Akshay Kumar’s Laxxmi Bomb , Sadak 2 , featuring Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India are among the Bollywood films that are headed for a direct release on streamer Disney+ Hotstar as theatres remain close due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The first movie of Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex will be Sushant Singh Rajput’s last movie Dil Bechara, will start streaming from July 24.
Other titles getting a direct release on the digital platform include Abhishek Bachchan-starrer The Big Bull , Vidyut Jammwal’s Khuda Haafiz and Lootcase featuring Kunal Kemmu and Rasika Dugal.
The initiative ‘First Day First Show ki home delivery’ by Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex is aimed at re-imagining the theatrical experience which has been at a halt from mid March in the wake of the coronavirus-led shutdown.
These films will release between July and October on the streamer. Akshay said he is looking forward to the release of Laxmmi Bomb on Disney+ Hotstar VIP.
Abhishek said there is nothing greater than the joy of being able to entertain someone through movies and great storytelling. ‘And that’s exactly what ‘The Big Bull’ will do – it will keep audiences hooked till the very end. I’m glad that the movie will launch on a platform like Disney+ Hotstar VIP where people from across the country will be able to enjoy it upon release,’ he added.