Unpaused: Anthology of five Hindi shorts to premiere on Amazon Prime Video
Said to be stories of ‘hope, second chances, and new beginnings’, the shorts are directed by Raj & DK, Nikkhil Advani, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Avinash Arun, and Nithya Mehra
Amazon Prime Video has announced their upcoming original, Unpaused - an anthology of five Hindi short films featuring stories about ‘hope, second chances, and new beginnings’. It is set to premiere on December 18.
The five shorts are:
Glitch directed by Raj & DK and starring Gulshan Devaiah and Saiyami Kher
Apartment directed by Nikkhil Advani and starring Richa Chadha, Sumeet Vyas, and Ishwak Singh
Rat – A – Tat directed by Tannishtha Chatterjee and featuring Rinku Rajguru and Lillete Dubey
Vishaanu directed by Avinash Arun and starring Abhishek Banerjee and Geetika Vidya
Chaand Mubarak directed by Nitya Mehra and featuring Ratna Pathak Shah and Shardul Bhardwaj
An Amazon Original, Unpaused was shot during the Covid-19 Unlock phase in compliance with government regulations issued in the state of Maharashtra. It follows the launch of Putham Pudhu Kaalai, a Tamil five-film anthology released on Prime Video in October.
“The union of such creative forces during these unprecedented times is testament to the fact that art will always find expression, even in the most challenging times,” said Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video. She added, “These stories are a reminder that there is hope at the end of a dark tunnel and chance for us to embark on new beginnings. We are delighted to offer a fresh format with Unpaused to our customers.”