Sooryavanshi digital release: Netflix bagged the online streaming rights of Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi. Here’s everything you need to know
Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif was scheduled to hit the big screens on April 30, 2021. However, the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic had some other plans. The theatres across the country were closed due to the lethal second wave of the pandemic.
Sooryavanshi finally makes it to the big screen on Nov 5, 2021. Being one of the most anticipated movies of 2021, Akshay Kumar’s movie got off to a superb opening at the box office. The critics and fans loved the movie and as a result, the action entertainer crossed Rs 100 crore mark within a week.
Though millions of fans watched Sooryavanhi in theatres, there are many waiting for its OTT release. Here’s everything you need to know about Sooryavanshi OTT release date.
Sooryavanshi OTT Release Date
As per the reports, Netflix has acquired digital streaming rights for Rs 100 crore. The streaming service locked the deal at a huge price on a big condition. The makers have agreed to condition that Sooryavanshi will release on Netflix after one month of its theatrical release. Sooryavanshi debuted on Netflix on Dec 4, 2021. It is one of the biggest Bollywood movies to release on the platform.
As Sooryavanshi is a big film, the makers want the action-entertainer to reach a larger audience base. This is probably the reason they have decided to release the movie digitally within a month of its theatrical release. Anyway, four weeks is more than enough time for a movie to make the most of it at the box office.
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What Sooryavanshi is about?
Sooryavanshi is the fourth film of Rohit Shetty’s cop-universe. It features Akshay Kumar in the titular role of Veer Sooryavanshi, the head of the anti-terrorism squad. Akshay and Katrina Kaif are reuniting for a film after a gap of 11 years. They were last seen together in Tees Maar Khan (2010). Sooryavanshi also stars Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh in special appearances reprising their roles as Singham and Simmba respectively.