Six notable Indian directors have come together to do the Indian avatar of Amazon’s popular Modern Love .The Mumbai chapter of the widely loved US original anthology series (helmed by John Carney), Modern Love, explores six diverse yet universal stories of different facets, shades and moods of love, all set in the city’s many unique milieus.
Inspired by the famous New York Times column, Modern Love Mumbai, brings together six of the most prolific minds of Hindi cinema Vishal Bhardwaj, Hansal Mehta, Shonali Bose, Dhruv Sehgal, Alankrita Shrivastava and Nupur Asthana
Produced by Pritish Nandy Communications, Modern Love Mumbai will be available to stream starting May 13, 2022 .
RAAT RANI directed by Shonali Bose, stars Fatima Sana Shaikh, Bhupendra Jadawat and Dilip Prabhavalkar . BAAI directed by Hansal Mehta stars Tanuja, Pratik Gandhi and Ranveer Brar . MUMBAI DRAGON directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, stars Yeo Yann Yann, Meiyang Chang, Wamiqa Gabbi and Naseeruddin Shah .MY BEAUTIFUL WRINKLES directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, stars Sarika, Danesh Razvi, Ahsaas Channa and Tanvi Azmi. I LOVE THANE directed by Dhruv Sehgal, starring Masaba Gupta, Ritwik Bhowmik, Prateik Babbar, Aadar Malik and Dolly Singh.CUTTING CHAI directed by Nupur Asthana stars Chitrangda Singh and Arshad Warsi.
Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video said, “We are excited to bring forth Modern Love Mumbai, the first of our three local versions of Modern Love, our well acclaimed international franchise. Modern Love Mumbai features a bouquet of six heart-warming, lyrical stories that explore love in its many forms and 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 happy that Modern Love Mumbai further solidifies our long-standing relationship with our producers, Pritish Nandy Communications.”
Says the legendary Pritish Nandy mastermind at Pritish Nandy Communications, “We are delighted to partner with Amazon Prime Video once again for a prestigious franchise like Modern Love which already has a massive fan base across the globe. We believe that just like New York, the city of Mumbai also has a mesmerizing charm, which we have explored and captured.With the most wonderful cast of masters and contemporary, Indian and international actors and some of the finest directors, writers and music creators that we have today, Modern Love Mumbai beautifully negotiates through the different shades of love that Mumbai, the city of dreams, throws up and celebrates. I am confident that every story in this anthology series will tug at and win the audiences’ hearts. Like they say, love makes the world go round and it’s been our absolute pleasure to partner with Amazon, John Carney and the New York Times in bringing to India these stories of every day love with every day people in a whole new normal kind of celebration.”