Streaming platform Prime Video on Tuesday introduced that actor Alia Bhatt is popping government producer for its upcoming Amazon original series Poacher.
Emmy Award winner Richie Mehta of Delhi Crime fame has directed the crime drama, which is about to premiere on Prime Video on February 23. It’s produced by QC Leisure.
An investigative crime collection primarily based on true occasions, Poacher finds the biggest ivory poaching ring in Indian historical past, the makers mentioned.
Bhatt joins the undertaking as an government producer by way of her banner Everlasting Sunshine Productions. Being a part of Poacher is an honour for each her and her staff on the manufacturing home, the actor mentioned.
“The impression of Poacher was deeply private, and Richie’s portrayal of the pressing situation of wildlife crime resonated strongly with me and the staff. The storytelling genuinely moved me, particularly understanding it is primarily based on true occasions that make clear brutal crimes occurring in our forests.
“I’m assured that Poacher will function an eye-opener, delivering a robust message to be extra compassionate and thoughtful in the direction of all dwelling beings. It is a name to embrace coexistence and I’m genuinely thrilled to be collaborating with Richie, QC and Prime Video and to contribute to this narrative,” Bhatt mentioned in an announcement.
“Alia approaching board Poacher is actually a dream come true. Along with being a world-class actress, she has confirmed to be a selfless philanthropist channelling her well-respected and earned celeb standing for championing constructive causes,” added QC principals Edward H Hamm, Raymond Mansfield and Sean McKittrick.
Mehta has created, written and directed the collection that boasts a various and gifted solid comprising Nimisha Sajayan, Roshan Mathew, and Dibyendu Bhattacharya in pivotal roles. The story of Poacher will unfold primarily in Malayalam, Hindi and English.