Amidst heightened anticipation, many of the super-fans of the popular Amazon Prime show ‘The Family Man’ managed to decode the launch date of the new season, from a clue hidden within a teaser.
Putting an end to the speculation and giving joy to many fans who have been awaiting the final confirmation on the launch date, Amazon Prime Video officially confirmed February 12 as the launch date for the new season of the award-winning show.
With a multi-layered narrative, the sequel of the action spy thriller marks the return of “Family Man” Srikant Tiwari, played by talented Indian actor . This time Srikant, while struggling to balance his personal and professional life, will be pitted against a new nemesis, Raji played by Samantha Akkineni. Replete with twists and turns, the upcoming season will see Srikant embarking on a new mission as “This Time, No One is Safe”.
Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, , said: “The Family Man had set a new benchmark in the spy thriller genre in India. Appreciated by fans and critics alike for its compelling storyline and phenomenal performances, the show became a part of our popular culture.
“The fact that the fans had successfully managed to decode the show’s launch date by reading ‘2021’ as ‘1202’ in reverse when we recently unveiled the teaser poster is a testament to the show’s unparalleled fandom! We are excited to present the brand new season of The Family Man to our customers. Watch out as ‘This Time, No One is Safe’!”
The maverick duo Raj and DK, creators of the show, added: “We are thrilled and excited to return to the world of ‘The Family Man’. The response to the first season was overwhelming and it struck a real chord with the viewers. And we are hopeful that we can continue to tell a story which is as compelling and engaging as the first season. The one question we were asked for the last 16 months is – when is coming.
“Our team has worked from home through the pandemic and amidst all the constraints to complete the season. We wish to thank everyone involved in our show, and fans can be sure that we have plenty of surprises in store for the new season of ‘The Family Man’.”
The Amazon Original Series features an ensemble cast including Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni, Priyamani, along with Sharib Hashmi, Seema Biswas, Darshan Kumar, Sharad Kelkar, Sunny Hinduja, Shreya Dhanwantary, Shahab Ali, Vedant Sinha and Mahek Thakur.
Produced by D2R Films, the much-awaited show will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories next month.
Amazon Prime Video had launched an of the series recently, which led to a wave of euphoria among fans.