Madhuri Dixit To Star In Prime Video’s First Indian Original Movie ‘Maja Ma’, First Look Out


New Delhi: Madhuri Dixit Nene will be seen as the lead star in Prime Video’s upcoming movie ‘Maja Ma’. Directed by Anand Tiwari and written by Sumit Batheja, ‘Maja Ma’ is a family entertainer, set against the celebratory backdrop of a traditional festival and a quintessential, colorful Indian wedding.  

Warm and funny, this light-hearted yet thought-provoking drama with unexpected twists and turns, boasts of an ensemble cast including Gajraj Rao, Ritwik Bhowmik, Barkha Singh, Srishti Shrivastava, Rajit Kapur, Sheeba Chaddha, Simone Singh, Malhar Thakar and Ninad Kamat.  

‘Maja Ma’ is the first of many from Prime Video India’s original movies production slate. 

“Maja Ma is the first of many original movies, that will launch directly on our service. This movie is also special for us as it showcases a female protagonist and her strength of conviction, beautifully portrayed on screen by the Bollywood icon, Madhuri Dixit,” said Aparna Purohit, head of India Originals, Prime Video.  

She further added, “Along with a powerful storyline, the movie features beautifully composed music which is intricately woven into the story. It has been a pleasure collaborating with Anand Tiwari and Amritpal Singh Bindra once again and we are sure Maja Ma will resonate with our viewers across the globe.” 

Director Anand Tiwari said that this is his second project with Prime Video after the success of ‘Bandish Bandits’. 

“I truly believe that the audience today is looking for content that is fresh, varied, and modernistic in its approach, yet keeps the humble storytelling at heart. Audiences are open to new genres and new experiences and ‘Maja Ma’ does all that and more”, said Anand Tiwari. 

“Pulling at the viewers’ heartstrings while also making them laugh at the same time this beautiful story features a highly versatile cast who breathe life into their characters flawlessly and beautifully. I am delighted to have ‘Maja Ma’ premiere on Prime Video. It is truly fulfilling to witness Indian content reach worldwide audiences,” he added. 

Produced by Leo Media Collective and Amritpal Singh Bindra, the film will release digitally on October 6.