With theatres shut, Indian cinema is currently shifting its allegiance to the OTT platform. Of course, many fans have been left disheartened for not getting to watch new releases in cinema halls, but with these much anticipated movies going digital, it has surely succeeded in beating lockdown blues.
Given the present circumstances, seven of the most awaited movies will soon have a direct-to-digital release on an OTT platform. Indian movies including Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Gulabo Sitabo’, Vidya Balan’s ‘Shakuntala Devi’, Aditi Rao Hydari’s ‘Sufiyum Sujatayum’ and a few others are ready to be released directly on an OTT platform.
List of Bollywood, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu movies releasing on Amazon Prime Video
‘Gulabo Sitabo’, directed by Shoojit Sarkar, will premiere on June 12. It will feature Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana in lead roles.
2. Shakuntala Devi
Vidya Balan’s much-awaited movie ‘Shakuntala Devi’ is the second Bollywood movie in this list. The film will be premiered directly on the OTT platform. However, the release date is yet to be announced.
3. Ponmagal Vandhal
Following in their footsteps, makers of five South Indian movies have also made up their minds on direct-to-digital releases. Tamil film ‘Ponmagal Vandhal’, which has already created a hype, has finally announced the digital release. Directed by J.J. Fredrick, the Jyotika-starrer is releasing on the platform on May 29.
Similarly, Keerthy Suresh-starrer ‘Penguin’, the Tamil – Telugu bilingual movie, too will be releasing on June 19. The film is written and directed by Eashyar Karthic.
5 & 6. Law & French Biryani
Two Kannada movies, ‘Law’ directed by Raghu Samarth and ‘French Biryani’ directed by Pannaga Bharana have announced their entry to digital platforms as well.
‘Law’ features Ragini Prajwal in the lead role while ‘French Biryani’ will see Danish Sait essaying the lead role. ‘Law’ will premiere on June 26 and ‘French Biryani’ will be streamed for the first time on July 24.
7. Sufiyum Sujatayum
Apart from that, makers of the Malayalam movie ‘Sufiyum Sujatayum’ have also announced its world premiere on the OTT streaming platform. The movie is in its post-production stage and will be on the digital platform soon.
Directed by Naranipuzha Shanavas, the movie will see Jayasurya and Aditi Rao Hyadari in lead roles.
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