Karthik Subbaraj’s directorial Jagame Thandhiram starring Dhanush and Aishwarya Lekshmi will be releasing on OTT. Though there has been a lot of discussion about the movie looking for an OTT release, the makers have now confirmed that the movie will be released on an OTT platform instead of in theatres. Earlier, Dhanush’s fans and even Dhanush had expressed his desire for the movie to be released in theatres. Now, YNotStudios, the makers of the movie has released the movie’s teaser revealing who is Suruli? Dhanush’s character name in the movie is Suruli and the posters and teaser mention the movie will release on an OTT platform. This has indeed disappointed Dhanush’s fans.
Earlier, Suriya‘s Soorarai Pottru had opted for an OTT release during the lockdown and the same had caused a lot of furore. Now, with theatres allowed to operate with 100 % capacity, it’s not known the exact reason for the release of the movie on OTT.
It has to be noted that another movie backed by the same production house, Aelay, by Halitha Shameem will be releasing on a popular television channel and this is the first time that a movie made for the theatre is choosing a television premiere than a theatre release. In the meantime, Dhanush’s two movies, Karnan and Atrangi Re, has locked the release dates. The movies will be released on April 9 and August 6, respectively.