‘I am not a girl. I’m a storm with skin!
Created in collaboration with Rangita Pritish Nandy, produced by Pritish Nandy Communications and directed by Anu Menon, Four More Shots Please! revolves around the lives of four young Indian women
The original series race among video streaming OTT platforms continues, with Amazon Prime Video announcing another upcoming Prime Original series titled Four More Shots Please! The show revolves around the lives of four young, urban Indian women, and will become available on Prime Video on 25 January, 2019.
Created in collaboration with Rangita Pritish Nandy, produced by Pritish Nandy Communications and directed by Anu Menon, Four More Shots Please! seems really well cast, going by the one element available so far – the promo. It Sayani Gupta, Kirti Kulhari, Bani J and Maanvi Gagroo as the four women along with an ensemble cast comprising of Prateik Babbar, Neil Bhoopalam, Lisa Ray, Milind Soman, Amrita Puri and Sapna Pabbi.
In its first season, this 10-part comedy, drama and romance series is anchored in the unceasing friendship between four women. It revolves around their relationships, work-life conflicts, ambitions and anxieties as they live, love and deal with being women in the India of 2018.
The chic, fun and funky promo centres around the four female leads, and going by the footage from the promo shoot — yes, promos are shot like ad films — one can see the girls are deftly, uniquely styled and full of pep, vim, verve and panache, like shining divas. And casually wearing their attitudes on their designer sleeves. Which said attitude, is stated through a literal writing on the wall, with the legend: ‘I am not a girl. I’m a storm with skin!’
One just hopes that the creative team at Amazon doesn’t go over the top with vulgar language and scenes in what sounds like a great concept, as particularly two other OTT platforms — one the international category creator, and the other a yet-insignificant-in-the-pecking-order Indian house of vulgarity, are doing with most of their original content.
Watch the promo of Four More Shots Please!
Vijay Subramaniam, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video, India, said its a female-centric story of four urban Indian women, their life choices, crises, romance and high points, helmed by their rock-solid, life-saving friendship.
“We have worked with a strong, female-led task force – right from the cast to the crew,” Subramaniam said. “Four More Shots Please! reflects the voices of the generation of Indian women who are independent in mind, body and thought.”
Pritish Nandy, Chairman, Pritish Nandy Communications, said: “Four More Shots Please! is our tribute to our times. It’s about a generation of young women, brave and vulnerable, independent and spirited, growing up in South Bombay and speaking the language of our times, living the life they yearn to live with courage, conviction and confidence.”
This is a series one’s looking forward to. It’s still close to a couple of months away, though. 25th of Jan 2019, the 10 episodes of Season One will become available for binge watching to subscribers of Amazon Prime Video.
Should be worth the wait. (With inputs from IANS)