Manoj Bajpayee’s first series The Family Man — Amazon Prime Video‘s newest original series from India is now streaming online. The socio-political action thriller series is about a government agent called Srikant Tiwari (Bajpayee), who struggles to balance the secrecy of his counter-terrorism job with the demands of his personal life that includes his family: a wife in Suchitra Tiwari (Priyamani) and two kids.
The FamilyMan Created, co-written, directed, and produced by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. — better known as Raj and D.K., the duo behind films such as Go Goa Gone — The Family Man has been heavily inspired by real events, including the Islamic radicalization of south Indian youth, and the logistical and financial constraints and restrictions faced by India’s intelligence agencies.
“The Family Man follows the journey of Srikant Tiwari, a middle-class man who lives his faced paced life with his wife and children in Mumbai. Srikant spends most of his time attempting to strike a balance between the responsibilities of his family while working for a highly secretive special cell of the National Intelligence Agency, attempting to spot and prevent large-scale terror attacks on the country and its citizens. One day, while going about his domestic chores, Srikant Tiwari finds himself caught in a sudden case that demands his full attention which eventually throws his family life upside down.”
All 10 episodes of The Family Man season 1 are available on Amazon Prime Video. While Amazon has yet to greenlight future seasons, Raj and D.K. have said they already have ideas for The Family Man seasons 2 and 3.