Vijay Varma-starrer series Matka King begins filming

The series is helmed by acclaimed Marathi director Nagraj Manjule and written by Abhay Koranne along with him
A poster from the series shared by Prime Video
A poster from the series shared by Prime Video

The Vijay Varma headliner Prime Video series Matka King has commenced filming, the streamer announced on Wednesday. They also shared a poster of Vijay, donning a moustache like an 80s villain and flipping cards.

The series is helmed by acclaimed Marathi director Nagraj Manjule and written by Abhay Koranne along with him. It is produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, along with Nagraj.

Matka King is a fictional tale set in 1960s Mumbai, where an enterprising cotton trader who craves legitimacy and respect starts a new gambling game dubbed ‘Matka’. This game takes the city by storm, democratising a terrain previously reserved for the rich and elite. The series also features an exciting ensemble cast including Kritika Kamra, Sai Tamhankar, Gulshan Grover and Siddharth Jadhav in pivotal roles.

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