As we know theatres are closed, film and show shootings are paused, Many film release have been postponed and some filmmakers are directly releasing their films on digital platform .Entertainment industry is hardly hit by coronavirus lockdown. Recently, Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Gulabo Sitabo is released on Amazon Prime Video.The upcoming ones are Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi and Jhanvi Kapoor’s Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl. However, now it’s reported that even Varun Dhawan starrer Coolie No 1 might go the OTT route.
As Rajeev Masand in his column in Open Magazine has hinted that Varun and Sara’s Coolie No 1 may premiere directly on the Disney+Hotstar if the theatres take a long time to re-open. “Inordinate delays add to the film’s cost which the producers would like to avoid,” he writes. Well, according to us even if theatres start reeling films again, it might not attract the crowd it used to, courtesy Coronavirus. Masand in his column also mentions that as many as eight films might steam on our phone soon which includes Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb, Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India, Alia Bhatt’s Sadak 2 and more.
Coolie No 1 is directed by David Dhawan and is a remake of Govinda and Karisma Kapoor starrer film which was released in 1995.