Amazon Prime has got Phantom Films on board for two web series – Stardust and Vishpuri. Stardust is about the rivalry between two actors in Hindi cinema with song and dance routine; whereas Vishpuri will be a comedy about the most private investigator, based on the novels of Tarquin Hall.
Amazon’s first original series Excel Entertainment’s Inside Edge got great reviews. Apart from Phantom Films, the company has also tied up with biggies like Zoya Akhtar-Reema Kagti, Sujoy Ghosh, Ali Abbas Zafar, AIB, Ram Madhvani-Prasoon Joshi, Anushka Sharma, etc. for original content. In a media interaction, Nitesh Kripalani, head of Amazon Prime Video India said that Amazon Prime plans to launch at least 4-5 India originals this year.
Buzz is that Rahul Yadav-Housing.com fiasco will also be made into a series for Amazon Prime.