Brothers Raghu Ram and Rajeev Laxman are back with a new reality show for Amazon Prime Video. The trailer for the original show titled, “Skulls & Roses” was released today. It showed a huge similarity to MTV’s Roadies and Splitsvilla with which the twins have been previously associated.
The trailer showcases the loud and bold series which is full of love, trust, betrayal and nasty challenges. The show will have eight female and male contestants (Sixteen in total) who will have to face different challenges on two separate islands.
Love Island which would be under Rajeev will allow the contestants to explore relationships and build romantic bonds. Moving on from there, Raghu will test the endurance and strength of those relationships on skull island which may turn out to be a nightmare for everyone. It is a clear battle of love vs. self-preservation.
The show’s description reads, “Raghu and Rajiv make their long-awaited return in Skulls & Roses, a one-of-a-kind competition where the worlds of romance and adventure collide on Rose Island and Skull Island. They put 8 boys and 8 girls through the ultimate schizophrenic journey of a lifetime.”
“In today’s age of dating apps, young couples are finding it increasingly difficult to deal with the problems of a committed relationship. Consequently, more & more youngsters are making ‘stress-free’ life-choices of self-love & self-growth. This generation is increasingly facing a dilemma of ‘we vs me’. Skulls and Roses magnifies both aspects of this dilemma as well as the consequences of their choices,” said Ram while addressing the media.
“What will you choose if ‘Love’ is the best chance to stay in paradise, but ‘Survival’ can only happen alone? I think that is an intriguing concept for us to delve into. With this venture, we bring the excitement of reality shows, on-demand, to a personal screen at your home, college or commute. And in a marked departure from reality TV format, viewers can binge-watch all episodes starting August 30,” added Laxman.
The series has been produced by the brothers under their company Monozygotic Solutions’ banner. All 10 episodes which have been filmed in South Africa will start streaming exclusively on Prime Video from 30th August 2019.
Watch the trailer below:
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