Amazon Prime Video to stream new international, Indian content this week

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MUMBAI: Over the top (OTT) platform Amazon Prime Video will be streaming three new international series this week in addition to digitally premiering four new Indian language titles.

Amazon Prime Video brings for its audience an all-new Amazon Original ‘Free Meek’. Produced by and starring Grammy-winning artist Jay Z, ‘Free Meek’ is a mini docuseries that chronicles the life of the Philadelphia based rap artist Meek Mill. The docu-series takes its viewers from the rise of his music to his incarceration and eventual release from prison.

Prime Members can also stream the final season of the fantasy drama- adventure series, ‘Preacher’. As the story inches closer to the finale, God’s endgame for the universe begins to click into place. The popular series is created by Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogens and stars Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, and Ruth Negga.

Amazon Prime Video brings its customers another fantasy series, ‘The Rook’ Season 1 starring Emma Greenwell, Joely Richardson, and Jon Fletcher. The series set in London centers on a young woman pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries while grappling with extraordinary abilities of her own.

The platform will also digitally premiere four new Indian language titles, shortly after their theatrical releases. Marathi comedy, ‘Takatak’ is directed by Milind Arun Kavde and stars Prathamesh Parab, Ritika Shrotri and Abhijeet Amkar as the lead.

‘Pathinettam Padi’ is a Malayalam action-drama starring Mammootty Prithviraj Sukumaran and Arya. Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya the Telugu action drama is directed by Swaroop RSJ and stars Suhas, Viswanath and Darbha Appaji Ambarisha. Raatchasi a Tamil film directed by SY Gowthamraj and the drama film stars Jyotika, Hareesh Peradi, and Poornima Jayaram are set to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

Highlights:

Free Meek Season 1

This intimate documentary series follows Meek Mill’s transformation from chart-topping rapper to face of the battle for justice reform. Meek’s 2017 arrest for probation violations sparked outrage beyond his native Philadelphia. As he, his family, and his legal team fight for his freedom, cameras capture the birth of the FREE MEEK movement. Meek alleges he was wrongfully convicted at age 19, and a re-investigation of his case explores allegations of dirty cops, planted evidence, and systemic corruption within a broken judicial system. While Meek’s battle with the criminal justice system intensifies, he becomes a voice for reform nationwide.

Preacher Season 4

As the story inches closer to the finale, God’s endgame for the universe begins to click into place. Trapped between heavenly prophecies, hellish prisons, and all-out nuclear war, Jesse, Tulip, and Cassidy make their bloody way to the Most High. Whether they can reach God in time — or whether all this carnage is part of His divine plan — will soon be revealed as Preacher barrels towards the end.

The Rook Season 1

The London-set series centers on a young woman pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries while grappling with extraordinary abilities of her own. After waking in a park with total amsia surrounded by dead bodies, she must fight to uncover her past and resume her position at the head of Britain’s most secret (supernatural) service before the traitors who stole her memory can finish what they started.

Comicstaan Season 2 Episode 7

Watch Comicstaan Season 2 contestants do comedy while not doing comedy. We hope you laugh in this Alternative round mentored by the twinkling Kenny Sebastian.

Aspiring comedians from all over India compete to see who will be the future of funny. Mentored by the biggest comics in the country, find out who will be crowned the winner of Comicstaan!

Pete The Cat Season 1B (Kids)

Based on the New York Times #1 best-selling children’s books, Pete the Cat is a fun, musically driven series about exploring your world and trying new things; while being smart, accepting, and optimistic. Whether you’re making new friends or facing all of life’s ups and downs, Pete highlights the groovy lessons life can teach you.

Raatchasi (Tamil)

Geetha Rani, the new headmistress of a Government School, has to confront misbehaving students, lethargic faculty and non-existent routines. As she faces these difficulties, will she be able to reform the education system and society?

Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (Telugu)

Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya is an authentic humorous investigative thriller revolving around the adventures of a detective based out of Nellore.

Takatak (Marathi)

Takatak revolves around a level-headed and matured girl named Kamaxi and her wild and impulsive younger sister Minaxi get into a roller-coaster ride as Kamaxi gets hitched to a porn addict and Minaxi ends up in the middle of a love triangle.

Pathinettam Padi (Malayalam)

Two Schools – one for the rich and one for the poor. Two rival gangs. Two rebel leaders and their epic tale of romance, rivalry, and friendship. Prof. John Abraham, who guides these youngsters as they step from adolescence to adulthood.


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