*Prime Video Announces Launch of the Much-Awaited Third Indian Chapter of the Internationally Acclaimed Modern Love Franchise—Modern Love Chennai*
Produced under the banner of Tyler Durden And Kino Fist, Modern Love Chennai brings together six brilliant creators of Indian cinema—Bharathiraja, Balaji Sakthivel, Rajumurugan, Krishnakumar Ramakumar, Akshay Sundher, and Thiagarajan Kumararaja
Music composers for the series include Maestro Ilaiyaraaja, Yuvan Shankar Raja, G. V. Prakash Kumar, and Sean Roldan, with songs written by Maestro Ilaiyaraaja, Yugabharathi, and Bakkiyam Sankar
The Amazon Original series will premiere in India and across 240 countries and territories worldwide on May 18, 2023
MUMBAI, India —8 May, 2023—Prime Video, India’s most loved entertainment destination, announced the global release of its upcoming anthology series Modern Love Chennai. This is the third Indian adaptation of Modern Love, the internationally acclaimed Original anthology helmed by John Carney, following Modern Love Mumbai and Modern Love Hyderabad. Produced under the banner of Tyler Durden And Kino Fist, with Thiagarajan Kumararaja as the creator, the six-episode anthology presents a bouquet of compelling and unique love stories set in the city of Chennai that explore relationships, push boundaries, and open minds. Modern Love Chennai is the latest addition to the Prime membership. Prime members in India enjoy savings, convenience, and entertainment, all in a single membership for just ₹1499/ year.
The anthology includes the following episodes:
1 “Lalagunda Bommaigal” – Directed by Rajumurugan, music composed by Sean Roldan, features Sri Gouri Priya, Vasudevan Murali, and Vasundhara
2.“Imaigal” - Directed by Balaji Sakthivel, music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, features Ashok Selvan and T.J.Bhanu
3.“Kaadhal Enbadhu Kannula Heart Irukkura Emoji” – Directed by Krishnakumar Ramakumar, music composed by G.V.Prakash Kumar, features Ritu Varma, Samyuktha Viswanathan, Pawan Alex, and Aniiruth Kanakarajan
4.“Margazhi” – Directed by Akshay Sundher, music composed by Ilaiyaraaja, features Sanjula Sarathi, Chu Khoy Sheng, and Srikrishna Dayal
5.“Paravai Kootil Vaazhum Maangal” – Directed by Bharathiraja, music composed by Ilaiyaraaja, features Kishore, Ramya Nambessan, and Vijayalakshmi
6.“Ninaivo Oru Paravai” – Directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja, music composed by Ilaiyaraaja, features Wamiqa and PB
“After the successful launch of Modern Love Mumbai and Modern Love Hyderabad, we are excited to bring the third Indian edition of the well-acclaimed international franchise, Modern Love, to our service. At Prime Video, we are constantly working towards bringing locally rooted stories that have a universal appeal,” said Aparna Purohit, head of India Originals, Prime Video. “Modern Love Chennai celebrates and explores love in all its beauty, joy, and glory, hand-in-hand with the intricacies and complexities that go with the emotion. It has been wonderful collaborating with Thiagarajan Kumararaja and all the other wonderful directors to tell these heart-warming stories that explore the city’s culture and nuances.”
“Love stories and rom-coms have never been my cup of tea. Thus, Modern Love Chennai was an interesting challenge. It has been a pleasure to partner with Prime Video to bring the latest Indian edition to the viewers,” said Thiagarajan Kumararaja, creator of the series and writer-director of one of the episodes. “With these stories, we have explored and celebrated the old-world charm of the city, which remains rooted in a distinct blend of tradition and modernity. All the stories in this anthology take us through the journey of exploring the very complicated, and yet very simple, emotion—love—in all its eclectic forms. With Modern Love Chennai, viewers can expect a beautiful bouquet of love stories that are funny and quirky, at the same time deep and intense, engaging hearts while offering a glimpse into the soul of Chennai and its unique terrains and diverse inhabitants.”
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