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Citadel Honey Bunny, Daldal, Call Me Bae: New shows coming to Prime Video in 2024

Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu headline the Indian adaptation of espionage saga Citadel, originally featuring Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden

Agnivo Niyogi Calcutta Published 19.03.24, 05:19 PM
(L-R) Bhumi Pednekar in Daldal, Ananya Panday in Call Me Bae

(L-R) Bhumi Pednekar in Daldal, Ananya Panday in Call Me Bae Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video on Tuesday announced an exciting lineup of new shows including Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s espionage romance Citadel: Honey Boney, Bhumi Pednekar's cop drama Daldal, and Ananya Panday's web series debut Call Me Bae. Here’s what we know so far.

Citadel: Honey Boney: A captivating blend of spy action and romance set against the backdrop of the 90s, this espionage saga headlined by Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu is the Indian adaptation of Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden’s Citadel, which dropped on Prime Video last year.

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Call Me Bae: Ananya Panday's web series debut portrays the journey of a heiress-turned-hustler navigating the challenges of Mumbai's newsrooms, discovering her true strengths along the way. Directed by Collin D'Cunha, the show has been bankrolled by Dharmatic Entertainment Pvt Ltd.

The Tribe: Ananya Panday will also be seen in another series by Dharmatic Entertainment, titled The Tribe. Directed by Omkar Potdar, this series follows a group of Indian influencers striving for global fame in Los Angeles, offering a glimpse into the dynamics of social media stardom.

Matka King: Set in 1960s’ Mumbai, this fictional narrative explores the rise of a gambling game called Matka, disrupting the societal norms of the era. Vijay Varma leads the cast in this drama directed by Nagraj Manjule.

Daldal: Bhumi Pednekar stars as DCP Rita Ferreira in this gripping crime drama, where she grapples with past guilt while investigating a series of murders, putting her life and career at stake.

The Rana Connection: Hosted by Rana Daggubati, this talk show provides insights into the world of Indian cinema through candid conversations with industry peers, promising an engaging and insightful experience.

Rangeen: Exploring themes of marriage, morality, and masculinity, this series follows a middle-aged husband's journey of self-discovery after confronting uncomfortable truths about his relationship. Vineet Kumar Singh, Rajshri Deshpande, and Taaruk Raina feature in lead roles in this series directed by Kopal Naithani and Pranjal Dua.

The Revolutionaries: An adaptation of Sanjeev Sanyal's book of the same name, this series chronicles the lives and sacrifices of Indian freedom fighters who believed in armed resistance against the British Raj. Nikhil Advani has created this series for television, produced by Emmay Entertainment.

Fallout: Based on the renowned video game series, this post-apocalyptic tale follows the journey of survivors as they navigate a bizarre and dangerous world. Produced by Kilter Films, it boasts a stellar cast including Ella Purnell and Walton Goggins.

Inspector Rishi: Delving into the realms of supernatural horror, Inspector Rishi revolves around a cop of the same name who investigates mysterious murders intertwined with paranormal phenomena, unraveling both the crimes and his own inner conflicts. Naveen Chandra, Sunainaa, Kanna Ravi, Malini Jeevarathnam, Srikrishna Dayal, and Kumaravel feature in this series directed by Nandhini JS.

InTransit: Produced by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, In Transit is a documentary series directed by Ayesha Sood. It delves into the experiences of transgender and non-binary individuals as they navigate the complexities of love, identity, and the societal constructs of gender, all through a distinctively Indian lens.

Khauf: Jamtara actress Monika Panwar headlines Khauf, the story of a young woman who finds herself entangled in a battle against mysterious entities both within and beyond the confines of her hostel room while confronting the shadows of her troubled past. Directed by Pankaj Kumar, Surya Balakrishnan, the show also features Rajat Kapoor, Abhishek Chauhan, Geetanjali Kulkarni and Shilpa Shukla in key roles.

Bandwaale: In Bandwaale, directed by Akshat Verma and Ankur Tewari, Shalini Pandey plays the role of a budding poetess named Mariam. Mariam's aspirations clash with the traditional norms of a small town, where marriage seems to be the inevitable fate for young women. Determined to break free from this confinement, she turns to the internet as an outlet for her poetry. Assisted by an unconventional duo — a brass band singer portrayed by Swanand Kirkire and a modern-day DJ played by Zahaan Kapoor — Mariam embarks on a journey to find liberation and self-expression.

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