Recently, Priyanka Chopra’s Citadel was released on Amazon Prime and took the whole world by storm. For the unversed, the show is about the global spy agency Citadel, which has fallen and the memory of its agents has been erased. And, as the powerful Manticore crime syndicate is filling the power vacuum, Citadel agents must remember their past and find the strength to fight back. Priyanka Chopra along with the dashing Richard Madden plays the lead as they make an attempt to save Citadel and its secrets.
And, due to its compelling storyline and powerful performances, the show broke many records. And, now, we have some more exhilarating news for Citadel fans. After months of speculation and fervent anticipation, the talented Samantha Prabhu has officially confirmed her role as Priyanka Chopra’s mother in the highly-anticipated Indian adaptation of ‘Citadel.’ Get ready to witness the powerhouse duo on your screens as they bring this thrilling universe to life!
Speaking exclusively to E-Times, an insider spilled the beans on this exciting casting revelation. “The international and Indian versions of Citadel are set in two different eras. Priyanka’s character is a child in Samantha’s Citadel. It’s like saying Tabu played Irrfan Khan’s mother in ‘Life Of Pi.’ They didn’t even meet during the shooting,” the insider revealed.
Adding to the intrigue, Samantha Prabhu herself confirmed her pivotal role as Priyanka Chopra’s mother in Citadel India. When asked about her character, she enthusiastically exclaimed, “Yes, I will surely be playing Peecee’s mother.” Fans can’t contain their excitement as they imagine the electrifying on-screen chemistry these two powerhouses will bring to the table.
The star-studded cast doesn’t end there! Joining Samantha and Priyanka is the charismatic Varun Dhawan, who is set to make his worldwide acting debut in this thrilling saga. With his undeniable talent and charm, Varun is sure to captivate audiences in his cameo appearance.
In the sixth episode of Citadel, Priyanka Chopra’s character, Nadia Sinh, conceals a life-altering secret. She keeps her pregnancy with Mason Kane’s child, portrayed by the dashing Richard Madden, under wraps. The plot thickens as she contacts the enigmatic terrorist Rahi Gambhir, played by the talented Paul Bazely, in a gripping flashback from eight years ago. Seeking an escape to Spain, Nadia reveals Gambhir as her father when pressed by Mason and Osy Ikhile’s characters, portrayed by Carter Spence. Notably, it was none other than Varun Dhawan himself who lent his voice to the call in this episode. We tip our hats to you, Varun, for this surprise twist!
The creative geniuses behind this highly-anticipated series are none other than Raj & DK, the dynamic duo known for their exceptional storytelling and innovative filmmaking style. Together with Sita R. Menon, they have crafted a desi installment that promises to take audiences on an exhilarating journey. Filming has commenced in Mumbai and North India, and the team will soon embark on foreign locations such as Serbia and South Africa, raising the stakes for this international spectacle.
Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, the brains behind the successful D2R Films, are not only serving as executive producers but are also providing their creative vision to bring the Indian version of Citadel to life. With their track record of delivering exceptional content, we can’t wait to witness their magic unfold on-screen.
In other exciting news, Prime Video has officially renewed Citadel, starring Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden, for a second season. The news was also confirmed by Priyanka herself on her Instagram, urging fans to dive into the thrilling world of Citadel and catch up on all the episodes, which are now available to stream online.
So, gear up for an edge-of-your-seat experience as Samantha Prabhu steps into the role of Priyanka Chopra’s mother in Citadel India. With a stellar cast, captivating storyline, and a powerhouse production team, this highly-anticipated series is set to take the world by storm.