Amazon Original series to stream exclusively on Prime Video now…
The highly anticipated Amazon Original series, based on the beloved book by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman, Good Omens, premiered on May 31, 2019 on Prime Video.
Good Omens follows an unlikely duo, a fussy Angel (Michael Sheen) and a loose-living Demon (David Tennant, Doctor Who) who’ve become overly fond of life on Earth and are forced to form an unlikely alliance to stop Armageddon. But they have lost the Antichrist, an 11-year-old boy unaware he’s meant to bring upon the end of days, forcing them to embark on an adventure to find him and save the world before it’s too late.
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Sneaky Pete, Season 1-3
The third season of the critically acclaimed drama series, Sneaky Pete premiered on Prime Video in May 2019. Sneaky Pete revolves around a con man named Marius Josipovic (Giovanni Ribisi) who assumes the identity of his ex-cellmate, Pete, and uses Pete’s estranged family to try and escape from the past. In season three, all the members of the Sneaky Pete family explore their identities; their purpose; where they belong; where they’re going. It’s a dangerous journey. They could lose themselves, or worse – lose their lives.
Raised in total seclusion in the remote woods of Eastern Europe, 15-year-old Hanna (Esmé Creed-Miles) has spent her entire young life training to fight those who hunt her and her mercenary father, Erik Heller (Joel Kinnaman). Her survivalist skills are finally tested when she and Erik are separated upon their discovery by a rogue CIA operative, Marissa Wiegler (Mireille Enos) and her team of agents. Based on Joe Wright’s acclaimed 2011 film, Hanna’s eight episode first season was written by David Farr (“The Night Manager”), who co-wrote the original feature. Hanna launched on Prime Video in March 2019.
The Grand Tour, Season 1-3
Season 3 of The Grand Tour returned to Prime Video in January 2019. The trio Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have filmed around the world, causing more chaos than ever before as they travel through tricky terrains in Colombia, Mongolia, China, Detroit and…Stansted Airport, whilst their giant studio tent remains back home in ‘Jeremy’s garden’ in the Cotswolds. The Grand Tour’s new series promises fans more of what they love as the three friends journey through stunning scenery, test the world’s most incredible cars and answer the questions that literally no one is asking.
Four More Shots Please!
Four More Shots Please! has been created by Rangita Pritish Nandy, produced by Pritish Nandy Communications and directed by Anu Menon. The 10-part Amazon Original series launched in January 2019, and casts a spotlight on the strong bond of female friendship that serves as a life-line for young women in urban India. Helmed by a predominantly women cast and crew, the show has been written by Devika Bhagat, with dialogues from Ishita Moitra.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 1-2
Emmy and Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel launched on Prime Video for a second season in December 2018. Set in 1958 New York, it follows Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) whose life is on track – husband, kids and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment. But when her life takes a surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she’s good at – and going from housewife to stand-up comic is a wild choice to everyone but her. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is written and produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino (Gilmore Girls).
Golden Globe nominee, Homecoming is a mind-bending psychological thriller starring Julia Roberts in her first starring role in television and directed by Sam Esmail (creator of MR. ROBOT). Heidi Bergman (Roberts) is a caseworker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition back to civilian life. Walter Cruz (Stephan James) is one of these soldiers, eager to begin the next phase of his life. Overseeing Heidi and the facility is Colin Belfast (Bobby Cannavale), an ambitious company man whose manic demands point to questionable motives. Based on the popular podcast of the same name, Homecoming launched on Prime Video in November 2018.
Set in the heartland of India, Mirzapur revolves around the politics of power in a land where might is right. Created by Karan Anshuman & Puneet Krishna and directed by Gurmmeet Singh, Mirzapur is a nine-episode series, which launched exclusively on Prime Video in November 2018. An edge-of-your-seat binge-watching experience, Mirzapur is a gripping narrative brought to life by a power-packed cast including highly acclaimed and award-winning actors such as Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Divyendu Sharma, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Shweta Tripathi, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Rasika Dugal and many more.
All or Nothing: Manchester City
All or Nothing: Manchester City is a behind-the-scenes Amazon Original docuseries giving fans around the world a glimpse into the historic club, its legendary coach, Pep Guardiola, and the personal stories of the players in a record setting, Premier League winning year. All eight episodes of the series launched in August 2018 and takes viewers on an exclusive journey through the whole of Manchester City’s 2017-18 season, from the world-leading training facilities at the City Football Academy, to interviews with the manager, boardroom meetings and the week-on-week stories that unfold within the lives of the players.
The Man in the High Castle, Season 1-3
Based on Philip K. Dick’s award-winning novel, and executive produced by Ridley Scott (Blade Runner) and Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files), The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII and Japan and Germany ruled the United States. The series stars Rufus Sewell (John Adams), Luke Kleintank (Pretty Little Liars) and Alexa Davalos (Mob City). The latest season 3 launched on Prime Video in October 2018.
Goliath, Season 1-2
Once a powerful lawyer, Billy McBride (Billy Bob Thornton) is now burned out and washed up, spending more time in a bar than a courtroom. When he reluctantly agrees to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the biggest client of the massive law firm he helped create, Billy and his ragtag team uncover a vast and deadly conspiracy, pitting them all in a life or death trial against the ultimate Goliath. Season 2 returned to Prime Video in June 2018.
Directed by Mayank Sharma, Breathe, is an 8-episode gritty, psychological thriller that explores the lives of ordinary people faced with extraordinary circumstances and launched on Prime Video in January 2018. Kabir Sawant (Amit Sadh), a brilliant but unconventional officer of the Mumbai Crime Branch, puts together the pieces of seemingly unconnected deaths of organ donors that lead to an unlikely suspect – the affable Danny Mascarenhas (R. Madhavan). As Danny faces the difficult choice between morality and the slim possibility of saving his dying son’s life, Kabir will not stop till he cracks the case and delivers justice.
Bosch, Season 1-4
Based on Michael Connelly’s best-selling novels, Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver), an LAPD homicide detective, stands trial for the fatal shooting of a serial murder suspect – just as a cold case involving the remains of a missing boy forces Bosch to confront his past. As daring recruit, Julia Brasher (Annie Wersching), catches his eye, and departmental politics heat up, Bosch will pursue justice at all costs. Season five returns to Prime Video in UAE in August 2019.
Presented by Only Much Louder, Comicstaan is a nine-episode series that brings together seven of the biggest comedians in India, to find the next big name in stand-up. Hosted by Abish Mathew and Sumukhi Suresh, the top ten contestants are judged by a seven-member jury panel. The jury comprises of Tanmay Bhat, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Kanan Gill, Kenny Sebastian, Sapan Verma, Kaneez Surka, and Naveen Richard. The second season is coming to Prime Video this summer.
Recent movies to stream exclusively on Prime Video now…
Gully Boy is the story of an ordinary boy Murad, from Dharavi, who dreams big and refuses to let adversity squash his spirit. His journey from being the quintessential slumdog to being an ambitious rapper named Gully Boy, is exhilarating and exciting. The story kicks-off in a match-box sized chawl room in Dharavi, where Murad dreams of a better life. He loves Safeena (Alia Bhatt) just as much he loves to pour his pent up emotions and frustrations onto paper. His life takes a dramatic turn, when one day he sees MC Sher aka Shrikant (Siddhant Chaturvedi), raps a few college boys to shame, after they’ve booed a girl offstage. Shrikant takes Murad under his wing and together they kick-start a rapper team that’s high on spirit and passion.
K.G.F: Chapter 1 (Hindi)
Directed by Prashanth Neel, KGF Chapter 1 is based on the gold mines that represent absolute power, and follows the power struggle to rule these fields which eventually becomes one man’s destiny and his final destination.
Dr Vaseegaran (Rajinikanth) and his android assistant Nila (Amy Jackson) are called in for help after mobiles start mysteriously flying out of the hands of people in Chennai. Vaseegaran summons his trusted robot Chitti (Rajinikanth) to ward off the bird-shaped supernatural powers of Pakshirajan (Akshay Kumar).
A former cricket player nursing his wounds of a failed relationship takes up the task of training his ex-lover’s daughter and in the process discovers his feelings towards his wife and her unrequited love for him.
A political Godfather, who ruled the God’s Own Country, dies and a lot of thieves dressed up as politicians took over the rule. When question arises on the replacement of the ‘God’, just one name emerges; ‘Stephen Nedumbally’.
Kesari is based on an incredible true story of the Battle of Saragarhi in 1897. The story focuses on Havildar Ishar Singh (Akshay Kumar) who led a platoon of 21 Sikhs against an invading army of 10,000 Afghans to defend the North-West Frontier Province. This event is considered as one of the greatest last-stands in history. Along with Akshay Kumar, Kesari also stars versatile actor Parineeti Chopra in a leading role.