Amazon prime video, after securing international streaming rights is all set to launch seven Indian films which initially had been made for a theatrical launch amid coronavirus pandemic, however, are actually being launched by the unique on-line streaming service of Amazon.
The films are anticipated to stream for the following three months over 200 nations worldwide
The seven movies comprise the most awaited ‘Shakuntala Devi’ starring Vidya Balan and five other south Indian spicy Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films.
The digital cinema first-day first show list of movies cover, ‘Ponmagal Vandhal’, two Kannada legal drama, ‘Law’ and ‘french biryani’, Malayalam drama- ‘Sufiyum Sujatayum’ and ‘penguin’- starring Keerthy Suresh.
The news broke ahead after the day before the digital release date of Gulabo Sitabo featuring Ayushman Khurana and Amitabh Bachan was confirmed to be premiered on 12 June 2019. While the release date of all the other six films is yet to be declared, undoubtedly that’s the most anticipating wait left after this news.
The eagerly awaited ‘Shakuntala Devi’ is a biographical film based on the “human-computer” nicknamed famous great mathematician Shakuntala Devi featuring Vidya Balan, written and directed by Anu Menon. The movie also casts Sanya Malhotra, Amit Sadh and Jishu Sengupta.
The COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, causing great loss to the cinema business led to the announcement of all these movies as was added on by Gaurav Gandhi, the director and country’s general manager, Amazon prime video India,
“Indian audiences have been awaiting the release of these 7 highly anticipated films and we are delighted that Amazon prime video will now be premiering these movies for our customers,” Mr Gandhi.