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Amid growing anticipation among fans of the popular ‘The Family Man’, Amazon Prime Video has confirmed June 4 as the release date for the new season of it’s the show created by the maverick duo Raj & DK.
Marking this significant announcement milestone, Amazon Prime Video released a captivating which showcases the return of “Family Man” Srikant Tiwari, played by . In the new season Srikant Tiwari will be pitted against a new, powerful and brutal adversary named Raaji, essayed by Samantha Akkineni.
The nine-part season of the thriller will see Srikant continuing to jostle between the duality of being a middle class family man and a world class spy and trying to save the nation from an imminent attack. Packed with exciting twists and an unexpected climax, the upcoming season of the edgy action-drama series will give a riveting glimpse of the two worlds of Srikant.
Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, , said: "Nothing is more rewarding for us than our characters becoming a household name. The fact that Srikant Tiwari, the quintessential Family Man, received so much love and appreciation validates our belief that good, authentic stories connect and transcend all barriers.
“The new season of ‘The Family Man’ is bigger, more complex and dials up the action. We’re confident that the viewers will be enthralled to witness the face-off between Srikant and his nemesis. It's a pleasure for everyone here at Amazon to unveil a content gem that connects with audiences in India and beyond and we just can’t wait for the launch of the show’s new season next month.”
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The season marks the digital debut of superstar Akkineni, who joins the stellar cast of the show including Padma Shree recipient , Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi and Seema Biswas.
Creators Raj and DK said: "We promised the season will be out by end of this summer, and we are glad that we just about kept that promise. The wait will finally be over on June 4 as Srikant Tiwari will return with a thrilling storyline, and ‘danger really has a new face’ — Samantha Akkineni, who has done a tremendous job, along with the always-fantastic ensemble cast. We are confident we have carved out an exciting season for you all, despite having to work through the pandemic.
“Hopefully the new season will be worth the wait. These are extremely difficult times, and we hope and pray for better times. Please stay safe, mask up, and vaccinate as soon as you can.”