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Amazon Prime keen to cast Amitabh Bachchan

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 29th August, 2019 03:22:19 PM
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One of India’s leading digital content platforms, Amazon Prime, has expressed eagerness to bring Amitabh Bachchan on board in one of its shows. Recently, Amitabh Bachchan had expressed his interest to work in the digital platform and Amazon Prime have heard him, reports Ians.


At a press conference recently, the megastar was asked whether he would be keen to explore the digital platform as an actor, to which he had replied: “I am eager to work in the digital platform. Very nice web series are being made both in India and other countries. I would love to work in such series if someone approaches me.”

When IANS conveyed Big B’s words to the creative heads of Amazon Prime, Vijay Subramaniam (Vice President, content and communications) and Aparna Purohit (Head of India Originals) during an event, both of them looked quite excited and immediately expressed their eagerness to create a story that fits the megastar’s stature.

Amitabh Bachchan’s son Abhishek Bachchan has already associated with Amazon Prime for the second season of the web series Breathe, which marks the actor’s debut in the digital platform. The second season is expected to premiere soon.

On the other hand, Amazon Prime is all set to launch their youth-based reality show Skulls And Roses featuring twin brothers Raghu Ram and Rajiv Lakshman as the hosts.

Skulls And Roses is set to premiere on August 30 on Amazon Prime Video.