Malayalam movie producer Anto Joseph has confirmed that his upcoming big-budget movies Malik, starring Fahadh Faasil, and Chilly Case, starring Prithviraj, will launch straight on streaming platforms. He has issued a letter, explaining why he determined to skip theatrical launch.
Anto Joseph mentioned in his assertion that he has waited a protracted whereas to present theatrical releases to those large star motion pictures. He mentioned Malik was alleged to launch together with celebrity Mohanlal’s magnum opus Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham on Could 13, because the Kerala authorities had allowed theatres to operate at 50 per cent capability within the state. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telugu states had allowed 100 per cent occupancy in theatres on the time.
Sadly, the theatres had been shut once more because the Covid-19 second wave intensified. “These movies will solely get well their manufacturing prices provided that 100 per cent occupancy is allowed. Since there isn’t any readability on when the theatres will reopen and given the prevailing financial hurdles, I’m making an attempt for an OTT launch for these movies,” Anto mentioned, including that he’s going through a monetary crunch.
Anto, nevertheless, stopped in need of revealing particulars as to which OTT platform would stream these movies. The trade buzz is that Amazon Prime Video is prone to get the rights to Malik and Chilly Case. Nevertheless, sources claimed that Anto has not signed any settlement but.
Malik is a gangster drama, which is written and directed by Mahesh Narayanan. Apart from Fahadh Faasil, the movie additionally stars Biju Menon, Nimisha Sajayan, Joju George, Dileesh Pothan and Vinay Forrt.
In the meantime, Chilly Case marks the directorial debut of cinematographer Tanu Balak. Speculations are rife that Prithviraj’s Kuruthi and Brahmam are additionally prone to go the OTT approach.