By Bollywood Hungama News Network, Nov 11, 2021 – 17:39 hrs IST
Ever since Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi released in theatres, the film has been raking in the box office and is creating history every single day. Once again Akshay Kumar’s star power managed to make his film a hit. At the same time, Rohit Shetty’s cop universe became bigger with the success of Sooryavanshi. While Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif’s Sooryavanshi is doing well in the theatres, the makers have struck a decent deal for its OTT release.
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Bollywood Hungama has exclusively heard that Reliance Entertainment and Rohit Shetty have tied up with Netflix for the digital premiere of Sooryavanshi. In this regard, a trade source said, “Sooryavanshi will release on Netflix a full 1 month after the theater release instead of 8 weeks. Netflix has given a huge amount to Rohit Shetty and Reliance Entertainment for the OTT release of Sooryavanshi. Where earlier this deal was done. While it was locked at Rs 75 crore, it has now increased to Rs 100 crore. Sooryavanshi’s team has got Rs 100 crore from Netflix to premiere on December 4.
Sooryavanshi will be one of the first major film to have a digital premiere within just 4 weeks of its release. For this the makers expected to pay a premium and Netflix India also fulfilled their demand. Netflix India had also offered Rohit Shetty and Sooryavanshi team Rs 150 crore for direct to digital release but Rohit Shetty was adamant to release his film in theatres.
Akshay’s Sooryavanshi features Ajay Devgn in his Singham avatar and Ranveer Singh in his Simmba avatar in an extended cameo. Apart from this, Katrina Kaif has been seen romancing Akshay in this film.