Maqbool Khan’s Khaali Peeli, starring Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday, would be the first Bollywood movie to launch in Indian theatres in months. The movie, which got here out on the pay-per-view streaming service Zee Plex on October 2, will re-release on the massive display on October 16, a day after theatres throughout the nation are set to reopen.
Final month, the Ministry of House Affairs allowed film theatres, which have been shuttered since March, to reopen with 50% occupancy from October 15, in areas exterior containment zones. This transfer was welcomed by a number of members of the movie fraternity, together with Abhishek Bachchan and Suniel Shetty.
Khaali Peeli, other than its OTT launch, was additionally screened at drive-in theatres in Gurugram and Bengaluru. In accordance with commerce analyst Komal Nahta, all six exhibits of the movie in its opening weekend have been bought out on the drive-in theatre in Gurugram.
“This could come as music to ears of filmbuffs & business individuals, however as dangerous information for many who predicted Bollywood doom. 6 exhibits of Khaali Peeli in a make-shift Drive In cinema in Gurgaon in weekend are all bought out. One yesterday, two in the present day and three tomorrow. At 999/- per automobile,” he wrote.
A Hindustan Occasions overview of Khaali Peeli mentioned that it was ‘electrical, typically slightly an excessive amount of’. “Khaali Peeli is a concoction that may solely be brewed within the stomach of Bollywood. With one chase sequence following on the tails of one other, director Maqbool Khan ensures not a single second is with out its adrenaline dialled as much as an 11. However it’s fairly stunning how simply one can develop bored of craziness as effectively,” the overview learn.
Together with Khaali Peeli, Tamil political drama Ka Pae Ranasingam can even launch in theatres on October 16. The movie, which stars Vijay Sethupathi and Aishwarya Rajesh, additionally got here out on Zee Plex earlier this month.
Three Hollywood movies – My Spy, Drive of Nature and The Rental – can even be out in theatres. Whereas My Spy will launch on October 16, Drive of Nature will launch the next week, on October 23. The Rental will open in theatres on October 30.
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