Bhumi Pednekar headlines Amazon’s new conspiracy thriller ‘Durgamati’

Bhumi Pednekar headlines Amazon’s new conspiracy thriller ‘Durgamati’

Talented Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar will headline the next Amazon Prime Video offering, conspiracy thriller ‘Durgamati’.

Described as a “chilling” script, the early December release also includes an ensemble cast of Arshad Warsi along with Mahie Gill, Jisshu Sengupta and Karan Kapadia in prominent roles.

Pednekar said: “I’m super excited about my upcoming film ‘Durgamati’ and it’s an honour to play the lead in this conspiracy thriller. Being an ardent fan of spine-chilling thrillers myself, I was delighted to be a part of such a gripping story.

“Also, I am glad to collaborate with Akshay Sir again after three years and present this wonderful film for audiences across the world.”

The film is written and directed by Ashok, produced by Vikram Malhotra and presented by actor-producer Akshay Kumar under the Cape of Good Films banner, along with Bhushan Kumar under the T-Series banner.

Vijay Subramaniam, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video, said: “We are delighted to bring ‘Durgamati’ to all the cinema fans across the country and beyond.

“With Bhumi in the lead, the movie features a talented starcast who will surely bring a riveting storyline to life. We are certain that this film will provide an entertainment package replete with twists and turns, coupled with thrills and chills to all our fans and audiences right in the comfort of their homes.”

Ashok is well-known for his blockbuster Telugu film ‘Bhaagamathie’ (2018) and in his latest film, Pednekar will be seen in the role of a government officer who becomes the target of a sinister conspiracy.

Vikram Malhotra, Founder & CEO – Abundantia Entertainment, said: “After successful launches earlier this year, including Amazon Original Series ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ and ‘Shakuntala Devi’, I am glad to once again collaborate with Amazon Prime Video for another exciting project, ‘Durgamati’.”

Prime members across 200 countries and territories will be able to stream the film December 11.

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