The Asia Pacific Premiere of the spy-thriller series – Citadel was a star-studded affair.
The landmark, high-stakes drama is executive produced by the Russo Brothers’ AGBO and showrunner David Weil, and stars Richard Madden, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, with Stanley Tucci and Lesley Manville.
Ahead of its launch on Prime Video on 28th April, the streaming service hosted a special premiere of the series in Mumbai last night, kickstarting the global tour with Mumbai as its first stop, followed by Rome, and London.
The glitz and glamour of the carpet witnessed not only the lead cast- Richard Madden, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Gaurav Gandhi, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Prime Video, Sushant Sreeram, Country Director, Prime Video, India, but also some of the most esteemed names from film, television, and entertainment industry.
Adding even more glamour to the night, lead actor of the untitled Indian installment of the Citadel universe – Varun Dhawan, creators – Raj, and DK, and writer – Sita R. Menon, also graced the event.
Celebrities like Rekha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Rasika Dugal, Sanya Malhotra, Shweta Tripathi, Sikander Kher, Mohit Raina, Ali Fazal, Rakulpreet Singh, Jim Sarbh, Sayani Gupta, Mini Mathur, Nora Fatehi, Sunny Leone, Patralekha, Neha Dhupia, Prajakta Kohli, Kusha Kapila, Aashish Chanchlani, Sophie Choudry, Anushka Dandekar, Siddhant Gupta, Neha Sharma, Saqib Saleem, Ishwak Singh, Kubra Sait, Gurmeet Singh, Mehreen Pirzada, Bhuvan Arora, Shruti Seth and Karan Mehta arrived at the screening. Directors and producers like Madhur Bhandarkar, Kabir Khan, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Vikramaditya Motwane, Pushkar-Gayatri, Nikhil Advani, Anubhav Sinha, Shonali Bose, Tanuja Chandra, Samir Nair, Aatish Kapadia, and J.D. Majethia attended the event.
The series consists of six parts, with two episodes premiering on April 28 on Prime Video, and one episode rolling out every week, through May 26. The series also stars Stanley Tucci, Lesley Manville, and Ashleigh Cummings in pivotal roles.