Amazon Prime Video announces slate of 40+ Indian originals: Shahid Kapoor Farzi to Made In Heaven 2 see what's on the horizon

    Amazon Prime Video announces slate of 40+ Indian originals: Shahid Kapoor Farzi to Made In Heaven 2 see what's on the horizon

    Amazon Prime Video doubles down on content investments in India. To launch over 40 new titles across series and movies in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu in the next 2 years.

    Amazon Prime Video announces slate of 40+ Indian originals: Shahid Kapoor Farzi to Made In Heaven 2 see what's on the horizon

    Amazon Prime Video has announced its biggest slate of original content to date in India at a grand event in Mumbai today. Ranging from web series to co-productions, Prime Video’s slate for the next 2 years includes 40 titles across languages.

    Announcing exciting new shows and films, like Shahid Kapoor starrer Farzi , Akshay Kumar starrer Ram Setu and Made In Heaven season 2, Sonakshi Sinha starrer Dahaad , Breathe season 2 among several others the OTT giant plans to double down on it investments in Indian content in the coming years.

    Check out the list of exciting originals announced at Prime Video Presents India -

    Scripted Originals

    1. Adhura (Hindi)

    A supernatural thriller set in an elite boarding school which hides a secret so dark and dreadful, it will shake the very foundations of the school and the lives of everyone connected to it.

    Production Company : Emmay Entertainment

    Creative Producer – Nikkhil Advani

    Directors: Gauravv Chawla and Ananya Banerjee

    Writers: Ananya Banerjee and Anand Jain

    Key Cast: Ishwak Singh, Rasika Dugal

    2. Bambai Meri Jaan (Hindi)

    In his quest to clean the mean streets of Bombay from the rise of organised crime in post-Independence India, an honest cop puts everything on the line including the thing he wants to protect the most, his family.

    Production Company: Excel Media and Entertainment

    Creators: Rensil D’Silva and Shujaat Saudagar

    Executive producers - Ritesh Sidhwani, Kassim Jagmagia and Farhan Akhtar

    Director: Shujaat Saudagar

    Writers: Stoy - Hussain Zaidi; Screenplay - Rensil D’Silva, Sammer Arora and Chaitanya Chopra; Dialogues and Additional screenplay - Hussain Dalal and Abbas Dalal

    Key Cast: Kay Kay Menon , Kritika Kamra, Avinash Tiwary, Amyra Dastur

    3. Call Me Bae (Hindi)

    Bae, billionaire fashionista is disowned by her ultra-rich family, owing to a salacious scandal and for the first time in her life, has to fend for herself. On this journey, she overcomes stereotypes and discovers who she really is. 

    Production Company: Dharmatic Entertainment

    Writers: Ishita Moitra, Samina Motlekar, Rohit Nair

    4. Crash Course (Hindi)

    A fictional account of two warring coaching institutes, and the effect it has on a group of young students who are preparing for their competitive exams, with dreams in their eyes and expectation of their families on their back.

    Production Company: Owlet Films

    Creator: Manish Hariprasad 

    Director: Vijay Maurya

    Writers: Manish Hariprasad, Raina Roy

    Key Cast: Annu Kapoor, Bhanu Uday, Udit Arora, Pranay Pachauri, Siddharth Kak, Chirag Vohra, Gaurav Sharma, Bidita Bag

    5. Dahaad (Hindi)

    A serial killer drama set in a small town, the show follows the investigations of a female inspector into a crime that shakes her core.

    Production Company: Excel Media and Tiger Baby

    Creators: Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar

    Executive Producers: Ritesh Sidhwani , Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti and Farhan Akhtar

    Directors: Reema Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi

    Writers: Reema Kagti, Ritesh Shah, Mansi Jain , Sunayana Kumari, Karan Shah , Chaitanya Chopra; Dialogues - Sumit Arora

    Key Cast: Sonakshi Sinha, Vijay Verma, Gulshan Devaiah , Sohum Shah

    6. Dhootha (Telugu)

    In this supernatural horror, possessed inanimate objects wreak havoc on the lives of people who commit deadly sins.

    Production Company: Northstar Entertainment 

    Executive Producer: Vikram K Kumar 

    Director: Vikram K Kumar 

    Writers: Vikram K Kumar, Dondapati Venkatesh, Poorna Prajna, Sripal Reddy, Naveen George Thomas

    Key Cast: Naga Chaitanya, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Prachi Desai, Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam 

    7. Farzi (Hindi)

    A small-time artist working out of his grandfather’s printing press has designed the ultimate con job - a crime uniquely suited to him - and gets pulled into the murky, high stakes world of all that it demands. A fiery, unorthodox task force officer has made it his mission to rid the country of the menace this poses in this fast-paced, edgy one-of-a-kind thriller. 

    Production Company: D2R Films 

    Creators: Raj & DK

    Directors: Raj & DK

    Writers: Raj & DK, Suman Kumar, Sita R Menon; Dialogues - Hussain Dalal; Additional Dialogues - Raghav Dutt 

    Key Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi, Raashi Khanna, Kay Kay Menon, Regina Cassandra, Zakir Hussain, Bhuvan Arora, Amol Palekar , Kubbra Sait

    8. Gulkanda Tales (Hindi)

    A new series from the house of Raj & DK.

    Production Company: D2R Films

    Creator: Raj and DK

    Director: Rahi Anil Barve

    Writers: Mitesh Shah, Raj & DK, Rahi Anil Barve; Dialogues - Yogesh Damble Rahi, Anil Barve

    Key Cast: Kunal Khemu, Pankaj Tripathi, Patralekha

    9. Happy Family Conditions Apply (Hindi)

    A light-hearted family comedy about a quirky but lovable joint family that is always at loggerheads with each other.

    Production Company: Hats Off Productions

    Directors: Aatish Kapadia, Jamnadas Majethia (JD)

    Producers: Jamnadas Majethia (JD), Aatish Kapadia

    Key Cast: Raj Babbar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Atul Kulkarni, Ayesha Jhulka

    10. Hush Hush (Hindi)

    The lives of five women intersect in unexpected ways when an unforeseen event unravels the façade of their lives. 

    Production Company: Abundantia Entertainment

    Directors: Tanuja Chandra, Ashish Pandey, Kopal Naithani

    Writers: Story - Shikhaa Sharma, Ashish Mehta; Screenplay; Ashish Mehta; Dialogues - Juhi Chaturvedi

    Key Cast: Juhi Chawla , Ayesha Jhulka, Soha Ali Khan, Karishma Tanna, Shahana Goswami, Kritika Kamra

    11. Indian Police Force (Hindi)

    An action thriller from one of the foremost name’s in the business, about a young Delhi Police officer who will go to any length to track down and bring to justice the terrorist mastermind behind a series of deadly bomb blasts around the country.

    Production Company: Rohit Shetty Picturez and Reliance Entertainment

    Creator: Rohit Shetty

    Directors: Rohit Shetty and Sushwanth Prakash

    Writers: Screenplay - Rohit Shetty, Anusha Nandakumar, Sandeep Saket; Dialogues - Anusha Nandakumar, Sandeep Saket; Dialogues - Ayush Trivedi

    12. Jee Karda (Hindi)

    A coming of age series that delves into the lives of a close-knit group of seven childhood friends, trying to steer their way through adulthood.

    Production Company: Maddock Films  

    Director: Arunima Sharma

    Writers: Arunima Sharma, Hussain Dalal, Abbas Dalal

    Key Cast: Tamannaah, Suhail Nayyar, Aashim Gulati, Anya Singh , Hussain Dalal, Samvedna Suwalka, Sayan Banerjee

    13. Jubilee (Hindi)

    Set in a newly independent India, Jubilee is a fictional period drama that unveils the stories and dreams that gave birth to Bollywood, as we know it.

    Production Company: Reliance Entertainment Studios

    Creators: Vikramaditya Motwane, Soumik Sen

    Director: Vikramaditya Motwane

    Writer: Atul Sabharwal

    Key Cast: Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aditi Rao Hyadri, Aparshakti Khurana, Wamiqa Gabi

    14. Modern Love Chennai (Tamil)

    The Chennai chapter of the widely loved US original anthology series, Modern Love Chennai explores six diverse yet universal stories of different facets, shades and moods of love, all set in the city’s many unique milieus.

    Production Company: Tyler Durden and Kino Fist 

    Creative Producer: Thiagarajan Kumararaja 

    Directors: Bharathi Raja , Balaji Sakthivel, Raju Murugan, Krishnakumar Ramakumar, Akshay Sundher  

    Writers: Balaji Tharaneetharan, Rajumurugan, Reshma Ghatala, Pratheep Kumar, Thiagarajan Kumararaja 

    Key Cast: Kishore , Ramya Nambeesan, Ashok Selvan, Ritu Varma, Vijayalakshmi, TJ Banu, Gouri Reddy, Samyuktha Vishwanathan, Vasudevan Murali, Chu Khoy Sheng, Sanjula S 

    The Hyderabad chapter of the widely loved US original anthology series, Modern Love Hyderabad explores six diverse yet universal stories of different facets, shades and moods of love, all set in the city’s many unique milieus.

    Production Company: SIC Productions (Films)

    Creative Producer: Nagesh Kukunoor 

    Producer: Elahe Hiptoola 

    Directors: Nagesh Kukunoor, Venkatesh Maha, Uday Gurrala, Devika Bahudanam

    Writers: Nagesh Kukunoor, Shashi Sudigala, Bahaish Kapoor 

    Key Cast: Aadhi Pinisetty, Nithya Menen , Ritu Varma, Suhasini Maniratnam , Revathy, Naresh, Malavika Nair, Abijeet Duddala , Naresh Agastya, Komalee Prasad, Ulka Gupta 

    The Mumbai chapter of the widely loved US original anthology series, Modern Love Mumbai explores six diverse yet universal stories of different facets, shades and moods of love, all set in the city’s many unique milieus.

    Production Company: Pritish Nandy Communications

    Executive Producer: Rangita Pritish Nandy

    Co-Executive Producer: Ishita Pritish Nandy

    Directors: Shonali Bose, Hansal Mehta, Vishal Bhardwaj, Alankrita Shrivastava, Dhruv Sehgal, Nupur Asthana

    Writers: Nilesh Maniyar, John Belanger, Hansal Mehta, Ankur Harish Pathak, Raghav Raj Kakkar, Kashyap Kapoor, Alankrita Srivastava, Jyotsna Hariharan, Vishal Bhardwaj, Dhruv Sehgal, Devika Bhagat, Nupur Asthana 

    Key Cast: Fatima Sana Shaikh, Tanuja, Pratik Gandhi, Ranveer Brar, Naseeruddin Shah, Meiyang Chang, Yeo Yann Yann , Ritvik Bhowmik, Masaba Gupta , Sarika , Danesh Rizvi, Ahsaas Channa, Arshad Warsi , Chitrangda Singh

    17. PI Meena (Hindi)

    A young, troubled, female private investigator gets thrown into a world, where she has to fathom the unfathomable and find her own self.

    Production Company: QED Films

    Director: Debaloy Bhattacharya

    Writer: Arindam Mitra

    Key Cast: Tanya Maniktala, Jisshu Sengupta , Vinay Pathak, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Samir Soni

    18. Shehar – Lakhot (Hindi)

    A neo-noir series about a man who reluctantly returns to his hometown where he not only battles his past demons, but also gets drawn into an even bigger cesspool of smoke and mirrors and must now prove his innocence.

    Production Company: Offroad Films

    Creators: Navdeep Singh, Devika Bhagat

    Director: Navdeep Singh

    Writers: Navdeep Singh, Devika Bhagat

    Key Cast: Priyanshu Painyuli, Shruthy Menon, Chandan Roy Sanyal , Kubbra Sait, Manu Rishi Chadha and Kashyap Sanghari

    19. Suzhal – The Vortex (Tamil)

    An investigation into a simple missing persons case unravels and rips the intricate social fabric of a small town.

    Production Company: Wallwatcher Films 

    Creators: Pushkar & Gayatri 

    Directors: Bramma, Anucharan. M 

    Writers: Pushkar and Gayatri 

    Key Cast: Aishwarya Rajesh, Kathir, R. Parthiban, Sriya Reddy  

    20. Sweet Kaaram Coffee (Tamil)

    Braving the unknown, three generations of women from the same family set off on an epic road trip.

    Production Company: Lion Tooth Studios 

    Creative Producer: Reshma Ghatala 

    Directors: Bejoy Nambiar, Krishna Marimuthu, Swathi Raghuraaman 

    Writers: Reshma Ghatala, Swathi Raghuraaman, Vinithra Madhavan Menon, Krishnaswamy Ramkumar 

    Key Cast: Lakshmi , Madhoo, Santhy Balachandran  

    21. The Village (Tamil)

    India’s first show based on a graphic novel, The Village follows a family on a road trip that falls victim to a clan of mutants.

    Production Company: Studio Shakthi 

    Creative Producer: Milind Rau 

    Director: Milind Rau 

    Writers: Milind Rau, Deepthi Govindarajan, Deeraj Vaidy 

    Key Cast: Arya, Divya Pillai, Aazhiya, Aadukalam Naren, Thalaivasal Vijay, Muthukumar, Kalai Raani , George M, John Kokken, Arjun Chidambaram, Pooja, Jayaprakash, P.N. Sunny  

    22. Vadhandhi: The fable of Velonie (Tamil)

    A dramatic noir thriller about the murder of a beautiful young girl, seen from the Rashomon -esque perspectives of an unrelenting obsessed cop, a novelist captivated by her grace and an opportunistic news editor.

    Production Company: Wallwatcher Films 

    Creator: Andrew Louis 

    Creative Producers: Pushkar & Gayatri 

    Director: Andrew Louis 

    Writer: Andrew Louis 

    Key Cast: S.J. Suryah, Laila, M. Nasser, Sanjana 

    Unscripted Original Series

    23. This is AP Dhillon

    An all access reality documentary based on AP Dhillon – the breakout star of the global Punjabi hip hop scene. Through this series we go behind the sensation of AP Dhillon, to tell a story which celebrates brown identity like no other.

    Production Company: Wild Sheep Content & Brown Munde Inc.

    Executive Producers: Erik Barmack & Kevin Buttar

    Executive Producer: AP Dhillon

    24. Cinema... Marte Dum Tak (Hindi)

    A docuseries that explores the lives and times of four cult filmmakers from the world of camp-cinema, as they set out to make a film they’ve always dreamt of.

    Production Company: Vice Media

    Executive Producer: Vasan Bala

    Writer: None

    Key Cast: J Neelam, Kishan Shah, Dilip Gulati, Vinod Talwar

    25. Dancing on The Grave (Hindi) 

    A true crime investigative series that tells the story of a sensational crime with access to exclusive interviews, shocking footage and the perpetrator himself.

    Production Company: India Today Productions

    Director: Patrick Graham

    Writers: Patrick Graham & Kanishka Deo

    26. India Love Project (Hindi)

    This is a docuseries that shares the inspiring love stories of real people from across the country where each episode tells an unusual yet hopeful story through the eyes of the real couples.

    Production Company: Dharmatic Entertainment

     

    Returning Series

    27. Breathe: Into The Shadows (Hindi)

    J’s existence and ideology re-emerge as he sets out to finish what he started leading Avinash to confront his merging dual-identity. Kabir Sawant must now fight the battle of his life as he protects the society that has become a victim in the endgame of this crazed saga.

    Production Company: Abundantia Entertainment

    Director: Mayank Sharma

    Writers: Story - Mayank Sharma, Arshad Syed & Vikram Tuli; Screenplay - Arshad Syed, Vikram Tuli, Mayank Sharma & Priya Saggi; Dialogues - Abhijeet Deshpande 

    Key Cast: Abhishek Bachchan , Amit Sadh, Nithya Menen, Naveen Kasturia, Saiyami Kher

    28. Comicstaan (Hindi)

    New comics, fresh laughs and more in the new season of Comicstaan.

    Production Company: Only Much Louder

    Director: Angshuman Ghosh

    Creative Director: Kreeti Gogia

    Key Cast: Sumukhi Suresh , Kenny Sebastian , Zakir Khan , Neeti Palta, Abish Matthew & Kusha Kapila

    29. Four More Shots Please! (Hindi)

    The four girls are coming back to live, love, blunder and discover what really makes them tick through friendship.

    Production Company: Pritish Nandy Communications

    Creators: Pritish Nandy Communications

    Director: Joyeeta Patpatia

    Writers: Devika Bhagat; Dialogues - Ishita Moitra

    Key Cast: Sayani Gupta , Bani J, Kirti Kulhari , Maanvi Gagroo, Prateik Babbar, Jim Sarbh, Rajeev Siddhartha, Lisa Ray, Simone Singh, Rohan Mehra, Shilpa Shukla and Sushant Singh

    30. Made in Heaven (Hindi)

    The wedding planning team is back to plan new weddings, face fresh challenges and in the process, chart the journey of their own lives.

    Production Company: Excel Media and Tiger Baby

    Creators: Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti.

    Executive Producers: Ritesh Sidhwani, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti and Farhan Akhtar

    Directors: Zoya Akhtar, Nitya Mehra, Alankrita Shrivastava, Neeraj Ghaywan

    Writers: Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti, Alankrita Srivastava

    Key Cast: Arjun Mathur , Sobhita Dhulipala, Jim Sarbh, Shashank Arora, Kalki Koechlin, Shivani Raghuvanshi

    31. Mirzapur (Hindi)

    The rivalry between Kaleen Bhaiyaa and Guddu only grows more intense from here.

    Production Company: Excel Media and Entertainment

    Directors: Gurmmeet Singh and Anand Iyer

    Writers: Story - Puneet Krishna and Vineet Krishna; Screenplay and Dialogues - Apurva Dhar Badgaiyan , Avinash Singh, Vijay Verma and Avinash Singh Tomar

    Key Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal , Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Rasika Dugal , Vijay Verma, Harshita Gaur, Anjum Sharma, Priyanshu Painyuli, Sheeba Chadha, Rajesh Tailang

    32. Mumbai Diaries (Hindi)

    Nine months later, the crew at Bombay General Hospital is back doing what they do best - saving lives. This season our doctors and residents at BGH grapple with an unprecedented natural calamity that brings the city to a standstill, whilst also fighting their own personal battles.

    Production Company: Emmay Entertainment

    Director: Nikkhil Advani

    Writers: Yash Chettija and Persis Sodawaterwala

    Key Cast: Konkana Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina, Natasha Bhardwaj, Satyajit Dubey, Mrunmayee Deshpande and Prakash Belawadi

    33. Paatal Lok (Hindi)

    Hathi Ram faces grave mortal dangers in a new pursuit that takes him back to the netherworld.

    Production Company: Clean Slate Filmz

    Creator: Sudip Sharma

    34. Panchayat (Hindi)

    An engineering graduate, Abhishek, is unable to find a job of his caliber. So, he ends up working for a panchayat in a remote Indian village and deals with several mundane challenges. As Abhishek settles, the village sees the rise of an opponent against Pradhan Ji and village politics of Phulera heats up. 

    Production Company - TVF

    Producer: Arunabh Kumar 

    Director: Deepak Kumar Mishra

    Writer: Chandan Kumar

    Key Cast: Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav , Neena Gupta, Chandan Roy, Faisal Malik and Sanvikaa

    35. The Family Man (Hindi)

    Srikant Tiwari sets off on another roller coaster ride, trying to balance life as a common man and a top-secret agent battling terrorists, rebels and moral dilemmas. 

    Production Company: D2R Films

    Creators: Raj & DK

    Amazon Original Movies

    36. Ammu (Telugu)

    In an attempt to get her abusive husband suspended from police duty, Ammu does the unthinkable.

    Production Company: Stone Bench

    Director: Charukesh Sekar

    Writers: Charukesh Sekar, Padmavathy

    Key Cast: Aishwarya Lekshmi, Naveen Chandra, Bobby Simha

    37. Aye Watan…Mere Watan (Hindi)

    Inspired by true events, it is the story of young girl who became uniquely instrumental to the freedom fight of Indian independence.

    Production Company: Dharmatic Entertainment

    Director: Kannan Iyer

    Writer: Darab Farooqui

    38. Maja Maa (Hindi)

    A warm, funny story set in Baroda about a loving mother who unwittingly becomes a hurdle to her son’s marriage plans and contests societal norms.

    Production Company: Leo Media Collective, Amritpal Singh Bindra

    Director: Anand Tiwari

    Writer: Sumit Batheja

    Key Cast: Madhuri Dixit Nene, Gajraj Rao, Ritwik Bhowmik , Barkha Singh, Srishti Shrivastava, Sheeba Chaddha , Rajit Kapur and Simone Singh

    Special Collaboration

    39. Tiku Weds Sheru (Hindi)

    Tiku wed Sheru is a roller coaster love story of two survivors who in spite of overwhelming odds have a great zest to live and celebrate life.

    Production Company: Manikarnika Films

    Director: Sai Kabir

    Writers: Amit Tiwari, Sai Kabir

    Key Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui , Avneet Kaur

    Co-Productions

    40. Neeyat (Hindi)

    When guests start dropping dead at exiled billionaire Ashish Kapoor’s birthday getaway, detective Mira Rao must unravel devious motives as the suspects are Kapoor’s close friends and family.

    Producers: Vikram Malhotra (Abundantia Entertainment) and Amazon Prime Video 

    Director: Anu Menon

    Story: Anu Menon, Advaita Kala and Girvani Dhyani

    Screenplay: Anu Menon, Priya Venkataraman, Advaita Kala and Girvani Dhyani

    Dialogues: Kausar Munir

    Key Cast: Vidya Balan , Ram Kapoor, Rahul Bose, Mita Vasishth, Neeraj Kabi , Shahana Goswami, Amrita Puri , Dipannita Sharma, Shashank Arora, Prajakta Koli, Danish Rizvi

    41. Ram Setu (Hindi)

    An atheist archaeologist turned believer must race against time to prove the true existence of the legendary Ram Setu before evil forces destroy the pillar of India’s heritage.

    Producers: Aruna Bhatia (Cape of Good Films), Vikram Malhotra (Abundantia Entertainment), Amazon Prime Video, Subaskaran, Mahaveer Jain and Aashish Singh (Lyca) 

    Writer & Director: Abhishek Sharma

    Creative Producer: Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi

    Key Cast: Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandes, Nushrratt Bharuccha , Satyadev Kancharana