Poacher: Alia Bhatt co-produced show delves into uncovering the largest ivory poaching ring in India
Co-produced by Alia Bhatt, Poacher is an investigative crime series inspired by true events, delving into the uncovering of the largest ivory poaching ring in Indian history.
Published: Tuesday,Feb 06, 2024 08:56 AM GMT-07:00
Today, Prime Video announced a significant collaboration with Alia Bhatt, the acclaimed actor, producer, and entrepreneur, who has joined as Executive Producer for its upcoming Amazon Original Series, Poacher. Produced by QC Entertainment, Poacher is an investigative crime series inspired by true events, delving into the uncovering of the largest ivory poaching ring in Indian history. This unique project merges the realms of environmental conservation and entertainment, aiming to spotlight the pressing global issue of illegal poaching.
Renowned filmmaker Richie Mehta, an Emmy-award winner, has helmed the creation, writing, and direction of Poacher. The series features a diverse and talented cast including Nimisha Sajayan, Roshan Mathew, and Dibyendu Bhattacharya in pivotal roles.
Alia Bhatt's involvement as an Executive Producer through her production company, Eternal Sunshine Productions, underscores her dedication to meaningful storytelling and her passion for nature conservation. Expressing her enthusiasm for the project, Alia emphasized the personal impact of Poacher and its poignant portrayal of wildlife crime. She lauded Richie's narrative for shedding light on the brutal realities of crimes against nature and expressed confidence in the series' potential to inspire compassion and coexistence among viewers.
Poacher is not only a testament to Alia's commitment to amplifying important stories but also a collaborative effort with QC Entertainment, Suitable Pictures, Poor Man’s Productions, and Eternal Sunshine Productions. Executive produced by QC Entertainment’s Edward H. Hamm Jr., Raymond Mansfield, and Sean McKittrick, the series promises to deliver a powerful message while captivating audiences worldwide.
Beyond her illustrious career in cinema, Alia Bhatt has been a vocal advocate for environmental sustainability, animal welfare, and fostering harmony between humans and wildlife. Through her platform, Coexist, she has actively contributed to raising awareness about pertinent issues, aligning seamlessly with the thematic essence of Poacher.
Set primarily in Malayalam, Hindi, and English, Poacher is slated for an exclusive premiere on Prime Video in India and across over 240 countries on February 23, offering viewers a multilingual experience.