Vidya Balan's Sherni to release on Amazon Prime Video next month
Amazon Prime Video today announced that the Hindi movie Sherni will globally premiere on the streaming service as a Direct-To-Stream Amazon Original Movie next month. Directed by the talented filmmaker Amit Masurkar and produced by T-Series & Abundantia Entertainment, the movie stars Vidya Balan in the lead along with a powerful ensemble cast comprising of versatile artists such as Sharad Saxena, Mukul Chaddha, Vijay Raaz, Ila Arun, Brijendra Kala and Neeraj Kabi. A riveting storyline to look-forward to, in Sherni, Vidya Balan plays the role of an upright Forest Officer who strives for balance in a world of man-animal conflict while she also seeks her true calling in a hostile environment.
Speaking about the upcoming Amazon Original Movie, Vijay Subramaniam, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video India says, “Over the years, Abundantia Entertainment and T-Series have proven to be powerhouses of storytellers with their fresh and engaging content and we are thrilled to further strengthen our collaboration with them. Following the success of Shakuntala Devi, we’re excited to present Sherni, another Vidya Balan starrer to our customers in India and around the world. The film is an intriguing tale of triumph that will not only entertain audiences, but offer them an experience of adventure in the comfort of their homes.”
Sharing the excitement for the same, Vikram Malhotra, Producer and CEO - Abundantia Entertainment commented, “After the successful and much-loved collaboration for ‘Shakuntala Devi’ in 2020, I am delighted to partner once again with Amazon Prime Video as we take Abundantia Entertainment’s latest film to the world. Sherni is one of the most special and important stories that we’ve worked on and Amit’s evocative take on a highly relevant subject, laced with his trademark satire, will make for compelling watch. I’m also very excited for the fans of Vidya Balan to see her in the unique avatar of a forest officer. Can’t wait for the ‘First Day First Stream’ of Sherni!”
Bhushan Kumar, Producer – T-Series added, “Sherni is one of the most unconventional and engaging films I have had a chance to produce and I am thrilled that it’s premiering on Amazon Prime Video as the movie will travel to a global audience. As always, it has been an absolute pleasure to collaborate with Vikram and I look forward to creating more entertaining and exceptional content with Abundantia Entertainment”.
Sherni will join the thousands of TV shows and movies from Hollywood and Bollywood in the Prime Video catalog. These include Indian films Durgamati, Chhalaang, Gulabo Sitabo, Shakuntala Devi, Ponmagal Vandhal, Law, French Biriyani, Sufiyum Sujatayum, V, CU Soon, Nishabhdham, Halal Love Story, Bheemasena Nalamaharaj, Soorarai Pottru, Middle Class Melodies, Mane No. 13, Penguin, Putham Pudhu Kaalai, and Unpaused along with Indian-produced Amazon Original series like Bandish Bandits, Breathe: Into The Shadows, Paatal Lok, Four More Shots Please, Mirzapur 1, 2, The Family Man, Inside Edge, and Made In Heaven, Sons of The Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers and the award-winning and critically acclaimed global Amazon Originals like Borat The Subsequent Moviefilm, Coming 2 America, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, The Boys, Hunters, Fleabag, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. All this is available at no extra cost for Amazon Prime members. The service includes titles in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, and Bengali.
Prime members will be able to watch Sherni anywhere and anytime on the Prime Video app for smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, etc. In the Prime Video app, Prime members can download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost.
Prime Video is available in India to Prime members for just ₹999 annually or ₹129 monthly, new customers can find out more at www.amazon.in/prime and subscribe to a free 30-day trial.