Bhumi Pednekar’s Durgavati to release on Prime Video

Bhumi Pednekar starrer Durgavati is all set for release on Amazon Prime Video, following in the footsteps of its sister production, Shakuntala Devi.

Starring Pednekar in the titular role, Durgavati is a Hindi-language horror thriller film. It is a remake of its Telugu counterpart, Bhaagamathie. The film also stars Jisshu Sengupta, Arshad Warsi, Mahie Gill, and Murali Sharma in pivotal roles.

Directed by G. Ashok, the same director who helmed the Anushka Shetty starrer Telugu version, Durgavati revolves around an IAS officer Chanchal Chauhan – otherwise known as Durgavati.

The story is about law enforcement officials interrogating a woman (played by Pednekar), whom they have imprisoned in a haunted house. The case being investigated is of corruption charges against a politician.

Since the lockdown, Amazon Prime Video is looking to release a slew of films on its streaming platform following the temporary closure of theatres. Starring Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurana, Gulabo Sitabo was the first film to be released on the streaming platform followed by Shakuntala Devi, starring Vidya Balan.

Meanwhile, Bhumi Pednekar has been getting glowing reviews for her portrayal of Kitty in Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, which recently released on Netflix.

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