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The Color Purple OTT Release Date: The wait is over, so get ready to watch this American musical period drama film now

The Color Purple OTT Release Date: Amazon Prime Video has now released the film to Indian audiences starting today – April 19, 2024.

New Delhi: This film is the most recent instalment in a series that began with Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1982 book, The Color Purple. This previous musical had Quincey Jones’s score and starred Oprah Winfrey; Steven Spielberg directed the critically acclaimed 1985 picture The Color Purple.

Breaks’ Best Supporting Actress, Best Ensemble, Best Costume Design, Best Hair and Makeup, Best Picture (Critics’ Choice), and two BAFTAs are among the several nominations for the film.

Following its London debut on November 20, 2023, Warner Bros. brought The Color Purple to the United States on December 25, 2023. It is currently getting ready to be launched on the Indian OTT platform.


A moving story of resilience and sisterhood, the musical coming-of-age picture will break your heart. Based on the book of the same name, the musical The Color Purple will examine the unbreakable sisterly relationship of Celie and Nettie despite all the obstacles they face.

Things get worse for Celie once she gets married off to the local farmer Mister, who is even more domineering and violent. After initially protecting her sister from Alfonso and then from Mister, Celie continues to do so until Mister finally sends her packing and breaks off all communication. Years, after Celie has suffered trauma and abuse, an unusual sisterhood, gives her a second shot at life.

Celie’s friends include the showgirl and husband’s mistress Shug Avery, the strong-willed and courageous young lady Sofia, who is shattered by the system’s cruelty but ultimately rises above it. To finally enjoy respect and independence, Celie must have the strength to revolt against the years of persecution.

When and Where to Watch?

The Color Purple opened in Indian theatres on March 8, 2024, after debuting on Max in February of that year. Amazon Prime Video has now released the film to Indian audiences starting today – April 19, 2024.


Actress Fantasia Barrino makes her big screen debut as Celie in 2023’s The Color Purple, and actress Danielle Brooks plays Sofia. The A-list cast also includes Taraji P. Henson, Halle Bailey, Louis Gossett Jr., David Alan Grier, Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Jon Batiste, and Deon Cole.

Blitz Bazawule is directing the musical The Color Purple. The visual album for Beyoncé’s album was co-directed by Bazawule and Emmanuel Adjei.