Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb may release on OTT. Sooryavanshi, however, will wait for theatres to reopen.
With no hope of multiplexes and cinema halls to open anytime soon, the filmmakers have now started taking the digital route. In this series, Amitabh Bachchan’s Gulabo Sitabo and Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi have been acquired by Amazon Prime for direct digital release. There are reports that more movies would be taking the digital path in the coming months.
Akshay Kumar fans are keen to know the status of their star’s upcoming movies. Well, there are some reports coming up regarding Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi and Laxmmi Bomb. Maratha Mandir and G7 Multiplex’s executive director Manoj Desai said that Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi will release in theatres but Laxmmi Bomb may get a digital release, reported news agency PTI.
Sooryavashi to open in theatres
Disappointed with producers to opt for direct digital release, Manoj Desai asked Akshay Kumar to not release his films online. Akshay Kumar has updated Manoj Desai about the release update of his upcoming projects.
“We recently had a word with Akshay Kumar to not release his films on OTT. He has told us that Sooryavanshi will release in theatres but Laxmmi Bomb might follow the digital route. We are yet to get in touch with other top actors including Salman Khan,” Manoj Desai told PTI.
Sooryavanshi was slated for March 24 release but the makers postponed the film’s release due to ongoing coronavirus outbreak. They still haven’t announced the new release date yet.
Laxmmi Bomb digital release
Talking about Laxmmi Bomb, the rumours of it to get a direct digital has been doing rounds for a month. According to a mid-day report, the makers are thinking of releasing the film, on Disney+ Hotstar. However, neither the makers nor Akshay Kumar has issued confirmed the news. A report in Bollywood Hungama states that Laxmi Bomb is set for a direct to digital release in June.
More movies would release directly on ITT platform in the coming months. You can check the digital release date of Bollywood movies right here.