From Fans calling Bro Daddy a 'feel good' film and Radhe Shyam probably opting for a digital release to a negligible OTT viewership spike during third COVID-19 wave, Tata Sky rebranding itself as Tata Play and Mohanlal-Prithviraj movies to binge-watch online; it's time to take a look back at all that went down today in the web world today. Here's all what grabbed headlines to make it to the trending OTT news today... Ergo, it's time to make a note of the biggest newsmakers from the digital space who've made it to the trending OTT news today.
So, without further ado, here are the OTT newsmakers of 26th January 2021:
Fans call Bro Daddy a 'feel good' film
Bro Daddy has started streaming on Disney+ Hotstar, and it stars two of the biggest names from the Malayalam film industry, Mohanlal and Prithviraj Sukumaran. This is their second collaboration after 2019's superhit Lucifer. Prithviraj has directed Bro Daddy, and it also stars Meena, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Lalu Alex, Kaniha, Jagadish, Soubin Shahir, Mallika Sukumaran and Unni Mukundan.
Read the full story here: Bro Daddy movie review - Mohanlal and Prithviraj fans call the Republic Day 2022 release a 'good family film'
Radhe Shyam skirts probable digital release
In what could be devastating news for Prabhas fans, reports are flying around fast and furious that it his long-delayed, mega-budget, period romantic film, Radhe Shyam, costarring Pooja Hegde, might opt for a direct digital release, as the film once again finds itself in a rut due to a fresh bout of theatrical restrictions, arising from third COVID-19 wave, compounded further by no feasible solo release date as other biggies make a beeline once t=said restrictions relax. Reports also suggest that Radhe Shyam could have a hybrid OTT/theatrical release.
Negligible OTT viewership spike during third COVID-19 wave
While OTT rating saw a massive boom during the first two lockdowns, industry experts are being far more conservative this time around, predicting not more than a 4-5% spike during the third COVID-19 wave, owing to lockdown rules not being as stringent this time, providing people with a lot more options.
Tata Sky rebranded as Tata Play
In order to not be left behind in the rat race, direct-to-home (DTH) service Tata Sky has rebranded itself as Tata Play, adding Netflix to 13 other OTT services, including Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ Hotstar, as a part of its new binge packs.
Mohanlal-Prithviraj movies to binge-watch online
Bro Daddy starring Mohanlal and Prithviraj has started streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. The film has received positive reviews from critics and netizens, too, are praising it. Of course, Bro Daddy will be everyone’s first choice, but if you are a Mohanlal and/or Prithviraj fan, you can binge-watch these other good films of the actors online...
Read the full story here: Apart from Bro Daddy, here are other Mohanlal and Prithviraj movies you can watch online
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