Bell Bottom, starring Akshay Kumar, released on Amazon Prime Video on September 16. The film became a streaming platform smash just two weeks after its debut. The film has been streamed across 98 percent of India’s pin codes, as well as 199 countries and territories around the world, in its first fortnight.
Talking about Bell Bottom’s blockbuster performance on Amazon Prime Video, Akshay said, “With a film like BellBottom, we wanted to reach audiences far and wide. The film has got its due within such a short span of time, thanks to their reach, more and more people have been able to watch the film from the comfort of their homes. I am humbled that the film is getting the kind of love and appreciation from the audiences.”
He also shared a video on Twitter and thanked viewers for making the film a success. “Thank you for giving Bell Bottom so much love. Your love means everything to me. Agar waqt hota toh speech de data thank you par. But dil se thank you,” he said in the video.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) October 13, 2021
Bell Bottom, directed by Ranjit M Tewari, is based on real-life hijacking episodes that occurred in India in the 1980s. Bell Bottom is an untold factual story about an undercover RAW agent known only by the code name Bell Bottom. Akshay Kumar plays an undercover agent who prepares and conducts India’s first clandestine operation in this espionage thriller. Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi, Lara Dutta, Adil Hussain, and Aniruddh Dave play pivotal roles in the film.