Mumbai, April 1, 2020: Amazon Prime Video kicks-off the month of April with the latest, exciting Indian and International titles across genres and languages. Starting April 3, Amazon Prime Video brings to you the mysteries of the universe with its latest 8-part sci-fi Amazon Original Series Tales from the Loop. Adding to the list of Academy Awards winners, Amazon Prime Video will also be premiering the musical-biopic film based on the life of legendary musician Sir Elton John, Rocketman on April 2. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Original Song and received nominations for its music across multiple major film and music awards.
Starting April 4, Prime members across 200 countries and territories can stream the much-awaited premiere of director Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s latest historical romantic drama Shikara. Starring newcomers Aadil Khan and Sadia in the lead, Shikara is the story of resilience in the face of insurmountable odds.
This week, Prime Video is set to take you on a quirky journey with Abhishek, an urban boy who takes up a job as a secretary for a rural panchayat in the upcoming series Panchayat. The eight-part comedy-drama is a classic fish out of the water story featuring a talented cast, including Jitendra Kumar (Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan) as the lead protagonist and Neena Gupta (Badhaai Ho), Raghubir Yadav (Massey Sahib) and Biswapati Sarkar as the warm yet quirky characters working at a local panchayat office. Panchayat will be available to stream globally starting April 3, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.
Prime members will also be able to stream the digital premieres of latest Indian titles including Love Aaj Kal Porshu (Bengali), HIT (Telugu), Trance (Malayalam), Maya Bazaar 2016 (Kannada) and Gidarh Singhi (Punjabi) shortly after their theatrical release.
The townspeople who live above “The Loop,” a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe, experience things previously consigned to the realm of science fiction. Created by Nathaniel Halpern, the show stars Rebecca Hall, Duncan Joiner, Daniel Zolghadri, among others.
Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical film based on the life of British musician Sir Elton John. Directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Lee Hall, it stars Taron Egerton as Elton John, with Jamie Bell as Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Sheila Eileen.
Panchayat is a light-hearted show capturing the journey of an urban protagonist Abhishek Tripathi, who for lack of a better job option, joins as secretary of a panchayat office in a remote village of Uttar Pradesh. Stuck between crazy characters, Abhishek unwillingly starts his job but with the sole motivation of getting out of there as soon as possible, for which he even prepares for CAT.
Shikara is the story of resilience in the face of insurmountable odds. It’s also the story of a love that remains unextinguished through 30 years of exile. A timeless love story in the worst of times.
Vikram is a 30-year-old cop. While he is battling with his own traumatic past, the stakes get high when a girl called Preethi mysteriously disappears in Hyderabad and Vikram has to solve the case at any cost
The Story revolves around Viju Prasad, a motivational trainer based out of Kanyakumari, and the growth and setbacks he faces in different phases of his life.
Maya Bazaar 2016 (Kannada)
An honest cop, a conman and a hopeless romantic form an unusual team during the days of demonetization to pull off a scam. A scam that is bigger than demonetization, but things go haywire.
Love Aaj Kal Porshu (Bengali)
Two people whose love is a force that can never be changed, no matter how much its surroundings may change. A unique take on the timelessness of romance.
Gidarh Singhi (Punjabi)
A family runs a flourishing Dhaba in Punjab. Everything is going great until one day the good luck omen is stolen. Bad luck strikes and everything goes downhill for the family leading to a massive financial crisis.
These shows and movies will join the thousands of TV shows and movies from Hollywood and Bollywood in the Prime Video catalogue. These include Indian-produced Amazon Original series like The Family Man, Mirzapur, Inside Edge and Made In Heaven, and award-winning and critically acclaimed global Amazon Original series, including Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Boys, Hunters, Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, all on Prime Video, which is available at no extra cost for Amazon Prime members. The service includes titles available in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi and Bengali.
Prime members will be able to watch all titles anywhere and anytime on the Prime Video app for smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, etc. In the Prime Video app, Prime members can download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost. Prime Video is available in India to Prime members for just ₹999 annually or ₹129 monthly, new customers can find out more at www.amazon.in/prime and subscribe to a free 30-day trial.