The movie theatres remain close due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Now the filmmakers are taking the digital platform to release their films. Earlier, we have seen clashes at the box office, now Bollywood stars would compete on various OTT platforms. The fans have at least three films that will be released online on the same day.
Vidya Balan starrer Shakuntala Devi, Kunal Kemmu starrer Lootcase, and Raat Akeli Hai starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte, are expected to release online on July 31. Another film that will lock horn with these films is Vidyut Jammwal and Amit Sadh's Yaara, releasing on July 30.
Shakuntala Devi will be premiered on Amazon Prime Video. This film is based on the journey of an Indian Math wizard Shakuntala Devi and directed by Anu Menon. The film also stars Sanya Malhotra, Jisshu Sengupta, and Amit Sadh in the supporting roles.
Lootcase is a comedy film with Kunal Kemmu and Rasika Dugal in the lead. As the name suggests, the film story revolves around a bag full of money found by Nandan, played by Kunal. It also stars actors like Vijay Raaz, Gajraj Rao, and Ranvir Shorey and will be released on Disney+Hotstar.
Yesterday, Netflix announced 17 shows and web series, which will be streamed on its platform. Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte's Raat Akeli Hai will be released on this platform only.
This is a thriller film wherein we will see Nawaz as a police officer investigating a case of murder.
Yaara, on the other hand, is a crime-based film directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and will have stars like Vijay Varma, Shruti Haasan and Kenny Basumatary and will be released on Zee5.