Thalaivi OTT Release: Kangana Ranaut’s Thalaivi had a poor run at the box office and the producers are now hoping to get a good response upon its digital release.
One of the most-awaited movies of the year, Kangana Ranaut’s Thalaivi released in theatres across the country on Sep 10, 2021. While everyone was expecting the biographical drama to make it big, it tanked at the box office. Made with a budget of Rs 100 crores, it managed to collect only Rs 6 crores and emerged a huge disaster at the box office. Following Thalaivi’s pathetic performance at the box office, producers are now hoping for a good response upon its OTT release. Here’s everything you need to know about Thalaivi digital release.
Thalaivi (Hindi) digital release on Netflix
Directed by A. L. Vijay and written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, Madhan Karky (Tamil), and Rajat Arora (Hindi), Thalaivi was shot simultaneously in Tamil and Hindi. Kangana Ranaut fans don’t have to wait long to see their favourite actress as J. Jayalalithaa from the comfort of their home. Tailaivi (Hindi) premiered on Netflix on Sep 24, 2021. Bollywood trade expert Taran Adarsh shared the news on his Twitter account:
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 24, 2021
Thalaivi (Tamil and Telugu) digital release on Prime Video
The digital streaming rights of Thalaivi has been sold for a whopping Rs 55 crores to two major OTT platforms, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. As per the reports, Prime Video has acquired the Tamil and Telugu language rights of the movie. This is the first time a Bollywood movie would simultaneously release on two OTT platforms. Thalaivi (Tamil and Telugu versions) will be available to stream on Amazon Prime Video from Oct 10, 2021.
Thalaivi movie details
Featuring Kangana Ranaut in a lead role Thalaivi is a biographical drama movie based on the life of Indian actress-politician J. Jayalalithaa. It also features Nassar, Bhagyashree, Raj Arjun, Madhoo, Jisshu Sengupta, Thambi Ramaiah, Shamna Kasim and Samuthirakani in supporting roles. Arvind Swami stars as M. G. Ramachandran.
Released amidst huge expectations, the movie failed terribly at the box office. It received mixed to negative reviews from critics. The moviegoers and critics called out the movie for its half-baked and over-dramatic screenplay. However, they praised the power-packed performances of the lead and supporting star cast.
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Last Updated on October 10, 2021 by Umesh