Amazon Prime Video announces new all-female original series
Lead by an all-female cast and crew, Hush Hush is touted to be a thriller drama that will see the protagonists navigate passion, deceit, power and survival in society
On the occasion of International Women's Day, Amazon Prime Video has announced a new original series titled Hush Hush. Lead by an all-female cast and crew, Hush Hush (working title) is touted to be a thriller drama that will see the protagonists navigate passion, deceit, power, and survival in society.
The show also marks the digital debut of Juhi Chawla and Ayesha Jhulka. Soha Ali Khan, whose last screen appearance was 2018's Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, is also making her foray into the OTT space with the series.
The cast also includes Shahana Goswami (A Suitable Boy, Bombay Begums), Kritika Kamra (Tandav), and Karishma Tanna (Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat).
According to the press release from the makers, Hush Hush will propel forward the movement of women telling their own stories with a unique female gaze at its core.
Tanuja Chandra, known for directing films like Qarib Qarib Singlle and Dushman, will serve as the creative director and executive producer for the series. While Kopal Nathan has been slated to direct the show, Shikhaa Sharma of Shakuntala Devi fame will serve as original story writer and executive producer.
National Award-winning writer Juhi Chaturvedi, known for Gulabo Sitabo and Piku, will pen the dialogues for the series written by Ashish Mehta.
The series will be produced by Vikram Malhotra's Abundantia Entertainment, which has previously backed Breathe and Shakuntala Devi.