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Bhinna to be released in Zee5; will be the first Kannada film directly streaming on a digital platfo- Cinema express

Bhinna to be released in Zee5; will be the first Kannada film directly streaming on a digital platform

Adarsh H Eshwarappa opts for digital platform over theatres for his upcoming film, which is dedicated to legendary director Puttanna Kanagal

Published: 17th August 2019

In a bold move, director Adarsh H Eshwarappa has decided to release his upcoming film Bhinna on digital platform Zee 5 instead of traditional theatres — a trend more commonly seen in Hollywood and Bollywood. This is Adarsh's second film, his first being Shuddhi.

While Kannada web series' are slowly becoming popular, Adarsh will be the first from the theatrical circle to make this move. The film, dedicated to legendary director Puttanna Kanagal features Paayal Radhakrishna, Sowmya Jaganmurthy, Shashank Purushotham and Siddharth Madhyamika in the cast. While an official announcement will be made by the production house Purple Rock Entertainers, our source tells us, Bhinna - The Broken are different is likely to release in September.

“The digital space is the way forward. Zee5 has liked the content of Bhinna and has acquired the rights of the film and the production has received double the amount they have spent,” our source says.

The psychological thriller won the Best Screenplay Jury Award at the 9th Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards. Bhinna has no songs and the background score has been composed by Jesse Clinton.

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