Shivaji Surathkal slated for OTT release on August 7
Though the makers were planning to re-release the film in theatres, the prolonged lockdown has made them opt for an OTT release now
Shivaji Surathkal, the investigative thriller starring Ramesh Aravind, which received a good response from the Kannada audience, is all set for release on the streaming platform Zee5 on August 7. Though the initial plan of the film's producers, Anup Gowda and Rekha KN, was to not bring it on an OTT platform and go for a re-release, the extended lockdown has led them to this decision.
Directed by Akash Srivatsa, with music by Judah Sandy and cinematography by Guruprasad MG, Shivaji Surathkal also features Radhika Narayan and Aarohi Narayan.
Meanwhile, the film is all set to be made in Hindi. Production house B4U has acquired the remake rights of the crime drama, and has also taken the dubbing rights for the North Indian languages.
The film is likely to be remade in other South Indian languages. Discussions are on for it to be made in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.
Furthermore, the actor and director are prepping for the sequel, and the duo is currently working on the script.