Disney Plus Hotstar Acquired Rights of 9 Films
Last month Amazon Prime acquired the digital rights of Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi and Netflix managed to acquire Janhvi Kapoor starer Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl. Now, it’s Disney Plus Hotstar’s turn. Hotstar locked the digital rights of 9 Bollywood projects and an official announcement will be made soon. The promotion team of Hotstar is planning a new way of promos called Har Shukravaar Blockbuster Ka Vaar. So, a new premier is expected on every Friday for the coming 9 weeks.
Diving into the details of these movies, “Four films from Fox Star Production Laxmi Bomb, Sadak 2, Dil Bechara and Lootcase are going to be premiered, two films produced by Ajay Devgn including Bhuj: The Pride of India; three women-centric films from producer Dinesh Vijan Roohi Afzana, Mimi and Shiddat, and also a film from T Series named Khuda Hafiz has been locked in for packed nine-week- show on Hotstar. The above mentioned will be premiered every Friday one after the other. As Ajay Devgn is busy Today and hence the official announcement will be made tomorrow along with the release dates,” confirms an industry source. Some of these films are left with pending of a few days of shoot and post-production and hence they will be premiered on the last weeks of the schedule.
It’s clear that the war among digital platforms is getting bigger by the day. Your favorite stars right from Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sushant Singh Rajput, and Alia Bhatt to Janhvi Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Vidyut Jammval, Abhishek Bachchan, Ileana D’Cruz and Kunal Khemu are set to visit your home digitally to entertain you till the re-opening of theatres.