Between July and October, the films that will release on the platform include Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani’s Laxmi Bomb, the Ajay Devgn-Sanjay Dutt-starrer, Bhuj: The Pride of India, Alia Bhatt-Aditya Roy Kapur’s Sadak 2 , the Abhishek Bachchan-starrer, The Big Bull on their platform in the coming months. Other two films include Lootcase starring Kunal Khemu and Khuda Hafiz starring Vidyut Jamwal.
Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar along with Alia Bhatt and Abhishek Bachchan on Monday announced that they would be releasing Bhuj The Pride of India, Laxmmi Bomb, Sadak 2 and The Big Bull on Disney Plus Hotstar soon.
Uday Shankar, President, The Walt Disney Company APAC and Chairman, Star & Disney India, along with Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar , Ajay Devgn, varun dhawan, Abhishek bacchan and Varun Dhawan on Monday announced that seven Bollywood movies will be releasing on Disney Plus Hotstar from July 24 onwards.
The news was shared by the team via a virtual press conference, where the particil also discussed releasing movies on OTT platforms. Akshay Kumar, whose highly-anticipated Laxmmi Bomb will be releasing on Disney Plus Hotstar, spoke about this new move by the industry and said, “Fans can still experience the thrill of watching a movie on the first day and first show, thanks to OTT platforms. The best part is that you can watch this on your own time, that interval will be yours to take and you can choose to eat the food you love while spending time with your favourite people. What more can one want?”
Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani starrer Laxmmi Bomb is all set to ditch the traditional theatrical release after Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi and Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana’s Gulabo Sitabo and is headed for direct OTT release. There were rumours of the film being sold to an online video streaming platform for many weeks, however, nothing was declared. According to the latest reports, it is said that the film will be released on Disney Hotstar after completing the post-production work which will take up to one month. The makers haven’t made any official announcement yet but the news has already broken the internet with fans expressing their disappointed.