Amazon Prime Video ventures into film production in India with Akshay Kumar's Ram Setu
Directed by Abhishek Sharma, the action-adventure drama also stars Jacqueline Fernandes and Nushrratt Bharuccha
Amazon Prime Video is set to co-produce Akshay Kumar-starrer Ram Setu, which is also bankrolled by Cape of Good Films, Abundantia Entertainment, and Lyca Productions. Directed by Abhishek Sharma, the action-adventure drama has Prithviraj Chauhan-filmmaker Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi on board as the creative producer.
Talking about the landmark move, Vjiay Subramanium, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video India said, “Our collaboration with Vikram Malhotra and Abundantia Entertainment as well as with Akshay Kumar till date has been unique and highly successful; and with this step, we move into the direction of further deepening and strengthening our association. With an exemplary cast and a story that is unique yet steeped in history, we look forward to continuing to entertain our customers the world over.”
Actor Akshay Kumar added, “The story of Ram Setu is one that has always intrigued and inspired me: it represents strength, bravery and love, and uniquely Indian values that have formed the moral and social fabric of our great country. Ram Setu is a bridge between generations past, present and future. I am happy that, with Amazon Prime Video, the story will cut across geographies and strike a chord with viewers across the world.”
Also starring Jacqueline Fernandes and Nushrratt Bharuccha, the film will stream on Amazon Prime Video after its theatre release.