Prime Video today launched the exciting trailer of Hindi anthology, Unpaused: Naya Safar, which will have its global premiere in over 240 countries and territories on January 21, 2022. After the overwhelming response to the first edition of Unposed in 2020, the sequel to the Amazon Original anthology will feature five Hindi short films, each one uniquely tackling the challenges that everyone faces during the pandemic. Had to deal Along with this, it welcomes the new year by asking everyone to adopt a positive attitude.
With a stellar cast like Saqib Saleem, Shreya Dhanwantri, Neena Kulkarni and Priyanshu Painyuli, Unpaused: Naya Safar is a heartley reminder that there is always light at the end of a dark tunnel. Filled with love and positivity, this anthology tells us to make a fresh start with the start of the new year.
The anthology includes the following short films –
• Teen Tigada directed by Ruchir Arun; It stars Saqib Saleem, Ashish Verma and Sam Mohan in lead roles.
• Shreya Dhanwantri and Priyanshu Painyuli starrer The Couple; Nupur Asthana has directed it.
• Gond ke laddus directed by Shikha Maken; It stars Darshan Rajendran, Akshveer Singh Saran and Neena Kulkarni in lead roles.
• War Room directed by Ayyappa KM; Geetanjali Kulkarni, Rasika Agashe, Pooranand Vandekar and Sharvari Deshpande are in lead roles.
• Vaikunth directed by Nagraj Manjule; Arjun Karchend Hanumant Bhandari is in the lead role.
Ruchir Arun, Director, Teen Tigada said, “Unpaused: Naya Safar Anthology brings with it interesting stories that have a fair share of emotions. We are really excited to present our film as a part of this anthology. Ongoing Corona Amidst the pandemic, which has hit us like a storm, with Teen Tigara, our endeavor was to highlight the different sides of human emotions. The unique story of the film has been beautifully portrayed by the actors on screen and we hope that this Will resonate strongly among the audience.
Nupur Asthana, Director, The Couple, said, “The job layoffs have been a bitter reality during the pandemic that has hit professionals across the globe badly. Its victims reached a state of uncertainty and plunged into despair. The couple tries to capture the emotional turmoil and complexities caused by such a professional setback and how it affects the personal relationship between two people that changes their realities. The first edition of the anthology was overwhelmingly loved by the audience, and we hope the now unpaused Naya Safar too will surely get the same love and appreciation.
Shikha Maken, Director, Gond Ke Laddu said, “The pandemic has affected all of us in one way or the other. We all care about our loved ones who are far away from us and want to connect and take care of them from a distance. Always on the lookout for resources. Sometimes we even make connections with strangers. The idea of Gond Ke Laddu was to depict the spectrum of human bonds with a twist. Shooting this film with an excellent cast and crew was a great experience. It was a wonderful experience that brought life to the film. It is a finely woven meaningful story. We are sure that the story will connect with the audience on an emotional level.”
Ayyappa KM, Director, War Room said, “War Room is an attempt to narrate the story of how the frontline workers faced adversity during the pandemic, stood up for us amidst many risks. It is an interesting story that exposes a different aspect of human emotions under pressure. I am grateful to the entire team for how beautifully my team has brought this to life.”
Nagraj Manjule, Director, Vaikunth said, “The anthology, Unpaused: Naya Safar presents a range of emotions with each of its films, and Vaikunth unexpectedly enriches it with a unique balance between despair and hope. . We are humbled and honored to bring the story as a team as part of this anthology. We hope the audience will remember it for a long time.”