Due to the coronavirus crisis across the globe, cinema halls have been shut down to maintain social distancing. As a result, many filmmakers have decided to release their films on OTT platforms to recover their investment. 7 Indian films including Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana's Gulabo Sitabo and Vidya Balan's Shakuntala Devi will exclusively releasing on Amazon Prime across 200 countries and territories worldwide, in five languages. So, let's check them out...
Ponmagal Vandhal (Tamil)- 29th May
The Jyothika starrer courtroom drama is written and directed by J. J. Fredrick. The film is produced by the actress' husband and superstar Suriya, and will release on the OTT platform during the festive weekend of Eid.
Gulabo Sitabo (Hindi) - 12th June
Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana’s Gulabo Sitabo is directed by Piku and Vicky Donor helmer Shoojit Sircar. "This is the dawn of a new era for Indian entertainment," said director, Shoojit Sircar. "I am happy that a global audience will be able to watch our gritty dramedy, and enjoy what the film has in store for them. Gulabo Sitabo is a quirky, light-hearted movie that the audience can enjoy with their families. It has been a wonderful experience working with Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana on the film.
Penguin (Tamil and Telugu) - 19th June
Directed by Eashvar Karthic and produced by Petta helmer, Karthik Subbaraj, Penguin stars National Award-winning actress, Keerthy Suresh, in the lead role. The film features the Mahanati actress as a pregnant woman.
Law (Kannada) - 26th June
Written and directed by Raghu Samarth. The film stars Ragini Chandran, Siri Prahlad and veteran actor Mukyamanthri Chandru in noted roles.
French Biryani (Kannada) - 24th July
The film features Danish Sait, Sal Yusuf and Pitobash in lead roles. It is written by Avinash Balekkala and directed by Pannaga Bharana. It's produced by Ashwini and Puneeth Rajkumar and Gurudutt A Talwar.
Shakuntala Devi (Hindi)
The film is based on the life of math genius Shakuntala Devi, who was termed as a human computer due to her ability to make swift mathematical calculations. Vidya Balan portrays the titular character, and the film is directed by Anu Menon.
Sufiyum Sujatayum (Malayalam)
Featuring Jayasuruya and Aditi Rao Hydari, the film is written and directed by way Naranipuzha Shanavas. Vijay Babu’s Friday Movie Space has bankrolled the film. Check out Amazon Prime offers and coupons for Latest Movies, Original Shows.
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