Written and directed by Sindhu Sreenivasa Murthy and co-written by Kanan Gill, Aachar & Co. stars Murthy alongside Anirudh Acharya, Harshil Koushik, Sudha Belawadi
Prime members in India and 240+ countries and territories worldwide can stream the Kannada comedy- drama starting August 22
INDIA — 21 August, 2023 — Prime Video today announced the global digital premiere of the Kannada comedy-drama, Aachar & Co. Written and directed by Sindhu Sreenivasa Murthy, the film has been co-written by comedian Kanan Gill, and stars Murthy himself alongside Anirudh Acharya, Harshil Koushik and Sudha Belawadi in pivotal roles. Aachar & Co. will exclusively stream on Prime Video in India from August 22. Aachar & Co. is the latest addition to the Prime membership. Prime members in India enjoy savings, convenience, and entertainment, all in single membership for just ₹1499/ year.
Set in 1960s Bangalore, the film centers around civil engineer Madhusudhan Aachar and his wife Savithri’s conventional family, and their lives as they grapple with modernization while upholding their heritage. But when the head of the family, Madhusudhan, unexpectedly passes away, the family is suddenly facing a new reality with shifting dynamics, that compels all members to contribute towards household responsibilities. Against the backdrop of evolving gender roles and societal norms, Aachar & Co. portrays the challenges of raising a large family, managing their wellbeing, and educating children, among other functions in this heartwarming story. Adeptly delving into the themes of women empowerment, self-reliance, and valuing familial bonds, the movie beautifully evokes a sense of nostalgia and appreciation for one’s cultural roots.