Ananya Panday’S Journey From Riches To Rags: Call Me Bae On Prime Video

Ananya Panday Stars in Prime Video’s ‘Call Me Bae’ as an Heiress-Turned-Hustler

May 27, 2024 | 4:25 AM PT

Mumbai, India – Prime Video India has announced the upcoming launch of “Call Me Bae,” a highly anticipated Hindi-language drama series. Starring Bollywood icon Ananya Panday, the series is set to premiere in September 2024.


“Call Me Bae” follows the captivating journey of Bella “Bae” Chowdhary (played by Panday), a wealthy heiress who finds herself suddenly thrust into a life of hardship after a devastating scandal. With her fortune gone overnight, Bae discovers the true value of her own resilience and resourcefulness.

Determined to reclaim her life, Bae ventures into the bustling newsrooms of Mumbai, where she encounters a colorful cast of characters. Along the way, she finds unexpected love, lasting friendships, and a newfound sense of purpose.

Production Team

“Call Me Bae” boasts an impressive production pedigree. The series is produced by Dharmatic Entertainment, a subsidiary of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. Johar serves as one of the executive producers, alongside Apoorva Mehta and Somen Mishra.

The series is written by Ishita Moitra, Samina Motlekar, and Rohit Nair. Acclaimed director Collin D’Cunha helms the project, bringing his signature style to the vibrant and energetic world of Mumbai.


Ananya Panday leads the ensemble cast as Bae, captivating audiences with her nuanced performance in a complex and relatable role.

The series also features a star-studded supporting cast, including:

* Vir Das (Vikram)
* Gurfateh Pirzada (Aadar)
* Varun Sood (Rishi)
* Vihaan Samat (Karan)
* Muskkaan Jaferi (Zoya)
* Niharika Lyra Dutt (Aanchal)
* Lisa Mishra (Sanya)
* Mini Mathur (Neena)

Theme and Impact

“Call Me Bae” explores the themes of resilience, self-discovery, and the power of human connection. It portrays the transformation of a privileged young woman into a strong and independent individual who learns to navigate life’s challenges with grace and determination.

The series is expected to resonate with audiences of all ages, particularly those who have faced adversity or are seeking inspiration in their own lives.

A Prime Video India Original

“Call Me Bae” is part of Prime Video India’s commitment to producing high-quality local content for Indian audiences. The series joins a growing slate of successful Prime Video originals, including “Mirzapur,” “The Family Man,” and “Made in Heaven.”

Prime Video India is available on a wide range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs. Subscribers can enjoy a vast library of movies, TV shows, and original content anytime, anywhere.