Bachchan Pandey will make its digital debut on Amazon Prime Video. Here’s everything you need to know.
- Bachchan Pandey debuted in theatres on March 18, 2022, and tanked at the box office.
- It will make its digital debut on Amazon Prime Video on April 15, 2022.
Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon starrer ‘Bachchan Pandey’ has tanked at the box office. Released on March 18, 2022, the movie received mixed reviews from critics. It failed to impress the audience and didn’t even cross the Rs 50 Crore mark. The box office numbers of the movie were severely affected due to The Kashmir Files. Now that Bachchan Pandey has tanked at the box office, the producers have planned an early digital release to recover the losses. The digital release date of Bachchan Pandey has been announced. Here’s everything you need to know about the Bachchan Pandey OTT release and other details.
Bachchan Pandey OTT Platform and Digital Rights
In October 2021, Sajid Nadiadwala locked a deal with Amazon Prime Video for 5 movies. The streaming giant acquires the streaming rights of Heropanti 2, Bachchan Pandey, Kick 2, and two more movies for Rs 250 crores.
Since Bachchan Pandey is a part of the deal, the Akshay Kumar starrer will make its digital debut on Amazon Prime Video.
Bachchan Pandey Digital Release Date on Prime Video
Bachchan Pandey will make its OTT debut on Amazon Prime Video after 28 days of its theatrical release i.e. on April 15, 2022. Amazon Prime Video’s official account tweeted the news.
knock knock 🚪 you have a visitor 👀#BachchhanPaandeyOnPrime, April 15#SajidNadiadwala @farhad_samji @akshaykumar @kritisanon @Asli_Jacqueline @ArshadWarsi @TripathiiPankaj @prateikbabbar @saharshshukla6 @ActorASingh @KhanUroosa @gauravchopraa @WardaNadiadwala @NGEMovies pic.twitter.com/dBD8ZzEC9s
— amazon prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) April 11, 2022
As per letsOTTglobal, the producers have re-negotiated the release with Amazon Prime for a 4-week for Rs 80 Crore. Initially, it was six weeks.
Bachchan Pandey movie details: Star cast & more
It stars Akshay Kumar in the titular role. Interestingly, Bachchan Pandey was Akshay Kumar’s name in Yash Raj’s 2007 action entertainer ‘Tashan’. The action-comedy also stars Kriti Sanon, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Arshad Warsi in lead roles. Here’s a look at the full star cast of the movie:
- Akshay Kumar as Bachchhan Pandey
- Kriti Sanon as Myra Devekar
- Jacqueline Fernandez as Sophie
- Arshad Warsi as Vishu
- Pankaj Tripathi as Guruji Bhaves Bhoplo
- Prateik Babbar as Virgin
- Sanjay Mishra as Bufferia Chacha
- Abhimanyu Singh as Pendulum
- Seema Biswas as Bachchhan Paandey’s Mother
- Gaurav Chopra as Bheema
Bachchan Pandey Box Office Numbers
Released on March 18, 2022, Bachchan Pandey opened on a positive note, earning Rs 13.25 Crore on its first day. However, it faced huge competition from The Kashmir Files and finally surrendered at the box office, collecting Rs 49.22 Crore.
You can also check the digital release date of Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie Prithviraj.
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