Samantha Ruth Prabhu to play Priyanka Chopra’s mother?!!!! Details inside
The thirty six year old Samantha Ruth Prabhu is set to play the mother of forty year old Priyanka Chopra!!!.
Yes, this will happen in the Indian instalment of Citadel which also stars Varun Dhawan. The global crime series from Prime Video by Russo Brothers’ AGBO.
Said to be the prequel of the Priyanka Chopra, Richard Maddden starrer which wrapped its first season in May 2023.
The Indian version directed by creator duo Raj & DK (Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK), who are also credited as showrunners and directors.
As per reports in E-Times, which quotes an insider saying, “The international and Indian versions of Citadel are set in two different eras. Priyanka’s character is a child in Samantha’s Citadel”.
It is also further reported that the publication has confirmed this with Samantha.
Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK will also serve as executive producers on the show, under their banner D2R Films. The series is produced by D2R Films and Amazon Studios, with AGBO’s Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Mike Larocca, Angela Russo-Otstot, Scott Nemes, and David Weil (Hunters) overseeing production on the Indian Original and all series within the global Citadel universe. Josh Applebaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, and Scott Rosenberg serve as executive producers for Midnight Radio, on the untitled Indian Original and all series within the global Citadel universe.
The local instalment is written by Sita R. Menon, along with Raj & DK.