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Prime Video India reveals 40-strong programming slate for subsequent 2 yrs

Mumbai: At a star-studded occasion hosted by Karan Johar, Abhishek Bachchan and Sumukhi Suresh, Amazon Prime Video on Thursday rolled out an formidable five-year highway map and unveiled a 40-strong slate of latest titles, new movies (each originals and collaborations) and new seasons to be streamed over the subsequent two years.

The choices embody ‘The Household Man’ duo Raj and DK’s con thriller sequence ‘Farzi’, starring Shahid Kapoor and Vijay Sethupati, and Rohit Shetty’s ‘Indian Police Drive’, with Sidharth Malhotra and Shilpa Shetty within the lead roles, in addition to new seasons of ‘Mirzapur’, ‘Paatal Lok’, ‘Mumbai Diaries’, ‘4 Extra Photographs Please’ and naturally, ‘The Household Man’.

For the star-struck, there’s Juhi Chawla, who essayed a candy return in ‘Sharmaji Namkeen’, main the solid of ‘Hush Hush’, Telugu star Naga Chaitanya within the supernatural horror sequence ‘Dhootha’, and Sonakshi Sinha enjoying a police inspector within the serial killer drama ‘Dahaad’ created by Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar.

The streamer, which has accomplished half a decade in India, additionally has a lineup of unique movies, notably the comedy ‘Maja Maa’ with Madhuri Dixit Nene, collaborations, such because the Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer ‘Tiku Weds Sheru’, and co-productions, together with the Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘Ram Setu’ and the crime thriller ‘Neeyat’ with Vidya Balan and Ram Kapoor.

A flurry of main bulletins had been made on the marquee occasion, which included a dedication from the streamer to greater than double its funding in Prime Video India over the subsequent 5 years, a foray into unique movies, and licensing offers with main Indian manufacturing homes: Ajay Devgn FFilms, Dharma Productions, Excel Leisure and Yash Raj Movies.

Amongst its different hooks for viewers, Amazon has launched Prime Video Retailer, its transactional video-on-demand (TVOD) film rental service in India, obtainable to each Prime members and non-members. The service will allow prospects to get early rental entry to the newest Indian and worldwide movies.

The occasion was attended by Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios; Kelly Day, VP, worldwide, Amazon Prime Video; James Farrell, head of native originals, Amazon Studios; Gaurav Gandhi, nation head, Amazon Prime Video India; and Aparna Purohit, head, India originals.

“We’ve got performed a key position in serving to develop the linguistic palette of Indian prospects, thereby rising the viewers base for creators and expertise,” stated Gandhi. Purohit added: “We’re assured that our upcoming slate of exhibits and movies will transcend all boundaries of language, nationality or codecs.”

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Written by VK Team

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