Prime Video Reveals Ambitious Slate, from 'Mirzapur 3' to Boman Irani's Directorial Debut

Prime Video Reveals Ambitious Slate, from 'Mirzapur 3' to Boman Irani's Directorial Debut
Amazon Prime Video has unveiled an extensive lineup of 69 titles comprising returning and new series, along with original and licensed films set to premiere throughout the remainder of 2024. The announcement came during an exclusive event hosted by renowned filmmaker and talk show host, Karan Johar.
Among the highlights of the slate is the eagerly anticipated Indian installment of the Russo brothers' 'Citadel' universe, titled 'Citadel: Honey Bunny'. Starring Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, the series is helmed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, the creative minds behind the acclaimed series 'The Family Man'. Additionally, the duo is set to present a satirical comedy drama titled 'Gulkanda Tales'.
Further enriching the lineup is 'Matka King', a collaboration between Siddharth Roy Kapur and Nagraj Manjule, featuring Vijay Varma in the lead role. The series delves into the story of a Mumbai cotton merchant who revolutionizes the gambling landscape by introducing the concept of 'matka' to the masses.
Returning favorites include 'Mirzapur 3', 'Paatal Lok', and 'Panchayat', promising to deliver compelling narratives and memorable performances. Additionally, audiences can look forward to the second seasons of musical series 'Bandish Bandits' and Tamil crime drama 'Suzhal -- The Vortex'.
Introducing fresh and engaging content, Prime Video will debut titles such as 'Daring Partners', a narrative centered around an alcohol startup featuring Tamannaah Bhatia, Diana Penty, and Jaaved Jaaferi. Also on the horizon is 'Follow Karlo Yaar', an unscripted show by Uorfi Javed, and 'In Transit', a documentary series by Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti, and Ayesha Sood exploring the lives of trans and non-binary individuals.
The film lineup is equally impressive, with notable releases including Anil Kapoor's action-packed 'Subedar', Boman Irani's directorial debut 'The Mehta Boys', and the small-town comedy 'Supermen of Malegaon'. Additionally, audiences can anticipate the Usha Mehta biopic 'Ae Watan Mere Watan', featuring Sara Ali Khan, as well as the Abhishek Bachchan-starrer 'Be Happy', and 'Chhorii 2', a superstition-themed film.
Mike Hopkins, Head of Prime Video and Amazon MGM Studios, emphasized the global ambitions of the streaming platform, acknowledging the significance of the Indian market. With a commitment to delivering diverse and high-quality content, Amazon Prime Video aims to cater to the evolving preferences of audiences worldwide while establishing a strong foothold in India's vibrant entertainment landscape.