Amazon Prime Video, today, unveiled the trailer of its upcoming fictional medical drama set against the backdrop of 26/11 attacks – Amazon Original Series Mumbai Diaries 26/11. The trailer launch event held at the iconic Gateway of India paid homage to the bravery, commitment and selfless sacrifice of Mumbai’s frontline warriors like doctors and police force. Titled Sahas ko Salam, the event celebrated the invaluable sacrifices of Mumbai’s frontline heroes in the presence of Honourable Minister of Tourism, Environment & Protocol, Government of Maharashtra, Shri Aditya Thackeray, Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video, India, director and creator Nikkhil Advani along with the producers and the cast of the series.
Mumbai Diaries 26/11 is a fictional edge-of-the-seat medical drama that is set against the terrifying, unforgettable night that, on one hand ravaged the city, but on the other hand also united its people and strengthened their resolve to stand resolutely against any adversity. The series is an account of events that unfold in a government hospital and explore the challenges faced by the medical staff at the hospital as well as other first responders across the city of Mumbai while dealing with a monumental crisis. Mumbai Diaries 26/11 will launch on Amazon Prime Video on September 9th.
Created by Nikkhil Advani, produced by Monisha Advani and Madhu Bhojwani of Emmay Entertainment, and jointly directed by Nikkhil Advani along with Nikhil Gonsalves, Mumbai Diaries 26/11, depicts the untold story of doctors, nurses, paramedics, and hospital staff who worked tirelessly to save lives during the terror attacks that devastated the city on November 26th, 2008. The series features an array of talented artists, including Konkona Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina, Tina Desai, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Satyajeet Dubey, Natasha Bharadwaj, Mrunmayee Deshpande & Prakash Belawadi.
Honourable Minister of Tourism, Environment & Protocol, Government of Maharashtra, Shri Aditya Thackrey said “The spirit of Mumbai is undeniably resilient, but behind all that resilience are the many untold stories of the bravery and sacrifice of our frontline workers. Doctors, Nurses, Wardboys, Police, BMC workers – all of whom have been the real heroes that have kept the city running during times of crises. Today, I am happy to be a part of Sahas Ko Salam – an event that honours the bravery of our frontline workers and witness the trailer of Mumbai Diaries 26/11, a series that pays tribute to these very workers. It is heartening to see such content bring made and I would like to congratulate the makers and the cast of the series and Amazon Prime Video for bringing such stories of bravery to life.”
“Mumbai Diaries 26/11 offers a different perspective to the dreadful night of 26/11 which hasn’t been explored on-screen so far,” shared director Nikkhil Advani.