`Yashoda` star Samantha Ruth Prabhu has joined the solid of Prime Video`s Indian unique collection throughout the `Citadel` franchise alongside Varun Dhawan, the streaming platform confirmed Wednesday. The present marks Prabhu`s second outing with the streamer and showrunner duo Raj & DK, who directed her within the second season of their hit spy thriller collection `The Family Man`.
Aparna Purohit, head of India Originals, Prime Video, stated the group is thrilled to be working with the actor as soon as once more. “She made her streaming debut with The Family Man Season Two, on Prime Video, and is one of the most talented artistes in the industry today. We can`t wait for audiences to see her on-screen in a brand new avatar, along with Varun and the incredibly talented ensemble cast we have on board for this series.”
“The canvas for the Indian installment of Citadel is larger than life but the treatment and texture is retro, rooted, and quirky. The series is being shot extensively across India and international locales. With Raj & DK steering this ship and a terrifically talented cast, we are confident that the series is going to be nothing short of a spectacle,” Purohit stated in a press release.
Billed as a “local original spy series”, the presently untitled challenge hails from Prime Video and AGBO, the manufacturing banner co-founded by Hollywood filmmaking duo Russo Brothers. Raj Nidimoru & Krishna DK, who additionally function administrators on the upcoming present, stated casting Prabhu within the Indian chapter of the “Citadel” universe was a no brainer. “We are thrilled to have started production on Citadel India. The first leg is being shot in India, before we move onwards to Serbia and South Africa. We have an amazing crew and a tremendously talented cast, which makes the creative process all the more exciting,” they added. Working on this challenge was a homecoming for the actor.
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“The Citadel universe, the interconnected storylines between the productions across the globe, and most importantly, the script of the Indian installment really excited me. I am thrilled to be a part of this brilliant universe conceptualised by the Russo Brothers` AGBO. I am also looking forward to working with Varun for the first time on this project. He is someone who is full of life and cheer when you`re around him,” Prabhu stated.
Written by Sita R Menon together with Raj & DK, the Indian Original `Citadel` collection marks the streaming debut of Dhawan. Raj & DK underneath their banner D2R Films may also function government producers. The collection is produced by D2R Films, and Amazon Studios, with AGBO`s Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Mike Larocca, Angela Russo-Otstot, Scott Nemes, and David Weil overseeing manufacturing on the Indian Original and all collection throughout the international `Citadel` universe.
Josh Applebaum, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, and Scott Rosenberg function government producers for Midnight Radio on the Indian chapter in addition to different `Citadel` instalments.
As beforehand introduced, Richard Madden, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Stanley Tucci will star within the first-to-launch `Citadel` collection within the franchise. It will premiere in 2023.
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