Modern Love Mumbai will have its global premiere on Amazon Prime Video on May 13, 2022. This series is a new aspect of the original anthology series Modern Love, inspired by the famous New York Times column. This exciting new Amazon Original series will feature six heart-warming stories about discovering and exploring love in all its hues and emotions in three chapters. The eagerly anticipated series explores diverse yet universal stories of different facets, shades, and moods of love, all set in the city’s many unique milieus.
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.
The series, which features a incredible cast of some of the finest in Hindi cinema, will bring home love this season with soul-stirring and uplifting stories that are rooted in the heart of the city of Mumbai.
The anthology includes:
RAAT RANI – directed by Shonali Bose
Starring Fatima Sana Shaikh, Bhupendra Jadawat and Dilip Prabhavalkar
BAAI – directed by Hansal Mehta
Starring Tanuja, Pratik Gandhi and Ranveer Brar
MUMBAI DRAGON – directed by Vishal Bhardwaj
Starring Yeo Yann Yann, Meiyang Chang, Wamiqa Gabbi and Naseeruddin Shah
MY BEAUTIFUL WRINKLES – directed by Alankrita Shrivastava Starring 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
Starring 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.”
“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.” said Pritish Nandy, Producer, Pritish Nandy Communications. He further added, “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.”
Produced by Pritish Nandy Communications, Modern Love Mumbai will be available to stream starting May 13, 2022, in over 240 countries and territories.