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New on Amazon Prime this week: ‘Tuck Jagadish,’ ‘Mumbai Diaries 26/11’ and more

Nani’s Telugu family drama and director Nikkhil Advani’s medical thriller are the highlights on the platform this week

This week on Amazon Prime, Nikkhil Advani brings the Amazon Original, Mumbai Diaries 26/11. With a cast including Mohit Raina, Konkona Sen Sharma and Shreya Dhanwanthary among others, the medical drama premieres on September 9.

Nani starrer Tuck Jagadish is a Telugu language family drama, set in the small town of Andhra Pradesh, and takes the audiences through the ups and downs of the Naidu Family.Written and directed by Shiva Nirvana, the film’s cast includes Ritu Varma, Aishwarya Rajesh and Jagapathi Babu and will premiere on September 10.

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Fighting the ultimate tournament of tournament, the Earth realm heroes are on a quest for survival after being invaded by the forces of Shao Khan. Directed by Ethan Spaulding, with voices from Jennifer Carpenter, Joel McHale and Ike Amadi the heroes are ready to rumble. Watch Mortal Kombat in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu dubs starting September 11.

Amazon Original Movie The Voyeurs follows the story of Pippa and Thomas whose new home gives them a “window” into the lives of an unstable couple. When they try to mediate anonymously, chaos follows. Written and directed by Michael Mohan, the mystery thriller has a cast of Sydney Sweeney, Ben Hardy and Justice Smith, and will release on September 10.

Did we hear someone say girl power? Voltaire High witnesses the turmoil, when in 1963, this French institute becomes co-ed. Created by Marie Roussin, the show stars Pierre Deladonchamps, Nina Meurisse and Maud Wyler among others. Watch the gender battle unfold in Amazon Original Mixte on September 10.

Delve into the drama of the multi-level marketing company LuLaRoe, accused of misleading thousands of women. Walk through the highs and the lows in this four-part documentary series starring Roberta Blevins, Áine Cain and Lauren Covey Carson. Watch Amazon Original LuLaRich on September 10.

Following their father’s demise, Queen Sugar follows the life of three siblings who relocated for their inheritance. The drama series created by Ava DuVernay, stars Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Kofi Siriboe among others. Watch the story unfold with the sixth season on September 8.

Also this week comes a new episode of the Nicole Kidman-starrer Nine Perfect Strangers on September 9. The series follows nine stressed city dwellers who visit a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation. The resort’s director is a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies.

Highlights of the week

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 — September 9

Mumbai Diaries is a medical drama set in the Emergency Room of a hospital. The series explores the challenges faced by the medical staff at the hospital as well as other first responders across the city of Mumbai in dealing with a crisis of immense magnitude. In this battle to save lives and heal others, the ones doing the fixing are the most broken.

Tuck Jagadish — September 10

Set in the tinsel town of Andhra Pradesh, the film narrates the life and journey of Jagadish Naidu (played by Nani) as he traverses through the ups and downs in his family life thereby highlighting the special bond and conflicts between siblings in his closely-knit joint family.

Mortal Kombat (Hindi, Tamil and Telugu dubs) — September 11

The Earth realm heroes must journey to Outworld and fight for the survival of their homeland, invaded by the forces of evil warlord Shao Kahn, in the tournament to end all tournaments: the final Mortal Kombat.

The Voyeurs September 10

Our close-knit city homes give us a literal window into the lives of our neighbors. Pippa and Thomas had it no different. Their dream home and finally become a reality and warmth of the house had begun to set it. Right across, a window opens into the apartment of a volatile but attractive couple. When Pippa and Thomas decide to anonymously intercede in their lives, it sets off a chain of disastrous events.

Mixte Season 1 — September 10

You’d think boys would be glad to see girls attend their high school? Not at all. When Voltaire High becomes co-ed in 1963 France and for the first time a handful of girls take classes alongside boys, a whole world is knocked off balance.

Lula Rich Season 1 — September 10

LuLaRich chronicles the rise and fall of the LuLaRoe leggings multi-level marketing company. Through exclusive interviews with retailers, employees, the company founders, and more, this four-part documentary series unveils how things went wrong in a spectacularly weird fashion, and what that story of LuLaRoe says about the United States at large.

Queen Sugar Season 6 — September 8

Follow the life of three siblings, who move to Louisiana to claim an inheritance from their recently departed father: an 800-acre sugarcane farm.

Nine Perfect Strangers (new episode) – September 9

Nine stressed city dwellers visit a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation. The resort’s director is a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies.

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