Drama | TV Series (2018–2019)
Abi, Akash, Yuthan Balaji
Amazon Prime Video’s first Tamil-language series “Vella Raja” will stream worldwide from Dec. 7.
The company’s India’s director and head of content, Vijay Subramaniam, is one of the speakers at the Asia TV Forum & Market that takes place in Singapore Dec. 4-7.
In addition to catering to the large Tamil speaking population in India, the series will be of particular interest to subscribers in Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka, countries that have significant Tamil populations. Tamil is one of the official languages of Singapore.
Set in Chennai, “Vella Raja” revolves around several characters that find themselves in a hostage situation after a drug heist. Produced by Dream Warrior Pictures (“Aruvi”,) the series is directed by Guhan Senniappan (“Sawaari”) and stars Bobby Simha (“Jigarthanda”) and Parvathy Nair (“Overtake”).