Like a flying saucer, the week went by. So much is happening in the country and the world right now that the days are passing us by as a swift river. It’s Saturday, which means, it is recap day. Here we are with the OTT newsmakers of the week. Some big names and some shocking incidents took place over the past week in the digital world. From Akshay Kumar starrer Bell Bottom to John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi starrer Mumbai Saga and more – here are the OTT newsmakers of the week…
Akshay Kumar’s Bell Bottom eyeing for Disney + Hotstar release
As per the latest reports in the OTT business, folks at Disney + Hotstar are mighty impressed with the rushes of Akshay Kumar starrer Bell Bottom. It is being said that the makers have initiated the talks with the folks of the OTT platform. For the unversed, the digital rights of Bell Bottom were pre-sold to Amazon Prime Videos at the cost of Rs 125 crore. And now since the makers are eyeing a complete digital release, it is being said that the negotiation of Rs 150 crore is taking place. Let’s see who wins. Meanwhile, Bell Bottom is written by Aseem Arora and Pervez Shaikhand and also stars Huma Qureshi and Lara Dutta in pivotal roles.
Mumbai Saga’s release
John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi’s Mumbai Saga released in the theatres in the month of March. However, soon a lockdown was announced in the state. Hence the business suffered much. The Sanjay Gupta directed gangster action thriller film has been streaming on Amazon Prime Videos since 27th April 2021. Mumbai Saga is an ensemble casts film that also stars Mahesh Manjrekar, Kajal Aggarwal, Suniel Shetty, Prateik Babbar, Rohit Roy, Amole Gupte, Samir Soni, Gulshan Grover, and Anjana Sukhani to name a few.
Jimmy Shergill and 35 others booked for shooting amidst pandemic
Lockdown has been announced in several parts of the country with the rising COVID-19 cases. Due to which shootings have been stalled as well. However, even after the curfew announcement, A crew of 150 members including Jimmy Shergill and National award-winning director Eeshwar Niwas was shooting in Ludhiana despite the curfew. So, Jimmy, Eeshwar and 35 others were booked for flouting COVID-19 rules and regulations. They had been shooting for a web series called Your Honour.
Dhanush’s Jagame Thandiram release date announced
Dhanush’s Jagame Thandiram will be releasing on Netflix in June this year. The official Twitter handle of Netflix India had tweeted out saying, “Suruli oda aatatha paaka naanga ready! Neenga ready ah? #JagameThandhiram coming on 18th June (sic).” For the unversed, Dhanush plays Suruli, a gangster and a hopeless romantic in the action thriller. Jagame Thandiram is directed by Karthik Subbaraj and follows the tale of how Suruli comes across a dilemma when he has to choose between good and evil.
Broken But Beautiful 3 teaser release date
Broken But Beautiful 3 starring Sidharth Shukla and Sonia Rathee is reportedly releasing on 15th May 2021. And recently the producer announced that the teaser of the web series will be out in 2-3 days. Sidharth Shukla plays the role of Agastya Rao in the web series. Sonia Rathee is an actress. The show is about love, loss, betrayal and passion.
Ramyug Trailer release
Filmmaker Kunal Kohli is coming with a re-telling of epic Hindi mythology – Ramayan called Ramyug. The web series will stream online on MX player from 6th May onwards. The trailer of Ramyug was released recently. And it’s a visual spectacle without a doubt. All the mythology fans would love this one too.
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