Prosenjit Chatterjee Shines as ‘Srikant Roy’ in Amazon Original Series Jubilee
The Hindi film industry, also known as Bollywood, has always been a source of fascination for film enthusiasts all around the world. It is a dream factory that has given birth to countless iconic films and stars, and has shaped the cultural landscape of India for generations. Now, Amazon Prime Video is set to take us on a journey to the very roots of Bollywood with their upcoming original series, Jubilee.
Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and created by Soumik Sen along with Motwane, Jubilee is a 10-episode fictional drama that explores the stories and dreams that gave birth to the Hindi film industry as we know it today. The series is set in the 1930s, a time when the film industry was still in its infancy, and focuses on the lives of the people who were instrumental in shaping it.
At the center of it all is Prosenjit Chatterjee, the Bengali cinema’s superstar who plays the suave studio honcho ‘Srikant Roy’. Roy is the power, prestige, and pride at Roy Talkies, one of the most prominent studios in the film industry at the time. Chatterjee is a seasoned actor with decades of experience in the Bengali film industry, and his performance as Roy is a testament to his talent and versatility.
The first look poster of Jubilee featuring Chatterjee as Roy is nothing short of impressive. He is seen donning a sharp suit and a fedora hat, with a confident smirk on his face. The poster perfectly captures the essence of the character – a man who is always in control, and knows how to get what he wants.
But Chatterjee is not the only star in the series. Jubilee features a talented ensemble cast that includes Aditi Rao Hydari, Aparshakti Khurana, Wamiqa Gabbi, Sidhant Gupta, Nandish Sandhu, and Ram Kapoor in pivotal roles. Each of them brings their own unique flavor to the series, and the chemistry between the cast is sure to be one of the highlights of the show.
Jubilee promises to be a visually stunning series, with period-accurate costumes and sets that transport the viewers back in time. The trailer of the series showcases the grandeur and opulence of the film industry at the time, and also hints at the drama and intrigue that lies beneath the surface.
The series is divided into two parts, with Part One (Episodes One-Five) releasing on April 7, and Part Two (Episodes Six-10) releasing the following week on April 14. Prime members in India and across 240 countries and territories can stream the series on Amazon Prime Video.
Overall, Jubilee is shaping up to be one of the most exciting original series to come out of India in recent years. With a talented cast, stunning visuals, and a compelling storyline, it is sure to captivate audiences around the world. And with Prosenjit Chatterjee leading the charge as the charismatic Srikant Roy, it is definitely a series worth keeping an eye out for.