New Delhi: ‘Govinda Naam Mera’ is a Bollywood flick making waves & much hype ahead of its release, however, reports suggest that the movie may not see a theatre release. It will rather directly land on the OTT platform with release scheduled for December 16 on Disney + Hotstar.
The news has delighted the subscribers of Disney + Hotstar as it will be like having a ‘first day, first show’ experience.
This is second mainstream movie to release directly on OTT. Earlier, Kartik Aaryan starrer Freddy had a direct date with OTT platforms.
The movie has big Bollywood names as the leading star casts including Vicky Kaushal, Kiara Advani and Bhumi Pednekar.
The movie is a comic entertainer and in past days, pictures, trailers & teasers of the movie have created enough hype among audience.
The movie produced at a moderate cost has struck a deal of Rs 62 crore for the same. The Dharma Productions movie was aiming to fetch Rs 80 crore but the buyers were not ready to shell out more than Rs 62 crore – Rs 42 crores for digital rights & Rs 20 crore for satellite rights.
Govinda Mera Naam joins the list of movies by Dharma Productions that made its way directly from production to digital platform. Earlier movies to adopt this route was Drive, Gunjan Saxena, Shershaah and Gehraiyaan.