INDIAN FILMS RELEASING ON OTT PLATFORMS

indian films on OTT platforms

 

Amidst the lockdown and social distancing. The Indian film industry, largest film producing in the world has affected badly in terms on the economic front.

The lockdown due to Covid 19 in India has started in the month of March 2020 and still continuing as of now. There were big budgets movie slated for the release during March 2020.

Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn starter “Sooryawanshi”, were ready to release on 24th March 2020, but due to the lockdown the movie did not release in the targeted territories.

Ranveer Singh starrer 83 was also ready and on the verge of releasing in April 2020.

The producers of these movies did not show any intention to release their movies on the online digital streaming services. They are positive and ready to wait until the lockdown ends, but there are certain producers which are thinking to release their movies on the OTT platforms.

The decision to release big Indian movies on OTT platforms is accidental or rather incidental. This can give new dimensions to movie business and its economics.

Because it is highly possible that people will not risk going to the theatre to watch a movie as soon as the lockdown is over.

Post lockdown scenario:

The theatre owners have to take steps which ensure that the theatres are safe to watch a movie. But still people will not risk it, as to watch a movie in theatre one needs to sit in the close proximity with another viewer.
Of course, watching a movie with social distancing is possible? The theatre owners have to work out some feasible way to run the movie theater with social distancing.

List of Indian Movies confirmed released dates on OTT platform

1.Gulabo-Sitabo

Hindi movie releasing on 12th June 2020 on Amazon Prime. Amitabh Bacchan and Ayushman Khurana in the Lead the movie is first of its kind in Amitabh Bachchan’s Career of 51 years to be released on an OTT platform. Also, it will be the first OTT release for Ayushman as well. Gulabo Sitabo have been directed by Shoojit Sircar of Piku Fame. The movie Looks Exciting.2. Shakuntala Devi 


This Hindi movie Stars Vidya Balan who played a role of Human Computer. The movie is inspired from the life of a mathematician which is going to be super exciting. The Movie is going to released on Amazon Prime. The Date has not been disclosed yet.

3. Penguin 



Penguin is basically a Tamil – Telegu Movie. The makers have not revealed about the outline of the story. The movie will be released on Amazon Prime

4. Law

The Law is basically a Kannada Movie releasing on 26th June 2020 on Amazon Prime. Law is a women centric film which looks promising and has a good story to tell.

5. Ponmagal Vandhal 


It’s a Tamil Language Court Room drama film Starring Jyotika. Jyotika is known for her Hindi film debut in Doli Saja ke rakhna (1998). Ponmagal Vandhal will release on 29th May 2020 on Amazon Prime video.

6. French Biryani 

Releasing on 24th July 2020 on Amazon Prime Video, this Kannada Comedy drama is revolved around a French expatriate and an auto rickshaw driver acquaintance. Danish Sait, a stand-up comedian is the main USP of the film.

 

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