Amazon Prime to co-produce Akshay Kumar starrer 'Ram Setu' 

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Mar 17, 2021, 10:13 PM(IST)

Akshay Kumar in a poster of 'Ram Setu' Photograph:( WION )

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OTT giant Amazon Prime is making its foray into film production in India. Its first film is Akshay Kumar starrer 'Ram Setu'. 
 

OTT giant Amazon Prime is making its foray into film production in India. Its first film is Akshay Kumar starrer 'Ram Setu'. 

Produced by Cape of Good Films, Abundantia Entertainment, Lyca Productions and Prime Video the action-adventure spectacle will be directed by Abhishek Sharma with Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi serving as the creative producer. Apart from Kumar, the film will feature Jacqueline Fernandes and Nushrratt Bharuccha in pivotal roles.

The film is an action-adventure drama that brings forward a story deeply rooted in Indian cultural and historical heritage. T
Following its theatrical release, Ram Setu will soon be available for Prime members in India and in more than 240 countries and territories.

Vijay Subramanium, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video India said, “At Amazon Prime Video, every decision we take is from a customer-first perspective. Stories that are entrenched in Indian soil have often found an audience not only in India but across the world, and we are delighted to further take a step into co-producing by collaborating with a film that highlights our Indian heritage. 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 look forward to telling the story of a significant part of Indian heritage, especially for the youth and I am happy that, with Amazon Prime Video, the story will cut across geographies and strike a chord with viewers across the world.”

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