Farhan Akhtar will team up with international digital giant amazon prime video on a mega budget web series. Digital entertainment and global brands including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have spent the past year searching for local talent to create original content and India is being eyes as the next big market for it.
Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan was also seen with the Netflix CEO earlier, and now it’s time for Farhan Akhtar to be the part of it.
From a buzz, Farhan Akhtar has roped in a web series of Amazon originals. And the budget of each episode will be Rs. 85 lakhs (approx). Sources in Farhan’s production house told SpotboyE.com that Farhan has been paid the amount to shoot the pilot of the web series, which will be titled Power Play. Amazon decided to join hands with Farhan so that their first Indian offering creates a big splash.
Farhan Akhtar has already shot the first episode of the web series and now waiting to show to Amazon bosses the final product. Other actor’s name and the story is yet not disclosed. We have to wait till the time there is no official statement from the team or from Farhan Akhtar.
Hoping that it will be as big as Netflix’ narcos and Amazon transparent.
Farhan Akhtar is all quiet and keeping his cards all closed, he might give this good news soon!