Theatres have not opened yet because of the Coronavirus. In such a situation, many films have gradually switched to online streaming platforms. However, this journey started with the film Gulabo-Sitabo of Shoojit Sarkar. The film, set to release in theatres, will be released on June 12 on Amazon Prime Video. The multiplex association has reacted very strongly since this announcement.
Vidya Balan’s ‘Shakuntala Devi’ is also being released on OTT after the Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushman Khurana starrer. Apart from this, Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Lakshmi Bomb’ can also be released on OTT. Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan’s statement has also come to light amid controversy and discussion on the issue. He says that it is important to embrace change to serve.
In an interview with Hollywood Hungama, Amitabh Bachchan said about the theatre release and OTT release, ‘I don’t find any difference in it. Why should we do this now? I have been working for the past 51 years and have witnessed many changes. The best way to serve is to embrace change, don’t fight it. Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan has also tweeted a tweet on this issue. After announcing the online release of Gulabo Sitabo, he wrote, ‘I joined the film industry in 1969 and it was 51 years in 2020. Saw many changes and challenges. Now one more challenge. ‘
Let me tell you that Gulabo Sitabo is a comedy film whose story is woven on Lucknow. Shaukat Sarkar has shown his upcoming film between Mirza and Banki as tenant and landlord. Now to see how much this audience likes? This is the first film of Ayushmann and Amitabh, which is releasing directly on OTT.