The pandemic era has intensified the tendency of films being released directly on digital platforms rather than in theatres. Several films chose this technique since theatres were closed and it was unclear when they would reopen and whether audiences would go to see movies on the big screen in large numbers. Even if the movie industry is nearly back on track, it’s not uncommon to see certain films released only on OTT platforms.
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Dasvi is a film that will bypass the theatres and be released exclusively online. Abhishek Bachchan, Nimrat Kaur, and Yami Gautam star in the film.
Abhishek Bachchan took to his social media and made the announcement today. Take a look at his post here:
From one student to another, Dasvi ke exams ke liye dher saari best wishes!#Dasvi streaming from 7th April on @JioCinema & @NetflixIndia @yamigautam @NimratOfficial #ManuRishiChadha @TusharJalota #DineshVijan pic.twitter.com/a4VxDzmGrB
— Abhishek 𝐁𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧 (@juniorbachchan) March 14, 2022
The film will be released on April 7. It is produced by Jio Studios and Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films. Their last film together, Mimi (2021), was premiered on both Jio Cinema and Netflix. Similarly, Dasvi would also be released on both the streaming giants.
A source was quoted as saying by BH, “Abhishek Bachchan was praised in these three OTT films and also in the web series Breathe: Into The Shadows (2020). Even in Dasvi, he has delivered a memorable performance. Yami Gautam, meanwhile, was loved in A Thursday, which was released recently. Though Nimrat Kaur was last seen in Airlift (2016) six years back, she is remembered even today. As a result, the star cast is sure to create a buzz. Moreover, the film is said to be a comedy with a great social message about education. And the fact that it’s produced by Dinesh Vijan, who has given memorable similar films in the past like Hindi Medium (2017) and Angrezi Medium (2020), has made Dasvi a film to watch out for.”
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