MUMBAI—“Breathe” will launch as a trilingual (Hindi, Tamil and Telugu) on India’s Republic Day, simultaneously across 200 countries and territories worldwide. R. Madhavan and Amit Sadh frontline the Amazon Prime Original, which will be available from Jan. 26, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Sapna Pabbi, Hrishikesh Joshi, Atharva Vishwakarma and Neena Kulkarni co-star.
Directed by Mayank Sharma, and co-produced by Abundantia Entertainment, “Breathe” is an 8-episode gritty, psychological thriller that explores the lives of ordinary people faced with extraordinary circumstances. With this launch, Amazon Prime Video continues to produce high-quality content that finds appeal with both Indian and global audiences.
“The success of our first Original, ‘Inside Edge,’ showed us how much our customers value content that is created especially for them,” said Vijay Subramaniam, director, Content, Amazon Prime Video India. “We remain committed to creating more high-quality original content for our customers to enjoy, and we’re pushing boundaries of content creation by exploring new genres and unique content themes. We are thrilled to start the New Year with the launch of our second Amazon Prime Original.”
Vikram Malhotra of Abundantia Entertainment said, “Abundantia has been at the forefront of creating genre-breaking and impactful content, and we are excited to collaborate with Amazon Prime Video to produce our first Original series. With ‘Breathe,’ Abundantia extends its content and storytelling prowess to a new platform with a show that I believe will excite not just Indian viewers but also appeal to a global audience. The talented cast and crew have done a fine job of bringing to life a thrilling yet emotionally anchored story. I am confident that the audience will find themselves hooked on to the plot and will follow the intriguing stories of our characters.”
Mayank Sharma added, “Writing and directing ‘Breathe’ has been an absolutely exhilarating experience. I am proud of the content that my team and I have put together, and I can’t wait to share the series with the world! A unique storyline, a deep emotional insight, top technical support, supportive producers and stellar performances – we’ve gone all in with ‘Breathe.’ The audience will also see Madhavan and Amit in never-before avatars and I hope audiences enjoy the show as much as we have enjoyed creating it.”
Synopsis of “Breathe”:
How far will you go to save the life of a loved one?
Kabir Sawant (Amit Sadh), a brilliant but unconventional officer of the Mumbai Crime Branch, puts together the pieces of seemingly unconnected deaths of organ donors that lead to an unlikely suspect – the affable Danny Mascarenhas (R. Madhavan). As Mascarenhas faces the difficult choice between morality and the slim possibility of saving his dying son’s life, Sawant will not stop till he cracks the case and delivers justice.
Watch the trailer of "Breathe" here.