2024 INDIA SLATE

By Pickle  April 6, 2024
2024 INDIA SLATE, Pickle Media

Prime Video Unveils Vibrant and Diverse Content Slate

In just a few years since its launch, Amazon Prime Video has cemented its position as a cultural phenomenon in India.

With its diverse content offerings, innovative originals, and localized approach, the platform has successfully captured the hearts and minds of millions of Indian viewers.

As Prime Video continues to invest in local content production, expand its partnerships, and innovate its offerings, its presence in India is only expected to grow stronger. In an era where streaming has become synonymous with entertainment, Prime Video stands out as a beacon of creativity, diversity, and quality in the Indian media landscape.

Since its launch in India, Prime Video has not only revolutionized the way Indians consume entertainment but has also become an integral part of the country’s cultural fabric.

One of the key factors behind Amazon Prime Video’s success in India is its ability to cater to the diverse tastes and preferences of Indian audiences. From Bollywood blockbusters to regional language films and original series spanning various genres, Prime Video offers a wide array of content that resonates with viewers across the country.

Moreover, Prime Video’s commitment to localization has further strengthened its appeal among Indian audiences. The platform not only provides subtitles and dubbing in multiple languages but also produces original content in regional languages, ensuring that viewers feel connected and represented.

In an era where representation and inclusivity are at the forefront of media discussions, streaming giant Prime Video has once again demonstrated its commitment to diversity by unveiling an exciting and varied content slate.

The announcement comes as a refreshing acknowledgment of the importance of showcasing a multitude of voices and perspectives in the entertainment industry.

From groundbreaking original series to thought-provoking documentaries and captivating films, Prime Video’s upcoming lineup is poised to captivate audiences worldwide with its rich tapestry of storytelling.

With close to 70 series and movies, with most of them premiering on the service over the next two years.

As we enter the next phase, we are excited to champion the best of Indian stories and talent within the country and globally!
Gaurav Gandhi
Vice President, Prime Video, APAC

Original Series:

Prime Video continues to push boundaries with its original series, featuring narratives that reflect the complexities and nuances of our diverse world. From compelling dramas to innovative comedies, viewers can expect to be immersed in stories that celebrate cultural richness and explore universal themes.

With 40 Original series and movies, and 29 of some of India’s most anticipated movies, the new slate promises to bring the best of Indian entertainment to delight and engage customers.

The video streamer’s upcoming originals feature a wide array of series and movies spanning several genres in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

Its original series includes Excel Entertainment’s Andhera, Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu-starrer Citadel: Honey Bunny, the Indian adaptation of the American espionage thriller, Karan Johar-backed Daring Partners, Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Matka King starring Vijay Varma, and The Revolutionaries, an adaptation of the book by the same name.

New seasons of older franchises such as Mirzapur, Paatal Lok, Panchayat and Suzhal- The Vortex will be the other attractions.

Films:

Prime Video’s commitment to diversity extends to its film offerings, with a diverse selection of cinematic gems from both established and emerging filmmakers.

Premiere original movies that will be released on the platform are Be Happy starring Abhishek Bachchan, Subedaar featuring Anil Kapoor and Chhorii 2, a sequel to the horror thriller that had also premiered on the service.

Theatrical movies such as Shahid Kapoor’s Ashwatthama- The Saga Continues starring, Tiger Shroff’s Baaghi 4, Kartik Aaryan’s Chandu Champion, Ranveer Singh’s Don 3 among others will be released on Prime Video.

Documentaries:

In addition to its acclaimed original series and films, Prime Video is set to release a captivating array of documentaries that shed light on pressing social issues and untold stories from around the globe.

The schedule:

Amazon Prime Video will be rolling out a total of 27 original Indian series which include Gulkanda Tales, Daldal, Daring Partners, In Transit, Rangeen, The Great Indian Code, The Revolutionaries, Bandwaale, Waack Girls, Ziddi Girls, Ma Ka Sum, Dil Dosti Dilemma, Inspector Rishi, Gangs Kuruthi Punal, Snakes and Ladders, Thalaivettiyaan Paalayam, Sivarapalli, Arabia Kadali, and The Rana Connection, Citadel: Honey Bunny,Call Me Bae, The Tribe, Subedaar, Be Happy, Supermen of Malegaon.

The popular streaming platform will also be releasing new seasons of Paatal Lok, Bandish Bandits 2, and Suzhal – The Vortex.

In addition, the OTT giant will also release several original movies such as Subedar, Ae Watan Mere Watan, Be Happy, The Mehta Boys, Chhorii 2, Uppu Kappu Rambu Cheekati Lo, and Cheekati Lo.

Amazon Prime Video has also shared a list of movies that will be available on the platform after their theatrical release. The list includes Yodha, Bad Newz, Singham Again, Stree 2, Ikkis, Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya, Don 3, Ustad Bhagat Singh, Yudhra, Madgaon Express, Agni, Chandu Champion, Game Changer, Ground Zero, Sanki, Baaghi 4, Housefull 5, Rayaan, Hari Hara Veera Mallu, Kantara 2, Kanguva, and Ashwatthama – The Saga Continues.

Leaders talk

Sushant Sreeram, country director, Prime Video, India: At Prime Video, it has been our focus to super-serve Indian customers with the best of entertainment across formats. From clutter-breaking original series and movies, direct-to-service premieres to post-theatrical launches of some of the biggest hits across languages, our goal is to be the first choice of entertainment for every customer.

Aparna Purohit, head of Originals, India and Southeast Asia, Prime Video: At Prime Video, it has been our ongoing mission to be a global showcase for diverse, authentic, and rooted Indian stories, that can transcend linguistic and geographical borders.

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