Telugu star Naga Chaitanya, who has worked in several acclaimed films like Premam, Rarandoi Veduka Chudham, Bangarraju etc., is all set for his OTT debut with Amazon Prime Video’s first Telugu original series Dhootha, which is a supernatural horror thriller.
On Thursday, April 28, 2022, Amazon Prime announced the titles of its upcoming 40 projects including original TV series and films. The platform used an event at the JW Marriott Sahar in Mumbai to reveal plans for 22 scripted series, 4 unscripted series, 9 returning series and 4 films. Naga Chaitanya starrer Dhootha was one of those projects.
Dhootha Cast & Crew
This first Telugu original series of Prime Video is directed by National award winning director and Manan fame Vikram K. Kuma, who is also the executive producer and has co-written the show with Dondapati Venkatesh, Poorna Prajna, Sripal Reddy, and Naveen George Thomas. It is bankrolled by Northstar Entertainment.
Naga Chaitanya will be playing a crucial role in the series. He was last seen in recently released supernatural action thriller film Bangarraju along with his father Akkineni Nagarjuna. Apart from that the actor will be seen in Aamir Khan starrer Laal Singh Chaddha and Telugu romantic comedy Thank You which is also directed by Vikram Kumar.
Along with Naga Chaitanya, the streaming giant has roped in Malayalam actress Parvathy Thiruvothu, Kollywood’s Priya Bhavani Shankar, Prachi Desai and actor-director Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam in this supernatural thriller.
Dhootha First Look Unveiled
Amazon announced the title of the series on Thursday, April 28, it dropped a poster featuring Naga Chaitanya in an intense look with the caption “In this supernatural horror, possessed inanimate objects wreak havoc on the lives of people who commit deadly sins.” Have a look:
#DhoothaOnPrime: In this supernatural horror, possessed inanimate objects wreak havoc on the lives of people who commit deadly sins.#PrimeVideoPresentsIndia #SeeWhereItTakesYou pic.twitter.com/7lNDbdpTER
— prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) April 28, 2022
The streamer unveiled the another poster of the series on Saturday, April 29, 2022, which features the key star cast of the series including Naga Chaitanya, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Prachi Desai and Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam. Check out the post below:
DHOOTHA – A supernatural horror series starring this naturally talented team ⭐️#SeeWhereItTakesYou 💙#PrimeVideoPresentsIndia pic.twitter.com/4FKW0cZpJN
— prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) April 29, 2022
Dhootha OTT Release Date
Though Amazon Prime has not unveiled the official premiere date of this most-awaited thriller series, it is expected to release in the third quarter of the year 2022, which means we can expect it to be premiered during August/September on the streaming platform this year. We will update the information as soon as the makers give some new updates regarding the series.