Kartik Aaryan will be seen in a never seen before avatar in Ram Madhvani’s next titled Dhamaka. The action-thriller is based on the 2013 South Korean movie The Terror Live. The movie stars Kartik Aaryan in the leading role of a journalist named Arjun Pathak, who receives a threat after he exclusively interviews a terrorist, who blew up a bridge. Here’s everything you need to know about the movie.
Dhamaka Star Cast
Kartik Aaryan is playing the lead role of a journalist named Arjun Pathak. This is the first time Kartik is starring in an action thriller. Mrunal Thakur stars as Soumya Mehra Pathak, Arjun’s wife. Earlier Yami Gautam was cast as Kartik’s wife but she rejected the movie due to a busy schedule. The movie also stars Amruta Subhash, playing Arjun’s boss, Vikash Kumar, and Vishwajeet Pradhan. Here’s a look at the star cast:
- Kartik Aaryan as Arjun Pathak, a journalist and host of TRTV Bharosa 24/7
- Mrunal Thakur as Soumya Mehra Pathak, Arjun’s wife
- Amruta Subhash as Ankita Boss, Arjun’s boss
- Vikas Kumar
- Vishwajeet Pradhan
Dhamaka Digital Rights
As per the reports, the digital streaming rights were sold to Netflix for Rs 135 crores (US$12–19 million). This is the highest ever for a Bollywood movie surpassing Laxmii (which was sold to Disney+ Hotstar to Rs 110 crores).
The trailer was released on Oct 19, 2021. It impressed the viewers and critics and the expectations from this movie are certainly high now. As of Nov 18, 2021, the trailer has garnered more than 35 million views with 351K likes and only 14K dislikes.
The synopsis of the trailer reads:
“Dhamakedar performances loading in 3…2.. When a cynical ex-TV news anchor gets an alarming call on his radio show, he sees a chance for a career comeback — but will it cost him his conscience?”
Speaking about his movie Dhamaka, Aaryan had said in a statement, “Working with a maverick like Ram Madhvani has allowed me to explore and showcase a new facet of my personality. I am thrilled that the film will reach audiences and my fans all around the world on Netflix.”
Dhamaka release date and time on Netflix
Dhamaka will premiere on Netflix on Friday, Nov 19, 2021. It will release worldwide on Netflix in more than 50 countries. Like most new movies and shows, Dhamaka will premiere on the streamer at 12:00 PDT. Here’s is the release date and time in various time zones including India:
- Pacific Time: 12 AM on Friday, Nov 19, 2021
- Eastern Time: 3 AM on Friday, Nov 19, 2021
- British Time: 8 AM on Friday, Nov 19, 2021
- European Time: 9 AM on Friday, Nov 19, 2021
- India Time: 1:30 PM on Friday, Nov 19, 2021
- Philippine Time: 4 PM on Friday, Nov 19, 2021
- Australia Central Time: 6:30 PM on Friday, Nov 19, 2021
Keep calm and put your Bharosa in Arjun Pathak. #Dhamaka is loading 💥
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— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) October 19, 2021
Dhamaka is one of the big OTT releases of Nov 2021. The netizens are quite excited about it. Other major OTT releases on Nov 19, 2021, are Cowboy Bebop, The Wheel of Time and more.
Are you excited about the release of Dhamaka? Will it be a game-changer for Kartik Aaryan?