The theatres are closed and watching movies at home is the new trend. We are slowly adapting to new things like being isolated and enjoying being alone. But the lack of release on big screens have made it a little tricky for Papa, the movie lover. OTT Platforms are the new normal and measuring the deals that was locked in is the new “Blockbuster Movie”. Now, the movies are pre-valued, a major factor being the production cost, but some movies have sealed insane deals with the OTT platform.
Papa, has researched about these movies and is keenly waiting for their release to see what gold these movies hide. You also look ahead and check this list:
- Laxmi Bomb
A remake of Munni 2: Kanchana, starring Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani, the movie is directed by Raghava Lawrence. The movie will be released on Disney+ Hotstar, with a deal of ₹125 crores. The storyline revolves around a man who is possessed by a transgender ghost. The release date of this horror-comedy hasn’t been declared yet.
- Bhuj: The Pride Of India
Bhuj: The Pride Of India tells the story of 300 women from Madhapar village of Gujarat’s Kutch district, who played a pivotal role in helping India win the war. The women came together to rebuild and repair the only runway in Bhuj, which was crucial for the war. Starring Ajay Devgun, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi and Ammi Virk, the movie is slated to be released on June 29, 2020 on Disney+ Hotstar with a signing deal of ₹110 crores.
- Shakuntla Devi
Starring Vidya Balan in this biographical film, directed by Anu Menon, the film is set to release on July 31, 2020. The deal with Amazon Prime was finalized at ₹40 crores. The story revolves around the famous Indian mathematician of the same name, Shakuntla Devi.
- Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
Releasing on 12 August 2020, the movie stars Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Vineet Kumar Singh and Manav Vij and is directed by Sharan Sharma. The movie depicts the unparalleled courage of a young girl, Gunjan Saxena, the first Indian female pilot in combat. The movie signed a deal with Netflix at ₹50 crores.
- Dil Bechara
The movie has already been released on 24th July on Disney+ Hotstar at a deal of ₹40 crores. The movie is the last film which shows Sushant Singh Rajput in action with Sanjana Sanghi. The movie has already garnered huge amount of love amongst the audience.
Papa is already in tears after watching Dil Bechara, he is waiting for the release of Bhuj: The Pride Of India to cry again.