The pandemic which makes us suffer right now is also affecting the Film industry. There are no new upcoming movies across the theatres. OTT platforms Like Netflix, Amazon and Disney+hotstar are at rescue.
Movies which was aimed to release at Cinema hall are now choosing streaming platform for there release.
Not just movies that were planned to be released on these platforms, the ones that were planned to be released across theatres are also now being released through these platforms because there is no idea when the theatres will be reopening.
Even if the shows are going to be released online, they are sure going to attract large crowds.
The trend of movies being released across OTT platforms is not entirely new but people yet have to get used to the whole idea.
Even though this release was not initially preferred by the producers, now it is like they are left with little or no choice.
The movie that release on Streaming platforms are:
Shoojit Sircar’s Gulabo Sitabo released digitally on Amazon Prime Video and that paved way for various other new releases across many other platforms.
Sushanth Singh Rajput’s Dil Bechara was released posthumously a few days back, on Disney+ Hotstar.
Movies like Sadak 2, The Big Bull, Lootcase, Bhuj: The Pride of India, and Khuda Haafiz are all set to release now. There are notices provided by the cast and the platforms where it is releasing.
Now, Let us take a look at a few movies that are now going to be released digitally across the various platforms.
The list of movies which are going to be released online are:
1) GUNJAN SAXENA: THE KARGIL GIRL – NETFLIX
This movie is based on the story of Kargil girl, “Gunjan Saxena” who was India’s first woman to fly Cheetah helicopter in Kargil war 1999.
Jahnvi Kapoor plays the role of Gunjan Saxena and many popular actors across may pivotal roles. The date of the release is yet to be determined.
2) SHAKUNTALA DEVI- AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
This is another biopic that is soon to be released. Vidya Balan plays the role of Shakunthala Devi, who is known as the human-computer.
She is insanely talented as she can solve complex mathematical calculations that too within seconds. However, Her story is also to be released across Amazon Prime Video, but the date is yet to be determined.
3) SADAK 2
After 29 years of the release of Sadak by Mahesh Bhatt, he is now bringing a sequel to the screens.
While Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt starred in the first movie, the second movie is all set to star them; along with Alia Bhatt and Aditya Roy Kapur.
This is going to be his directorial return after a span of 20 years. Even though he had planned to release it in theatres. Because of the circumstances he was forced to release it across the OTT platforms.
4) BHUJ: THE PRIDE OF INDIA- DISNEY+ HOTSTAR
The movie is set to release on August 14, 2020. Additionaly, Ajay Devgan is going to feature in the role of Vijay Karnik, “India Air force Pilot squadron Leader”.
The movie is set during the Indo-Pak war, it also narrates the story of 300 women who helped the IAF and played a huge role in the victory of India.
5) THE BIG BULL- DISNEY+ HOTSTAR
This movie tells the story of Abhishek Bachchan, who went from rags to riches. Moreover, Not much is known about the movie, but as per reports, it is the story about the life of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker.
6) LOOTCASE- DISNEY+ HOTSTAR
This is an upcoming comedy-drama that tells the story of the lead characters after they come across a suitcase that doesn’t belong to them.