The closing of theatres following the lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak has led filmmakers to opt for a digital release. Seems like, joining the trend is Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn. Reportedly, the actor has almost cracked a deal with Disney+ Hotstar to release three of his films and below are all the deets.
If reports are to go by, Ajay Devgn has shortlisted three of his projects including, his next acting venture Bhuj: The Pride Of India and produced films The Big Bull and Chhalaang. Reportedly, the decision came after no date of theatres opening was insight.
According to a report in Bollywood Hungama, a source close to the development said, “It’s a three-film deal and the actor (Ajay Devgn) is being offered a big chunk of money. With no clarity around the reopening of cinema halls, the stakeholders feel it’s best to get the film on the OTT platform and entertain the audience on the small screen. While Bhuj shoot is almost complete with just patchwork remaining, Big Bull and Chhalaang are currently in the post-production stage.”
The source also added that the team with Ajay Devgn are working on the post-production and patchwork of Bhuj. The final decision will be taken in a week.
The Big Bull stars Abhishek Bachchan and is being produced by Ajay Devgn. The film follows the happenings in the financial market from 1990 to 2000. Is also follows the much talked about Harshad Mehta and his financial crimes.
As for Rajkummar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha’s Chhalaang, it is a social commentary directed by Hansal Mehta. The film also has Devgn backing it as the producer.
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