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File:Durgamati poster.jpg
Official release poster
Directed byG. Ashok
Produced byVikram Malhotra
Bhushan Kumar
Akshay Kumar
Krishan Kumar
Written byG. Ashok
Ravinder Randhawa
Based onBhaagamathie
StarringBhumi Pednekar
Arshad Warsi
Jisshu Sengupta
Music byScore:
Jakes Bejoy
Tanishk Bagchi
Naman Adhikari
Abhinav Sharma
Malini Awasthi
CinematographyKuldeep Mamania
Edited byUnnikrishnan P.P
Abundantia Entertainment
Cape of Good Films
Distributed byAmazon Prime Video
Release date
  • 11 December 2020 (2020-12-11)[1]

Durgamati is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language horror thriller film directed by G. Ashok, which is a scene to scene remake of his own 2018 Tollywood (Telugu) film Bhaagamathie and starring Bhumi Pednekar as an IAS officer. The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Akshay Kumar and Vikram Malhotra under T-Series, Cape of Good Films and Abundantia Entertainment.[2]

The official announcement for the film was made on 30 November 2019.[3] First shot was taken on 23 January 2020 in Madhya Pradesh and filming begun there on 30 January.[4] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film will be available to stream worldwide from 11 December 2020 on Amazon Prime Video.[1]

Premise[edit | edit source]

Ishwar Prasad (Arshad Warsi) is a powerful and corrupt politician with the full support of the people. When Idols from 12 temples are stolen, CBI officer Nidhi Verma (Mahie Gill) suspects Ishwar Prasad of the theft, and so, in order to expose him, recruits suspended IAS officer Chanchal Chauhan (Bhumi Pednekar) for the job. Chanchal goes to live in the ancient Durgamati mansion, and soon enough, the ghost of Durgamati takes over chanchal's body and promises to swear revenge on everyone who have wronged her

Cast[edit | edit source]

Music[edit | edit source]

The film's music was composed by Tanishk Bagchi, Naman Adhikari, Abhinav Sharma, Malini Awasthi while lyrics written by Tanishk Bagchi, Dipti Misra

Release[edit | edit source]

On 23 November 2020, the title of the film was changed to Durgamati from Durgavati.[8][9][10]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film will be available to stream worldwide from 11 December 2020 on Amazon Prime Video.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Coolie No.1, Chhalaang, Durgavati and others to premiere on Amazon Prime Video". The Indian Express. 9 October 2020. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
  2. "Durgavati: Mahie Gill joins Bhumi Pednekar's horror-thriller". Bollywood Hungama. 21 January 2020. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  3. "Photo: Akshay Kumar to present Bhumi Pednekar's next, 'Durgavati'". The Times of India. 30 November 2019. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  4. "Bhumi Pednekar's Durgavati goes on floors, Akshay Kumar shares glimpse from sets". Hindustan Times. 23 January 2020. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Arshad Warsi to play the bad guy in Bhumi Pednekar's Durgavati; Karan Kapadia too joins the cast". Bollywood Hungama. 6 February 2020. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  6. "'Durgavati' night shoot keeps Jisshu hooked". 7 February 2020. Retrieved 1 November 2020.
  7. "MAHIE GILL JOINS BHUMI PEDNEKAR IN HORROR-THRILLER DURGAVATI". Mid Day. 21 January 2020. Retrieved 10 October 2020.
  8. "Bhumi Pednekar's Durgavati is now Durgamati, Akshay Kumar announces with new poster". India Today. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  9. "Akshay Kumar And Bhumi Pednekar's Durgavati Is Now Titled Durgamati". NDTV. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  10. "Bhumi Pednekar's 'Durgavati' is now 'Durgamati', Akshay Kumar unveils poster, announces streaming date". Daily News & Analysis. Retrieved 23 November 2020.

External links[edit | edit source]

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