Tamil films Ponmagal Vandhal, Penguin to premiere on Amazon Prime Video. There will be no theatrical release.
Coronavirus pandemic is bringing drastic changes to the entertainment industry. With multiplexes across the country closed due to lockdown, makers are going for direct digital release on OTT platforms. Amazon Prime Video has secured the global streaming rights of several Bollywood, Tamil and Telugu movies. All these movies will have a digital premiere in over 200 countries over the next three months. Have a look at Tamil movies that will release on Amazon Prime Video:
Jyotika-starrer Ponmagal Vandhal could’ve released on Amazon Prime Video during the first week of May. However, it faced opposition from members of the Tamil film exhibitors’ association for skipping the theatrical release. The film will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 29th May 2020. Produced by Suriya, the movie is written and directed by J.J. Fredrick. It also stars Parthiban, Bhagyaraj, Prathap Pothen and Pandiarajan.
We are excited and cant wait for you all to watch #PonmagalVandhalOnPrime from 29th May. She isn’t afraid to fight for what is right!#WorldPremiereOnPrime#Jyotika @fredrickjj @rparthiepan@rajsekarpandian @2D_ENTPVTLTD @govind_vasantha @SonyMusicSouth@PrimeVideoIN pic.twitter.com/5LPgP9LtQC
— Suriya Sivakumar (@Suriya_offl) May 15, 2020
Penguin (Tamil and Telugu)
Keerthy Suresh starrer Penguin will release directly on Amazon Prime Video on 19 June 2020. It will be available in Tamil and Telugu. Penguin is a thriller directed by Eashvar Karthic and produced by Kaarthekeyen Santhanam. As the film is a thriller, all the details about it have been kept under wrap. In the film, Keerthy Suresh is playing a pregnant woman.
You can watch these movies for free as Amazon Prime Video comes up with a 30-day trial. During this trial, you can watch as many movies and shows as you want. You just have to sign-up for a new account.
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