Shahid Kapoor marks his debut in digital media with a series
Today, Amazon Prime Video revealed that shooting on an upcoming Amazon Original Series starring Shahid Kapoor in the lead has begun.
Created by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, the quirky drama thriller will mark actor Shahid Kapoor's digital debut. Packed with the trademark dark and humorous style of Raj and DK, the series will mark the latest partnership of the director duo with Amazon Prime Video after The Family Man's spectacular success. It is co-written by Sita R Menon, Suman Kumar and Hussain Dalal.
"At Amazon Prime Video, we take pride in being home to some of the best talent and storytellers from India and across the world," said Vijay Subramaniam, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video, India.
"Shahid Kapoor is an incredibly gifted actor, and we are excited to have him join the Prime Video family with a brand new exciting collaboration with Raj and DK. This is a fresh and unique combination that we're confident will be a hit with our customers!" he further commented.
The actor revealed on talking about his digital debut, "I have been keen to collaborate with Raj and DK for a while. My favourite Indian show on Amazon Prime Video is The Family Man. I couldn't think of anyone better for my digital debut than them. Amazon Prime Video is a fabulous service and it's a privilege to work with them. I loved the story idea when I first heard it and since then it has been an exciting ride so far! Can't wait to share this series with the audience."
"For us the objective is always to challenge ourselves to do better with every film or series we do. This is our favourite script and has truly been a labour of love. We found a perfect match in Shahid! He was always our first choice for this series. We hit it off immediately, and have been on the same page from the first time we spoke. Shahid is an exciting actor to watch and work with! The intensity he brings to his roles is amazing. Our long-standing relationship with Amazon Prime Video makes us feel more responsible towards every series we do with them. They have been fantastic partners. And we can't wait to create this series!" mentioned the director duo Raj and DK.
An announcement about the surprise cast featuring in the series will be available shortly.
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