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‘Gulabo Sitabo’ makers finalise deal with Amazon Prime for digital release; Will release on June 12

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The outbreak of Coronavirus has created havoc in the film industry. Release dates are being pushed and some filmmakers are even contemplating to release their films on digital platforms. Shoojit Sircar’s comedy-drama ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan was all set to release on April 17, however, owing to the Covid-19 situation it was put on hold.

The latest reports suggested that Shoojit is contemplating to release the film on OTT platform. Now our sources have confirmed that the makers of ‘Gulabo Sitabo‘ have locked a deal with Amazon Prime. The film will hit OTT on June 12.

As per the latest development on the film’s release front, the makers have sealed the deal with Amazon Prime. Initially,  it was not clear if this deal has been made for a direct release of ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ on Amazon Prime or for releasing the film on the digital platform post its theatrical release. However, it’s now confirmed that the film will release direct on Prime on June 12.

Earlier talking about his film’s release amidst the current situation, Shoojit had told Mumbai Mirror, “As a filmmaker, I’d want to see my film open in the theatres, but the situation today is unlike anything anyone had ever experienced. So, I’m open to a digital release if need be, but we will decide after May 3.” Finally he has picked the date of June 12 for the release.

The film’s entire shoot and post-production are complete. So now all we can do is wait for June 12 to come so that we can enjoy this Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan starrer.

Until then you guys stay tuned to this space for more such interesting updates.

Also Read: Exclusive: Portions of Ayushmann Khurrana-Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ to be re-shot?


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