Bell Bottom: Not Disney but this OTT channel bags the streaming rights

It is been reported that the makers are Bollywood star Akshay Kumar’s film, Bell Bottom are planning to skip the theatrical release of the film and go for a direct OTT streaming. Reports also came out that the team is already in talks with the noted digital platform Disney Plus Hotstar and quoting Rs 150 crore to sell the entire rights of the film.

Meanwhile, the latest news coming in for digital circles is that Disney Plus Hotstar management which is not ready to invest the quoted price by the makers has walked out of the deal. Reports also suggest that yet another popular OTT channel Amazon Prime Video has bagged Bell Bottom streaming rights for a fancy price. An official announcement regarding the same is expected to be out shortly.

As per the strong buzz coming in from our sources, Amazon Prime is gearing up to premiere the film on August 13th as an Independence Day weekend special.

Directed by Ranjit Tiwari, Bell Bottom is a period spy-thriller. Originally bankrolled by Pooja Entertainment, the film has Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi, Lara Dutta among others in key roles.

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