New Delhi Filmmakers are slowly switching to OTT platforms due to uncertainty over the opening of theaters. The tradition has started with Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana’s film Gulabo Sitabo. The film is coming on Amazon Prime on June 12. Now the news is that Abhishek Bachchan’s Big Bull can also go through the OTT platform.
As reported by Pink Villa, the makers are in talks with some OTT platforms. The film is being produced by Ajay Devgan, who is in touch with OTT platforms. Big Bull is the biopic of Harshad Mehta, the emperor of the stock market. Abhishek is playing his character in the film. Recently there was news that shooting of the film which had stopped due to Corona virus pannedemic could start again in July. Negotiations are going on for the film.
Ileana D’Cruz is in the female lead role with Abhishek Bachchan in Big Bull. According to reports, both have no objection to the digital release. The film is directed by Kuki Gulati. Although Big Bull was scheduled to be released in theaters on October 23, the picture of opening of theaters is not clear given the current situation.
In the last few days, several films have been announced to be released. The most recent is Gunjan Saxena, which will be released on Netflix. Shakuntala Devi of Vidya Balan is coming on Amazon Prime. However, its release date has not been revealed yet.
Apart from this, there have been reports about Akshay Kumar’s film Lakshmi Bomb that it can go to OTT. The Lakshmi bomb was scheduled to be released on Eid. The films released so far this year have been disastrous due to the corona virus pandemic, Akshay’s Suryavanshi and Lakshmi Bomb, Salman’s Radhey, Ranveer Singh’s 83, Varun Dhawan’s Coolie Number One, Amitabh Bachchan’s Gulabo Sitabo and Vidya Balan Includes Shakuntala Devi.