amazon: Amazon Prime Video to premiere PNC’s ‘Modern Love Mumbai’

Pritish Nandy Communications (PNC), which has created and produced one of Amazon Prime Video’s most watched shows outside of India, the international Emmy-nominated ‘Four More Shots Please, is also producing the Indian version of the global show ‘Modern Love’ for the platform.

Amazon Prime Video has announced the global premiere of the six-part series ‘Modern Love Mumbai’ on May 13. The show will reach 240 countries and territories in the world.

Produced by PNC, the new Amazon Original series will feature six heart-warming and original stories of love set in Mumbai, inspired by the famous New York Times column. The stories are directed by six directors: Vishal Bhardwaj, Hansal Mehta, Shonali Bose, Alankrita Shrivastava, Dhruv Sehgal, and Nupur Asthana.

The ensemble cast of the stories is helmed by Arshad Warsi, Pratik Gandhi, Chitrangada Singh, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Naseeruddin Shah, Sarika, Tanuja, Danesh Razvi, Masaba Gupta, Ritwick Bhowmick, Meiyang Chang, and Wamiqa Gabbi. Celebrity chef Ranveer Brar and Malaysian star Yeo Yann Yann are also part of the cast.

The music of Modern Love Mumbai is by Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Vishal Bhardwaj, Ram Sampat, Neel Adhikari, Gaurav Raina, Nikhil D’Souza, and Jeet Gannguly.

“We are excited to bring forth ‘Modern Love Mumbai’, our well acclaimed international franchise,” said Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video. “Together, all the stories represent a unique love affair with the poly-cultural city of Mumbai. We are certain that these stories will add hope, humour, and some sunshine into your lives. ”

“We are delighted to partner with Amazon once again, this time for a prestigious franchise like ‘Modern Love,’ which already has a huge global fan following. We believe that, like New York, the city of Mumbai has a mesmerising charm, which we have tried to explore through these charming stories of love,” said Pritish Nandy, Chairman, PNC. “With a wonderful cast of actors and some fine directors, writers, and music creators, Modern Love Mumbai negotiates through the different shades of love that Mumbai throws up and celebrates as the city of dreams. It’s our pleasure to partner with Amazon, John Carney, and the New York Times in taking these stories to the world.”