The filmmaker duo of Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK has started filming the second season “The Family Man”, which will also mark actress Samantha Akkineni’s foray into the web world.
The filmmakers shared the news with a Twitter post on Thursday. “Season 2! Now filming,” they wrote on their official handle alongside a teaser video.
The Amazon Original Series received an overwhelmingly positive response from consumers in India and around the world. The first season of the Manoj Bajpayee-starrer is the most-watched Amazon Original in India till date.
Check out the video:
Season 2! Now filming!#TheFamilyMan #TheFamilyMan2 @PrimeVideoIN @BajpayeeManoj @SrikantTFM @priyamani6 @Samanthaprabhu2 @sharibhashmi @mahekthaakur @vedantsinha411 @ishahabali @SharadK7 @sunnyhinduja @shreya_dhan13 @GulPanag @sundeepkishan @sumank @Suparn @Greyindecision pic.twitter.com/eTojryaDWu
— Raj & DK (@rajndk) November 28, 2019
Samantha will join the cast, which includes names like Manoj, Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi, Darshan Kumar, Sharad Kelkar, Sunny Hinduja, Shreya Dhanwantary, Shahab Ali, Vedant Sinha, and Mahek Thakur. It is created, directed and produced by Raj & DK, through their production company D2R Films, and is written by Raj & DK and Suman Kumar.
The Family Man follows a middle-class man, played by Manoj Bajpayee, secretly working for the National Investigation Agency. The show’s first season also featured Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi, Neeraj Madhav, Pawan Chopra, Kishore Kumar and Gul Panag.