First Telugu Film to Release Simultaneously in Theaters and OTT

First Telugu Film to Release Simultaneously in Theaters and OTT

The big news is emerging from Filmnagar. Panja Vaishnav Tej’s Debut film, Uppena has struck a deal with OTT Major, Netflix. The movie will become the first film in Indian cinema to have a simultaneous release in theaters and the OTT.

Recently, Warner Bros made a similar announcement for all their seventeen films releasing in 2021. So, this is going to be a new experiment in India Cinema. The decision of the Uppena team has come even though the theaters are opening from Christmas.

Mythri Movie Makers who bagged a hit with Mathu Vadalara last year is bankrolling this film. Young starlet Kriti Shetty is the film’s leading lady and Devi Sri Prasad is the music composer. The movie is directed by a debutant Buchi Babu who was a former assistant to director Sukumar.