Naga Chaitanya is all set to mark his digital debut with Amazon Prime Video’s 1st Telugu original titled Dhootha. The series is directed by Vikram K Kumar.Naga Chaitanya, who has worked in several Telugu films, is geared for his digital debut. The actor will mark his OTT debut with Amazon Prime Video’s first Telugu original, Dhootha, which is a supernatural horror thriller. Directed by Vikram K Kumar, the series also features Parvathy Thiruvothu, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Prachi Desai, Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam in pivotal roles.
Amazon Prime Video shared the first look of Naga Chaitanya’s debut web series Dhootha. “#DhoothaOnPrime: In this supernatural horror, possessed inanimate objects wreak havoc on the lives of people who commit deadly sins. #PrimeVideoPresentsIndia #SeeWhereItTakesYou (sic),” read the caption.During the event, when asked why he opted for OTT, Naga Chaitanya said, “As actor, we always crave for our work to get maximum exposure and on a platform like Prime Video we get that exposure. It’s not pan-India but it’s pan-world.”
Dhootha Web Series
Amazon Prime Video on Thursday (April 28) announced many new original shows and titles for the OTT platform. However, during the event hosted by Karan Johar, a new Telugu supernatural-horror web series featuring Naga Chaitanya in the lead has been announced. The web series has been titled as Dhootha.
Naga Chaitanya’s long speculated web series debut is finally here or at least the first glimpse of it. Titled Dhootha which translates to The Messenger in English, the web series is touted to be an extremely dark, spine-chilling, supernatural venture. Yes, Naga Chaitanya will be making his OTT debut in the horror genre and it’s being helmed by National Award winner Vikram K. Kumar. What’s more, Chay is surrounded by a brilliant ensemble cast from Parvathy Thiruvothu to Priya Bhavani Shankar and more
Naga Chaitanya Telugu series
Actor Naga Chaitanya is set to make his OTT debut with Prime Video’s Telugu series “Dhootha”.Described as a “supernatural horror” show, the announcement for “Dhootha” was made at the Prime Video Presents India event, hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar, here on Thursday.Dhootha” is directed by Vikram K Kumar, who has co-written the show with Dondapati Venkatesh, Poorna Prajna, Sripal Reddy, and Naveen George Thomas.
The cast also features “Uyare” star Parvathy Thiruvothu, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Prachi Desai and Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam.As an artiste, Chaitanya said his aim is to always reach out to as many people as possible and with the show he wants to get maximum exposure.
Dhootha Web Series Plot
As the name goes, Dhootha refers to a messenger who interacts with spirits and supernatural evils. Also, the story revolves around possessed nonalive objects punishing people who have committed unforgivable sins.
- Naga Chaitanya
- Parvathy Thiruvothu
- Priya Bhavani Shankar
- Prachi Desai
- Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam
HERE’S WHY CHAY OPTED FOR OTT
During the event, when asked why he opted for OTT, Naga Chaitanya said, “As actor, we always crave for our work to get maximum exposure and on a platform like Prime Video we get that exposure. It’s not pan-India but it’s pan-world.”
He further added, “I am guy who can’t sit through even five minutes of horror. When Vikram told me it is supernatural horror thriller, I was thinking to myself ‘I exactly know what that feeling is so let me translate that into Sagar in Dhootha’.”Naga Chaitanya was last seen in Bangarraju. He has collaborated with director Venkat Prabhu for his 22nd film, which will mark his his first Tamil film.