Actor Shahid Kapoor will soon debut on OTT platform with an Amazon Prime original series. To be directed by The Family man-famed Raj and DK, the series will reportedly contain their trademark dark and wry humor. About the development, Shahid said, "I have been keen to collaborate with Raj and DK... I couldn't think of anyone better.” Co-written by Sita Menon, Suman Kumar and Hussain Dalal, the series' remaining cast will soon be announced.… read-more
The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the makers of web-series Mirzapur while hearing a plea which accused the show of presenting objectionable storyline. The plea specifically objected to Rasika Duggal's character Beena having sexual relationship with her father-in-law and servant. The complainant, moreover, accused the show of ridiculing Mirzapur's rich historical and cultural values and insulting approximately 30 lakh population of the… read-more
The makers of Amazon Prime Video web series 'The Family Man' - Raj and DK - have officially announced a delay in the release of the second season till summer. Earlier, the Manoj Bajpayee starer was scheduled for a release on February 12. The makers stated, "we have been working super hard to get you a kickass season." The action-packed series include Samantha Akkineni, Shreya Dhanwantary, and Priyamani in lead roles.
Following the uproar against web series 'Tandav', the producers of Amazon Prime's popular show 'Mirzapur' have been booked under defamation charges. Reportedly, an FIR has been filed at Mirzapur's Kotwali Dehat police station by Arvind Chaturvedi. As per the complainant, the show was laded with abusive content, encourages social enmity, illicit relations on-screen, and presented the district in an antagonistic way. However, Chaturvedi has… read-more
Following controversy over newly-released web-series Tandav, Amazon Prime's officials have been summoned by the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry. Earlier, a formal police complaint was lodged by Mumbai's West Ghatkopar BJP MLA Ram Kadam on January 17 accusing the web series of hurting… read-more
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The Central government has announced the start of self-regulation in digital media, including all the over-the-top (OTT) platforms, and news portals. Reportedly, the decision has been taken to control the dissemination of sensitive contents, fake news etc. The officials have listed almost 40 OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hotstar among others. The officials said, "the digital media will soon have an overarching regulation for… read-more
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Amazon has joined hands with Airtel to launch Prime Video Mobile Edition plan, making India the first Amazon Prime country to offer such plan. Airtel user can avail this single-user mobile-only plan via pre-paid recharges that range from Rs 89 to Rs 349. The introductory offer of Rs 89 will provide 28-day access to the plan besides 6GB data. Amazon Prime India Director Gaurav Gandhi said it "will further accelerate Prime Video's adoption in… read-more
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The trailer of Amazon Prime's latest web series 'Tandav' was unveiled on January 4. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the political drama features Saif Ali Khan and Dimple Kapadia in lead roles. Besides, the series features Zeeshan Ayyub, Sunil Grover and Gauhar Khan among others. The trailer showcases how people from diverse backgrounds interact in their struggle to take the Prime Minister's throne. The series will premiere from January 15.
Streaming giant Amazon Prime Video on December 28 shared the first look of its web series 'The Family Man 2', which is set to be released on February 12. Lead actor Manoj Bajpai also shared the teaser picture on Instagram captioning it, "The wait is over. This is our New Year's gift for you. Open it carefully." The series will progress with the returning cast including Sharad Kelkar, Priyamani and Shreya Dhanwanthary.
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Amazon Prime Video on November 20 launched the teaser of the upcoming sports docu-drama 'Sons of the Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers'. The show explores the journey of the Abhishek Bachchan-owned team in the Pro Kabaddi League and their road to victory in the PKL-7. While sharing the teaser, Amazon wrote, "We are turning the town pink coz Panthers are on the way". The show will start streaming from December 4.