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Prime Video Announces Start of Filming for Original Series Matka King

Prime Video Announces Start of Filming for Original Series Matka King

MUMBAI, India—June 12, 2024— Prime Video announced the commencement of filming for its upcoming crime thriller, Matka King. Produced by multiple National Award winners Siddharth Roy Kapur and Nagraj Manjule along with Gargi Kulkarni, Ashish Aryan, and Ashwini Sidwani, under the banner of Roy Kapur Films, the series is directed by Nagraj Manjule and written by Abhay Koranne, along with Manjule. Currently in production, the series will be available to Prime members in over 240 countries and territories upon its release.

Headlined by Vijay VarmaMatka King is a fictional tale set in 1960s Mumbai, where an enterprising cotton trader who craves legitimacy and respect starts a new gambling game dubbed ‘Matka’. This game takes the city by storm, democratizing a terrain previously reserved for the rich and elite. The series also features an exciting ensemble cast including Kritika KamraSai TamhankarGulshan Grover and Siddharth Jadhav in pivotal roles.

Stay tuned for further updates!