Aranya to release on OTT?
Sajid Ali -
Rana Daggubati who currently awaits the release of his next film “Aranya”, states that it’s an incredible film which had an equally striking role. It’s a trilingual film that explores the relationship between a mahout and his elephant. The film will release as Aranya in Telugu, Haathi Mere Saathi in Hindi and Kaadan in Tamil.
Aranya was shot in two different countries besides 4 locales in Kerala, Mahabaleshwar, Mumbai and in Thailand. It took a hiatus 250 days to complete the shoot which involved a cast and crew of 145.
The film is directed by Prabhu Solomon and the cast includes Rana Daggubati (Telugu), Vishnu Vishal (Tamil), Pulkit Samrat (Hindi) along with Shriya Pilgaonkar and Zoya Hussain.
In this current pandemic situation filmmakers in association with leading streaming platforms have been announcing they are direct to web release instead of the traditional theatrical release. Among the mill of speculations, the recent confusion was that makers of “Aranya” are considering for an OTT release.
Rana Daggubati came forward and cleared the air that the film’s release has been postponed due to the current pandemic situation but they’re not planning to release it on OTT. It will have a traditional theatrical release, post which it will stream on OTT platforms. And the team will announce a release date once the theatres are re-opened.
Let us know your thoughts in the comments.