Amazon Prime, which is India’s leading OTT platforms recently expressed its desire to work with the Big B of B-town, none other than Amitabh Bachchan.
Also, Amitabh Bachchan, himself even expressed his wish to work in the digital platform.
On being asked if he would want to explore the web space as an actor, he answered, “I am eager to work in the digital platform. Very nice web series are being made both in India and other countries. I would love to work in such series if someone approaches me.”
To which, Amazon Prime, Vijay Subramaniam (Vice President, content and communications) and Aparna Purohit (Head of India Originals) reacted excitedly and also said that they would be immediately creating a story which can fit Big B’s stature.
“Sure, we hear him! But, for us, everything begins with a good story, how passionate the storyteller is about that story and what is the best way we can translate that story on screen and then whatever it takes to make that story relevant, exciting and engaging,” Aparna said.
Vijay Subramaniam added: “We would love to do something with him! It’s just (about) finding the right story that fits not only his stature but also something that is of interest to him.”
Meanwhile, Amitabh’s son Abhishek is already been associated with Prime for the second season of the web series “Breathe,” which is expected to premiere soon. This would mark the actor’s debut in the digital platform.