OTT Giant Amazon Prime Video is back with a bang. Yes, you heard it right. Amazon Prime Video has announced a huge line-up of original web series and films that it plans to release in the next 2 years. Among its 40 new titles, there are some big names making their Bollywood debut like Shahid Kapoor with Farzi, Juhi Chawla with Hush Hush, Sonakshi Sinha with Dahad and many others. Many successful shows are coming back too with their brand new seasons.
These include Made In Heaven Season 2, Mumbai Diaries Season 2, Mirzapur Season 3, The Family Man Season 3 and more. In short, there is something for everyone. Whether you love thrillers or action, romance or comedy, you will get it all here in one place. Adding to it, the OTT giant has teamed up with major production houses to acquire the OTT streaming right of movies like Pathan (Shahrukh Khan), Runway 34 (Ajay Devgn), Ram Setu (Akshay Kumar) and many more. Here’s the teaser OTT giant shared-
The Tagline Amazon Prime Video has used is called #SeeWhereItTakesYou. Experts claim that with this move, Amazon will surely disrupt the OTT market in the country. Some say that Prime’s aim is to topple Netflix very soon and that might just be possible considering the fact that Netflix has been losing its Indian subscribers and not renewing Indian web serries frequently.
Here is the line-up that Amazon Prime Video claims to release in the coming 1.5-2 years-
1. Farzi (web-series)
- Synopsis- 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.
- Starring- Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Raashi Khanna, Amol Palekar, Kubbra Sait, Vijay Sethupathi and others.
- Directed by- Raj & DK
2. Gulkanda Tales (web series)
- Synopsis- A new series from the house of Raj and DK.
- Starring- Kunal Khemu, Pankaj Tripathi, Patralekha and others.
- Directed by- Rahi Anil Barve
3. Jubilee (web series)
- Synopsis- 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.
- Starring- Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aditi Rao Hyadri, Aparshakti Khurana and others.
- Directed by- Vikramaditya Motwane
4. PI Meena (web series)
- Synopsis- A young, troubled female private investigator gets thrown into a world where she has to fathom the unfathomable and find her own self.
- Starring- Tanya Maniktala, Vinay Pathak, Samir Soni and others.
- Directed by- Debaloy Bhattacharya
5. Happy Family Conditions Apply (web series)
- Synopsis- A light-hearted comedy about a quirky but lovable joint family that is always at loggerheads with each other.
- Starring- Raj Babbar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Atul Kulkarni, Ayesha Jhulka and others.
- Directed by- Aatish Kapadia, Jamnadas Majethia
6. Shehar Lakhot (web series)
- Synopsis- 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.
- Directed by- Navdeep Singh
7. Dhootha (Web series)
- Synopsis- In this supernatural horror, possessed inanimate objects wreak havoc on the lives of people who commit deadly sins.
- Starring- Naga Chaitanya, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Prachi Desai and others.
- Directed by- Vikram K Kumar
8. Sweet Karam Coffee (web series)
- Synopsis- Braving the unknown, 3 generations of women from the same family set off on an epic road trip.
- Starring- Lakshmi, Madhoo, Santhy Balachandran and others.
- Directed by- Bejoy Nambiar, Krishna Marimuthu, Swathi Raghuraam
9. Suzhal The Vortex (web series)
- Synopsis- An investigation into a simple missing persons case unravels and rips the intricate social fabric of a small town.
- Starring- Aishwarya Rajesh, Kathir R Parthiban, Sriya Reddy and others
- Directed by- Bramma, Anucharan. M
10. Vadhandhi (web series)
- Synopsis- A dramatic noir thriller about the murder of a beautiful young girl, an unrelenting obsessed cop, a novelist captivated by her grace and an opportunistic news editor.
- Starring- S.J. Suryah, Laila, M. Nasser, Sanjana and others.
- Directed by- Andrew Louis
11. The Village
- Synopsis- The absolute powerhouse of talent, Arya, in India’s first show based on the graphic novel, The Village.
- Starring- Arya, Divya Pillai and others.
- Directed by- Milind Rau
12. Modern Love in India (web series)
- Synopsis- Modern Love continues with the stories of love, life and fulfilment set in the cities of Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad.
- Starring- Arshad Warsi, Chitrangada, Pratik Gandhi and many others.
- Directed by- Hansal Mehta, Pritish Nandy, Vishal Bharadwaj and others.
13. Ram Setu (movie)
- Synopsis- Watch Akshay Kumar in a race against time to prove the true existence of the legendary Ram Setu.
- Starring- Akshay Kumar, Nushrratt Bharucha, Jacqueline Fernandes and others.
- Directed by- Abhishek Sharma
- Synopsis- A billionaire’s getaway turns into a murder mystery. Detective Mira Rao must get to the truth. Promises to make you bite your nails off.
- Starring- Vidya Balan, Ram Kapoor, Rahul Bose, Mita Vashishth, and others.
- Directed by- Anu Menon
15. Hush Hush
- Synopsis- The lives of five women intersect in unexpected ways when an unforeseen event unravels the façade of their lives.
- Starring- Juhi Chawla, Ayesha Jhulka, Soha Ali Khan, Kritika Kamra, and others.
- Directed by- Tanuja Chandra, Ashish Pandey, Kopal Naithani
16. Breathe Into the Shadows Season 2
- Synopsis- Another intriguing tale of twists and mind games as Breathe Into the Shadows gets renewed for Season 2.
- Starring- Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Nithya Menon, and others.
- Directed by- Mayank Sharma
17. Made In Heaven Season 2
- Synopsis- We can hear the wedding bells ringing! To many more new weddings, face fresh challenges and in the process chart the journey of their own lives.
- Starring- Sobhita Dhulipala, Arjun Mathur, Jim Sarbh, Kalki Koechlin and others.
- Directed by- Zoya Akhtar, Nitya Mehra and Alankrita
18. Four More Shots Please Season 3
- Synopsis- Serving you another round of 4 MSP. To more life, love, blunder, and discover what really makes them tick through friendship.
- Starring- Sayani Gupta, Bani J, Kirti Kulhari, Maanvi Gaagro, and others.
- Directed by- Joyeeta Patpatia
19. Mirzapur Season 3
- Synopsis- One of the most successful crime thrillers of Amazon Prime returns with its next season.
- Starring- Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi, Vijay Verma, and others.
- Directed by- Gurmeet Singh, Anand Iyer
20. Paatal Lok Season 2
- Synopsis- successful dark horror series returns with season 2.
- Creator- Sudip Sharma
21. Mumbai Diaries Season 2
- Synopsis- The new dedicated team of doctors is back but a new challenge awaits. Watch out for the next chapter of Mumbai Diaries.
- Starring- Mohit Raina, Konkana Sen Sharma, Shreya Dhanwanthary and others.
- Directed by- Nikhil Advani
22. The Family Man Season 3
- Synopsis- The much-awaited trio of Srikant Tiwari, Chellam Sir, and JK return to save the country once again.
- Starring- Manoj Bajpayee, Sharib Hashmi, Priyamani, and others.
- Creators- Raj and DK
23. Panchayat Season 2
- Synopsis- Hum lauki toh nahi laaye hain, par season 2 zaroor leke aaye hain, says amazon.
- Starring- Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav, Neena Gupta, and others.
- Directed by- Deepak Kumar Mishra
- Synopsis- Sonakshi’s digital debut in a gripping tale of serial killings.
- Starring- Sonakshi Sinha, Vijay Verma, Gulshan Devaiah, and others.
- Directed by- Reema Kagti, Ruchika Oberoi
25. Bambai Meri Jaan
- Synopsis- A story set in post-independence Bombay where streets were riddled with crime. An honest cop’s journey as he tries to protect his family.
- Starring- Kay Kay Menon, Kritika Kamra, Avinash Tiwary and others.
- Directed by- Shujaat Saudagar
26. Jee Karda
- Synopsis- Celebrate life with these 7 childhood friends, trying to steer their way through adulthood.
- Starring- Tamannah, Suhail Nayyar, Aashim Gulati, and others.
- Directed by- Arunima Sharma
- Synopsis- A supernatural thriller set in an elite boarding school with a secret so dark, that it will shake up the lives of everyone connected to it.
- Starring-Ishwak Singh, Rasika Duggal
- Directed by- Gauravv K Chawla, Ananya Banerjee
28. Crash Course
- Synopsis- A fictional account of two warring coaching institutes and the effect it has on a group of young students.
- Starring- Annu Kapoor, Bhanu Uday, Udit Arora, and others.
- Directed by- Vijay Maurya
29. Tiku Weds Sheru
- Synopsis- A roller coaster love story of 2 survivors who in spite of overwhelming odds have a great zest to live and celebrate life.
- Starring- Avneet Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
- Directed by- Sai Kabir
30. Brown Munde
- Synopsis- Going OP with AP! An all-access reality documentary based on AP Dhillon- the breakout star of the global Punjabi Hip Hop scene.
- Starring- AP Dhillon
31. Cinema Marte Dum Tak
- Synopsis- For the love of cinema, Marte dam tak.
- Starring- J Neelam, Kishan Shah, Dilip Gulati, and others.
32. Dancing on the Grave
- Synopsis- The true story of a sensational crime, with access to shocking footage and exclusive interviews.
- Directed by- Patrick Graham
33. Maja Maa
- Synopsis- M se Maa, M se Madhuri. A warm, funny story about a loving mother and her son’s marriage plans.
- Starring- Madhuri Dixit, Gajraj Rao, Rithwik Bhowmik, and others.
- Directed by- Anand Tiwari
- Synopsis- A sweet name with a terrifying story. In an attempt to get her abusive husband suspended from police duty, Ammu does the unthinkable.
- Starring- Aishwarya Lekshmi, Naveen Chandra, and others
- Directed by- Charukesh Sekar
35. Aye Watan Mere Watan
- Synopsis- Inspired by the true story of a young girl and her unique role in the fight for India’s independence.
- Directed by- Kannan Iyer
36. Call me Bae
- Synopsis- The story of Bae, a billionaire fashionista disowned by her ultra-rich family after her involvement in a salacious scandal.
- Written by- Ishita Moitra, Samina Motlekar, Rohit Nair
37. India Love Project
- Synopsis- A docuseries that shares the inspiring and unusual love stories of real people from across the country.
- Produced by- Dharmatic Entertainment
38. Indian Police Force
- Synopsis- Rohit Shetty brings his cop universe to a digital platform and Delhi city.
- Starring- Siddharth Malhotra, Shilpa Shetty, Vivek Oberoi, and others.
- Directed by Rohit Shetty, Sushwanth Prakash
This was all about the original content coming to Prime Video, now let’s talk about the OTT streaming rights of upcoming movies post their theatrical release.
1. Amazon Prime Video has collaborated with Excel Entertainment to stream these 5 movies post-theatrical release-
- Phone Bhoot
- Fukrey 3
- Jee Le Zara
- Kho Gaye Hum Kahan
2. Amazon has teamed up with Yash Raj Films to stream these 5 movies post-theatrical release-
- Jayeshbhai Jordaar
- Tiger 3
3. Ajay Devgn Films come together with Amazon Prime to stream-
- Runway 34
- Thank God
- Drishyam 2
4. Dharma Productions comes together with Amazon Prime Video to stream-
- Jug Jugg Jeeyo (Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani)
- Govinda Naam Mera (Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar)
- Rocky aur Rani ki Prem Kahani (Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt)
With such a huge line-up of shows, movies, and premieres, Amazon Prime Video is all set to up its game in the Indian OTT world. Which of these shows/movies excited you the most? Do drop their names in the comments section below.