Mumbai : Hungama has launched a new Marathi original show, Shree Kaamdev Prasanna that revolves around the misadventures of Milind, a 35 year old introvert who is shy around girls. Through a divine intervention gone wrong, Lord Kaamdev, the God of Passion, is sent to Earth to help him, turning Milind’s life into a comic mess but becoming his friend in the process.
Hungama will deliver the show to an audience of over 60 million in more than 190 countries. Shree Kaamdev Prasanna will also be available to stream through Hungama Play on Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV, Airtel TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Tata Sky Binge, SHAREit and Android TVs. Additionally, Hungama’s association with Xiaomi will enable consumers to watch the show via Hungama Play on Mi TV.
Speaking at the launch of Shree Kaamdev Prasanna, Siddhartha Roy, COO, Hungama Digital Media said, “Unique stories with interesting narratives and universal appeal are some of the important aspects that drive Hungama’s original programming. Shree Kaamdev Prasanna is our second original show in Marathi and narrates a story that will appeal to people around the world. Staying true to our commitment of building a multi-lingual and multi-genre library, the show will be available in both, Marathi and Hindi. We expect our regional library to drive growth for us and help us increase our user base in non-metro markets by 2X.”
Nikhil Raibole, Co-Founder and CEO of CafeMarathi, said, “Our mission at CafeMarathi is to create content that is engaging and entertaining. Shree Kaamdev Prasanna is a comedy that will keep the viewers engrossed from the first scene itself. We are glad to work with Hungama once again and are certain that their robust distribution strategy will deliver the show to millions of viewers around the world.”
Shree Kaamdev Prasanna is produced by Hungama Digital Media and CafeMarathi, and directed by Sandeep Naware.Releasing in Marathi and Hindi, the show stars Maharashtra’s King of Comedy, Bhau Kadam in the titular role of Lord Kaamdev, along with popular Marathi actors, Sagar Karande, Bhagyashree Mote, Vinay Yedekar and Asha Shelar.