Amid COVID-19 rise, Akshay Kumar gunning for Sooryavanshi OTT release

As the COVID-19 cases are at an all-time high in the country and Maharashtra Lockdown is in full flow, it looks like Akshay Kumar and Rohit Shetty might be looking for Sooryavanshi OTT release.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Apr 14, 2021 15:47 IST
Amid COVID-19 rise, Akshay Kumar gunning for Sooryavanshi OTT release
Sooryavanshi OTT release

Covid-19 has created havoc in the country and things are not looking good for the film industry, it looks like a lot of upcoming films might get postponed due to the current pandemic. 

Due to current lockdown in Maharashtra, COVID-19 restrictions in cinema halls, Akshay Kumar and the team are looking for Sooryavanshi OTT release instead of a traditional theatrical outing.  

Sooryavanshi was ready for a theatrical release in the last year but Coronavirus has quarantined it for more than a year as it is unable to see the box office appearance. Sources are quoting from the news that now the makers of Sooryavanshi which includes big names like Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar. Sooryavanshi OTT release might become reality soon as fans can't wait for it anymore.  

While talking about Sooryavanshi OTT release, Akshay Kumar said, "We are making up my mind that this film should be released now. So according to the plan which has been revealed, the film is being prepared to release on OTT but not on Netflix and Amazon or Hotstar."  

Sooryavanshi is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Reliance Entertainment, Rohit Shetty Picturez, Dharma Productions and Cape of Good Films. The screenplay is given by Yunus Sajawal based on an original story by Shetty. 

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The film is the fourth installment of Shetty's Cop Universe and stars Akshay Kumar as Anti-Terrorism Squad chief DCP Veer Sooryavanshi opposite Katrina Kaif with a supporting cast of Jackie Shroff, Gulshan Grover, Abhimanyu Singh, Niharica Raizada, Vivan Bhatena, Sikandar Kher, Nikitin Dheer, and Javed Jaffrey.  

Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh in extended cameo appearances reprise their roles of Singham and Simmba from the franchise's previous films.

Sooryavanshi OTT release will definitely affect the movie business in an adverse manner as the movie will not be able to garner enough theatrical exposure.  

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