Bobby Simha is the lead actor in Vella Raja, Dream Warrior Pictures’ first web series. The star cast is formed of Parvathi Nair as cop Teresa, along with Gayathrie Shankar, Kaali Venkat in important roles. Vishal Chandrasekar is the music composer while Guhan Senniappan directs this tale of a drug lord hiding out in a lodge.

Bobby Simha plays Deva, a drug dealer who needs to take care of business while in hiding.

Much of the series takes place in North Chennai’s iconic Bawa Lodge, says the press release. Deva is hiding out in the lodge after a cocaine heist.

Complicating matters is Teresa, a cop who wants to nab Deva.

SR Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures said that the company is extremely thrilled to take this ‘home grown’ story to the world through Amazon Prime Video. “Like always, we have delved deeper into each character, establishing their back-stories and building a complex, grim, dark drug world with undertones of humor in this Prime Exclusive series. With a thrilling story line, credible directors, producers, and with a strong cast, we believe, this venture will be liked by Prime Video audiences.”

This web series is made especially for Amazon and has the honour of being the first Tamil series to be made for the streaming giant.

Vijay Subramaniam, Head of Content at Amazon Prime Video, said: “We have seen great response from consumers on Tamil content with our line-up of blockbuster films. We are now excited to collaborate with Dream Warrior Pictures to showcase Vella Raja, our first Tamil Prime Exclusive Series.  This reaffirms Amazon Prime Video’s commitment of telling great stories across languages. We will continue to work hard to bring best-in-class content across international, regional and local titles to our customers in India and globally.”

The series begins streaming on Amazon Prime Video from December 7 this year.

Watch the teaser here: