With theatres persevering with to stay shut throughout the nation, many Bollywood movies have chosen to take the route of a digital release. The Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana starrer, Gulabo Sitabo, which was acquired by Amazon Prime Video, was the primary main release to drop on-line. This has miffed the big theatre chains comparable to Inox and PVR, who’re issuing strongly-worded statements, expressing their ‘disappointment’ at producers who circumvented theatrical exhibition to go for a straight-to-streaming release.
Despite this, a number of movies have been reported to have a direct release on the varied streaming platforms. Meanwhile, if the trade grapevine is to be believed, Netflix and T-Series have signed a multi-film deal that might convey Bhushan Kumar’s upcoming films, that are at the moment caught in limbo due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, to the platform. So because of this, aside from Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, a couple of extra movies are prepared for direct release on Netflix.
The movie relies on the lifetime of Vijay Barse, the founding father of NGO Slum Soccer, a non-profit organisation which uplifts underprivileged youngsters by way of soccer. Be it the collaboration of Nagraj Manjule and Amitabh Bachchan or the theme of soccer which has been not often represented in mainstream Hindi Cinema, the movie has garnered a large amount hype. It is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar(T-Series), Raaj Hiremath, Savita Hiremath(Aatpat Films) and Nagraj Manjule, Gargee Kulkarni and Meenu Arora( Tandav Films).
Director: Nagraj Manjule
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Rinku Rajguru, Akash Thosar, Ganesh Deshmukh.
The movie is an anthology movie with a pinch darkish comedy in it. The movie has an enormous ensemble forged, comprising of big-names. Anurag Basu tells one other intriguing story after Jagga Jassos and we simply can’t wait. It is produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishnan Kumar (T-Series) and Anurag Basu (Anurag Basu Productions).
Director: Anurag Basu
Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Pankaj Tripathi, Pearle Maney and Rohit Suresh Saraf.
Titled finalized… Anurag Basu’s subsequent movie – starring #AbhishekBachchan, #RajkummarRao, #AdityaRoyKapur, #PankajTripathi, #FatimaSanaShaikh and #SanyaMalhotra – is titled #Ludo… TSeries and Anurag Basu Productions presentation… 24 April 2020 release. pic.twitter.com/Oes4fOrgZS
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 27, 2019
Indoo Ki Jawaani
The movie is a coming-of-age story revolving round Indoo, a lady from Ghaziabad and her misadventures with courting apps. Principal pictures started in Lucknow in October 2019 and the was wrapped up inside 45 days. The movie was scheduled to be launched theatrically on 5 June 2020. It is produced by Bhushan Kumar and Nikkhil Advani beneath their respective banners T-Series and Emmay Entertainment.
Director: Abir Sengupta
Cast: Kiara Advani, Aditya Seal, Mallika Dua
Ishan Khatter and Ananya Pandey starrer ‘Khaali Peeli’ was scheduled for theatrical release on 12 June 2020. However, due to lockdown, the makers have determined to go for digital release. If stories are to be believed then the movie would release on Netflix in July or August. Official announcement to be made quickly.
Director: Maqbool Khan
Cast: Ishan Khatter and Ananya Pandey
So, these are Bollywood films that may release immediately on Netflix India, skipping theatrical release.
You might also like:
7 Bollywood films releasing immediately on Hotstar
Bollywood films releasing on Amazon Prime