OTT platforms are much in demand after the COVID-19 pandemic led to shutting down of theatres. From Alia Bhatt’s Sadak 2, Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb, Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi to Janhvi Kapoor’s Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl – many Bollywood films are soon to release on OTT platforms.
Also, recently Netflix India announced 17 originals that will release soon. Adding to this is the report stating that Aamir Khan may join hands with Netflix for a multi-year deal.
As per a report in Peepinmoon.com, Netflix is in talks with Aamir Khan for the past six months for a multi-project deal. As per this deal, the OTT giant wants Aamir Khan to produce a film and three shows under his production house banner – Aamir Khan films. Though there has been no confirmation from either side.
On the work front, the actor is to be seen in a film called Laal Singh Chaddha. Helmed by Advait Chandan, Laal Singh Chaddha is the Hindi adaptation of Tom Hanks’ film Forrest Gump. It also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan in a pivotal role. The film was supposed to hit the theatres by the end of this year, however, reports have it that the release of the film has been delayed due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis.
Many films like Sooryavanshi, Coolie No 1, 83′ and others that ready to hit the screens have suffered a delay.