Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has left for Scotland along with his Bell Bottom team amid Covid restrictions in August 2020. The film’s unit has kick-started the shoot and wrapped up the entire filming in the European country in just forty days and came back to India in October.
Early, this year news also circulated among media circles is that the film will skip its theatrical release and opt for a direct OTT streaming soon. But denying all the rumours, the makers have later announced that the film will first have its theatrical release on May 28, 2021.
Now, after witnessing the dangerous situation prevailed due to the widespread Corona second wave, as there is no chance for the theatres to reopen anytime soon, the makers are now planning to go for an OTT release.
Reportedly, Bell Bottom makers are in touch with popular digital streaming platform Disney Plus Hotstar and quoting Rs 150 crore for the film’s digital rights.
After both parties come to an agreement, an official announcement regarding the same is expected to be out. Being directed by Ranjit Tiwari, Bell Bottom has Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Lara Dutta in prominent roles.
It is well-known that yet another Bollywood star Salman Khan’s upcoming film, Radhe- Your Most Wanted Bhai is gearing up for digital streaming on May 13th exclusively on Zeeplex.
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