- Amitabh welcomed the release of 'Gulabo Sitabo' on the OTT platform
- The film's release date was 17 April. But this did not happen due to lockdown
May 14, 2020, 01:50 PM IST
Mumbai. Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana starrer comedy film 'Gulabo Sitabo' will now premiere on OTT platforms instead of cinema halls. On Thursday, Amazon Prime Video announced that on June 12, the film will be released in 200 countries worldwide.
This June 12 join us first-day first show for #WorldPremiereOnPrime of Gulabo Sitabo!
They say opposites attract. In this case, to wreck things up 😂#GiboSiboOnPrime @SrBachchan @ayushmannk @ShoojitSircar @ronnielahiri #SheelKumar #JuhiChaturvedi @filmsrisingsun @Kinoworksllp pic.twitter.com/RkTxV3Y802
– amazon prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) May 14, 2020
Amazon wrote in its latest tweet, “Join us for the First Day First Show of the world premiere of 'Gulabo Sitabou' this 12th June.” The proposed release date of this film was 17 April. But it could not reach theaters due to lockdown. This is the first time that a big Bollywood film is being released directly on the OTT platform.
Amitabh Bachchan has welcomed the release of 'Gulabo Sitabo' on the OTT platform. Announcing the release date, she wrote on Twitter, “The story of an iconic man and his unique tenant … 'Gulabo Sitabho' premieres on Prime Video on June 12.” In the film, Amitabh is playing the role of Nawabi Landlord of Lucknow and Ayushman has become his tenant.
T 3531 – Ek izzatdaar janaab aur uske anokhe kirayedar ki kahaani ..
Gulabo Sitabo premieres June 12 only on @PrimeVideoIN! #GiboSiboOnPrime #WorldPremiereOnPrime@ayushmannk @ShoojitSircar @ronnielahiri #SheelKumar #JuhiChaturvedi @filmsrisingsun @Kinoworksllp pic.twitter.com/DQo4Xy3g2q
– Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 14, 2020
Ayushman had expressed disagreement
According to Spotboye's news, Ayushmann Khurrana disagreed when the film's director Shoojit Sarkar and producer Ronnie Screwvala decided to release it on the OTT platform instead of Cinemaholes. He was in favor of releasing the film on the big screen.