The release date of Akshay Kumar and Pooja Entertainment’s thriller Bell Bottom was just revealed, and it has piqued the interest of the whole film industry. Given that it’s the first major superstar film to be released in theatres in almost a year and a half, it has created a lot of buzz. The film directed by Ranjit Tewari is all ready for a July 27 release in cinema halls across the globe.
A trade source informed BH, “Bell Bottom will take a route similar to Master i.e. premiere on the digital medium sooner than expected. The makers are toying around with the idea of releasing Bell Bottom on Amazon Prime Video during the Independence Day weekend, thereby maintaining an exclusive theatrical window of 14 to 17 days.”
“It’s Akshay Kumar’s lucky number 9 that has resulted in a mid-week release. As far as release date on OTT is concerned, Bell Bottom is looking to premiere on Amazon Prime Video anywhere between August 10 to August 14, depending on the finer nuances of the contract and paperwork between Bhagnani’s and Amazon Prime, That’s where the plan stands at the moment,” the trade source said.
The film was one of the first to be made following the initial wave of the pandemic, and the producers shot it in the United Kingdom, adhering to all bio bubble standards. The entire industry is waiting for Bell Bottom to be released, as well as how the exhibition area will respond to the news of an early digital premiere.