Amazon Prime Video announced today that it has started production on an upcoming Amazon Original Series, which has yet to be titled, starring Shahid Kapoor. The offbeat drama thriller is created by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, and will mark actor Shahid Kapoor’s digital debut. Filled with the dark and ironic humor of Raj and DK, the series will mark the director duo’s new collaboration with Amazon Prime Video following the spectacular success of The man of the family. The show is co-written by Sita R Menon, Suman Kumar and Hussain Dalal.
“At Amazon Prime Video, we are proud to welcome some of the best talent and storytellers from India and around the world,” said Vijay Subramaniam, Director and Head of Content, Amazon Prime Video, India. “Shahid Kapoor is an actor and we are delighted to have him join the Prime Video family with a brand new, exciting collaboration with Raj and DK. This is an original and unique combination that we are sure our customers will like! “
Referring to his digital beginnings, Shahid Kapoor said, “I have been keen to collaborate with Raj and DK for quite some time. My favorite Indian show on Amazon Prime Video is The man of the family. I couldn’t think of anyone better than them for my digital debut. Amazon Prime Video is a fabulous service and it’s a privilege to work with them. I loved the idea of the story when I first heard it and since then it has been an exciting adventure so far! I can’t wait to share this series with the public. “
“For us, the goal is always to challenge ourselves to do better with every movie or series we make.” said the designer duo Raj and DK. “It’s our favorite script and it’s really a labor of love. We found a perfect match in Shahid! He has always been our first choice for this series. We hit it off immediately and have been on the same page since the first time we spoke. Shahid is an exciting actor to watch and to work with! The intensity he brings to his roles is incredible. Our long-standing relationship with Amazon Prime Video makes us feel more responsible for every show we do with them. They have been fantastic partners. And we can’t wait to create this series! “
The announcement on the rest of the cast will be made shortly.
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