Amazon Prime Video has big plans in India. Unveiling its biggest slate yet at its first Prime Video Presents India showcase event in Mumbai recently, they announced over 40 new titles, in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, across original series, original movies and co-productions, which he plans to launch or release over the next 24 months.
Here is the price we can expect from the platform.
Original Scripted Series:
- Emmay Entertainment Adhoura (Hindi): A supernatural thriller set in an elite boarding school run by Gauravv Chawla and Ananya Banerjee and starring Ishwak Singh and Rasika Dugal.
- Excel media key Bambai Meri Jaan (Hindi): In his quest to clean the streets of Mumbai from organized crime, an honest cop puts everything on the line. Starring Kay Kay Menon and Kritika Kamra.
- Dharmatic Entertainment Call me Bae (Hindi): Bae, a billionaire fashionista, is disowned by her ultra-rich family.
- Owl Films’ Intensive course (Hindi): A fictional account of two warring coaching institutes run by Vijay Maurya.
- Excel Media and Tiger Baby Dahad (Hindi): A serial killer drama set in a small town directed by Reema Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi and starring Sonakshi Sinha and Vijay Verma.
- Northstar Entertainment Dhootha (Telugu): In this supernatural horror, possessed inanimate objects wreak havoc in the lives of people who commit deadly sins. Directed by: Vikram K. Kumar and starring Naga Chaitanya and Parvathy Thiruvothu.
- D2R Films’ Farzi (Hindi): A little artist working in his grandfather’s printing shop has devised the ultimate scam. Directed by Raj & DK and starring Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi, Raashi Khanna, Kay Kay Menon and Regina Cassandra.
- D2R Films’ Tales of Gulkanda (Hindi): Directed by Rahi Anil Barve and starring Kunal Khemu, Pankaj Tripathi and Patralekhaa.
- Hats off Productions’ Happy family conditions apply (Hindi): A lighthearted family comedy directed by Aatish Kapadia & Jamnadas Majethia (JD) Starring Raj Babbar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Atul Kulkarni and Ayesha Jhulka.
- Abundantia Entertainment’s Hush hush (Hindi): The lives of five women unexpectedly intersect when an unforeseen event unveils the facade of their lives. Directed by Tanuja Chandra, Ashish Pandey & Kopal Naithani and starring Juhi Chawla, Ayesha Jhulka and Soha Ali Khan.
- Rohit Shetty Picturez and Reliance Entertainment Indian font (Hindi). An action thriller about a young Delhi policeman directed by Rohit Shetty and Sushwanth Prakash and starring Sidharth Malhotra, Shilpa Shetty, Vivek Oberoi and Isha Talwar.
- Maddock Films’ jee karda (Hindi) is a coming of age series Directed by Arunima Sharma, it stars Tamannaah Bhatia and Suhail Nayyar
- Reliance Entertainment Jubilee (Hindi): Set in a newly independent India, this period drama unravels the stories and dreams that gave birth to the Hindi film industry. Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, it stars Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aditi Rao Hydari, Aparashakti Khurana and Wamiqa Gabbi.
- Tyler Durden and Kino Fist Modern Love Chennai (Tamil): The Chennai chapter of the highly acclaimed American original anthology series is directed by Bharathi Raaja, Balaji Sakthivel, Raju Murugan, Krishnakumar Ramakumar & Akshay Sundher and starring Kishore and Ramya Nambeesan.
- SIC Productions’ Modern Love Hyderabad (Telugu): The Hyderabad Chapter led by Nagesh Kukunoor, Venkatesh Maha, Uday Gurrala and Devika Bahudanam and featuring Aadhi Pinisetty and Nithya Menen.
- Pritish Nandy Communications’ Modern Love Bombay (Hindi): The Mumbai Chapter directed by Shonali Bose, Hansal Mehta, Vishal Bhardwaj, Alankrita Shrivastava, Dhruv Sehgal & Nupur Asthana, it features Tanuja, Pratik Gandhi, Naseeruddin Shah and Fatima Sana Shaikh.
- QED Films’ PI Meena (Hindi): A troubled young private detective is thrown into a world where she must fathom the unfathomable and find herself. Directed by Debaloy Bhattacharya, it stars Tanya Maniktala and Jisshu Sengupta.
- off-road movies Shehar–Lachot (Hindi): A neo-noir series about a man who reluctantly returns to his hometown. Directed by Navdeep Singh, it stars Priyanshu Painyuli and Shruthy Menon.
- Wallwatcher Films’ Suzhal – The Vortex (Tamil): An investigation into the case of a simple missing person uncovers and tears apart the complex social fabric of a small town. Directed by Bramma & Anucharan M., it stars Aishwarya Rajesh and Kathir.
- lion’s tooth studios Sweet Kaaram coffee (Tamil): Braving the unknown, three generations of women from the same family embarked on an epic road trip. Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, Krishna Marimuthu and Swathi Raghuraaman, it stars Lakshmi, Madhoo and Santhy Balachandran.
- Studio Shakti’s The village (Tamil): India’s first show based on a graphic novel, it follows a family on a road trip that becomes the victim of a clan of mutants. Directed by Milind Rau and starring Arya and Divya Pillai.
- Wallwatcher Films’ Vadhandhi: The Fable of Velonia (Tamil): A dark dramatic thriller about the murder of a beautiful young girl. Directed by Andrew Louis and starring SJ Suryah and Laila.
Unscripted Original Series:
- Wild Sheep Content’s & Brown Munde Inc.’s This is AP Dhillon: This is an accessible reality documentary based on AP Dhillon, the star of the global Punjabi hip-hop scene.
- Vice Media Cinema…Marte Dum Tak (Hindi): A documentary series that explores the lives and times of four cult filmmakers from the world of camp cinema, as they set out to make their dream movie.
- Productions from India today Dancing on the grave (Hindi): This is a true crime investigation series that tells the sensational crime story with access to exclusive interviews and footage and even the author. Directed by Patrick Graham.
- Dharmatic Entertainment India love project (Hindi): This is a documentary series that shares the inspiring love stories of real people from across the country.
- Abundantia Entertainment’s Breathe: in the shadows (Hindi): Directed by Mayank Sharma and starring Abhishek Bachchan, Nithya Menen and Saiami Kher.
- Only much stronger comicstaan (Hindi): Directed by Angshuman Ghosh.
- Pritish Nandy Communications’ Four more shots please! (Hindi): The four girls return to live, love, blunder and find out what really drives them through friendship. Directed by Joyeeta Patpatia and starring Sayani Gupta, Bani J, Kirti Kulhari and Maanvi Gagroo.
- Excel Media and Tiger Baby Made in heaven (Hindi): The wedding planning team is back to planning weddings, taking on new challenges and charting their own life course. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Nitya Mehra, Alankrita Shrivastava & Neeraj Ghaywan and starring Arjun Mathur and Sobhita Dhulipala.
- Excel Media and Entertainment Mirzapur (Hindi): The rivalry between Kaleen Bhaiya and Guddu only escalates from here. Directed by Gurmmeet Singh & Anand Iyer and starring Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal and Shweta Tripathi Sharma.
- Emmay Entertainment Mumbai Newspapers (Hindi): Directed by Nikkhil Advani and starring Konkana Sen Sharma and Mohit Raina.
- Clean Slate Filmz’ Paatal Lok (Hindi): Hathi Ram faces grave mortal danger in a new pursuit that takes him back to the underworld.
- FST Panchayat (Hindi): An engineering graduate working for a panchayat in a remote Indian village faces challenges. Directed by Deepak Kumar Mishra and starring Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav and Neena Gupta.
- D2R Films’ The man of the family (Hindi): Srikant Tiwari embarks on another roller coaster, trying to balance the life of an ordinary man and a top secret agent and starring Manoj Bajpayee and Nithya Menen.
Amazon Original Movies:
- stone bench Ammu (Telugu): In an attempt to get her abusive husband suspended from his police duties, Ammu does the unthinkable. Directed by Charukesh Sekar and starring Aishwarya Lekshmi, Naveen Chandra and Bobby Simha.
- Dharmatic Entertainment Aye Watan… Mere Watan (Hindi): Inspired by real events, it is the story of a young girl who became a unique instrument of India’s freedom struggle and led by Kannan Iyer.
- Leo Media Collective and Amritpal Singh Bindra maja maa (Hindi): A warm and funny story set in Vadodara about a loving mother who unwittingly becomes an obstacle to her son’s wedding plans and challenges societal norms. Directed by Anand Tiwari and starring Madhuri Dixit Nene, Gajraj Rao and Ritwik Bhowmik.
- Manikarnika Films’ Tiku marries Sheru (Hindi): A rollercoaster love story between two survivors who, despite overwhelming odds, have a great zest for life. Directed by Sai Kabir and starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Avneet Kaur.
- Abundantia Entertainment’s Neeyat (Hindi): When guests start dropping dead at exiled billionaire Ashish Kapoor’s birthday getaway, a detective must unravel devious motives. Directed by Anu Menon and starring Vidya Balan and Ram Kapoor.
- Cape of Good Films and Abundantia Entertainment Ram Setu (Hindi): An atheist-turned-believer archaeologist must race against time to prove the true existence of the legendary Ram Setu before evil forces destroy the pillar of Indian heritage. Directed by Abhishek Sharma and starring Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandes and Nushrratt Bharuccha.
- Ajay Devgn FFilms’ Runway 34 (published), Thank God, Drishyam 2 & Bholah.
- Dharma Productions’ Jug Jug Jeeyo, Govinda Naam Mera & Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani.
- Excel Entertainment Phone Bhoot, Yudra, Foukrey 3, Jee Le Zara & Kho Gaye Hain Hum Kahan.
- Yash Raj Films’ Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Prithviraj, Shamshera, tiger 3 & Pathane.