Watch The Release Of Gulabo Sitabo, Shakuntala And More Movies On Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime members have good news. They can enjoy the premier of the much-awaited movie of the mega-star Amitabh Bachchan, GulaboSitaboon the streaming platform. The movie also stars Ayushmann Khurrana.
Amazon Prime movies
The streaming platform has seven movies including big budget pictures listed for release. Due to coronavirus lockdown, the Producers Guild decided to release the movies on an OTT platform and they roped Amazon Prime for the big release.
In addition to GulaboSitabo, the OTT platform will release Shakuntala based on the real life of math genius Shakuntala Devi. Vidya Balan is playing the role of Shakuntala Devi in the movie. The five other films are – Keerthy Suresh’s Penguin, PonmagalaVadhal, starring Jyothika and produced by her husband Suriya, Aditi Rao Hydari’sSufiyumSujathayum, and the Kannada films French Biryani and Law.
Multiplexes opposing the OTT release of movies
INOX expressed its displeasure and disappointment of movies being released on streaming video sites. It said that the deviation from the normal was alarming and disconcerting for multiplex businesses. PVR Cinemas also joined INOX in criticizing the move to release movies on OTT platforms. It is evident that skipping the theatrical window release of movies will cost the multiplex businesses dearly.
The Producers Guild defended its action
The guild called for unity to save the movie industry in the difficult times of coronavirus. They said that everyone from director to producer and from distributors to exhibitors were facing lot of difficulties. Cinemas are closed for uncertain times and those relying on movies are suffering due to non-release of pictures.