Since the coronavirus outbreak has put a hold on movie releases everywhere, filmmakers are planning to opt for an OTT release.
Reports of Shoojit Sircar’s Gulabo Sitabo going for a digital release were doing the rounds for quite some time. The film featuring Amitabh Bachchan, and Ayushmann Khurana will now premiere on Amazon Prime Video. Yes, you read that right! The movie will be streamed on the digital platform on June 12, 2020.
Makers announced the release with a new poster of the film featuring an adorable version of the lead actors. The tagline of the poster reads ‘Ek priceless Jodi’. Amitabh Bachchan also shared the poster with a caption: “Ek izzatdaar janaab aur uske anokhe kirayedar ki kahaani. Gulabo Sitabo premieres June 12 only on @PrimeVideoIN!
This will make Gulabo Sitabo the first Bollywood film to opt for a direct digital release as opposed to a theatrical release.
The film also marks the debut pairing of Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana. Shoojit Sircar has previously worked with both the actors in Piku and Vicky Donor respectively.