March 03 : Amazon Prime Video India has planned an impressive array of releases in 2021 as it did in 2020 during the lockdown. While viewers are awaiting the official announcement of the number of releases for this year, it is reported that the popular OTT platform has come up with one of its original thriller series that stars a number of Bollywood actresses.
The new Amazon original series is titled Hush Hush, and it will reportedly star Juhi Chawla, Soha Ali Khan, Kritika Kamra, Karishma Tanna, Shahana Goswami, and Ayesha Jhulka. The series will be directed by Tanuja Chandra and written by the National Award-winning writer Juhi Chaturvedi. The project will go on the floors in Delhi from this month.
Tanuja Chandra had co-written the screenplay of Yash Chopra's hit 1997 film Dil To Pagal Hai. The director usually helms woman-oriented films where the female actors are seen as strong protagonists like Dushman in 1998 and Sangharsh in 1999. Tanuja last directed Qarib Qarib Singlle starring the late Irrfan Khan and Parvathy.
Juhi Chaturvedi has written scripts for Vicky Donor in 2012, Piku in 2015, October in 2018 and Gulabo Sitabo in 2020. While she had won Filmfare Awards for Vicky Donor, she bagged the National Film Award for Piku.
Juhi Chawla was last seen in 2019’s Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga that also starred Rajkummar Rao, Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. On the other hand, Soha Ali Khan was last seen in 2018 in Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3.