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No OTT For Vijay Devarakonda’s Hindi Debut



Vijay Devarakonda

There is a buzz in  Bollywood’s  corridors  that Karan Johar and Dharma are negotiating with a  major OTT platform for the streaming rights of Liger, Vijay Devarakonda’s Bollywood  debut film.

False! A  source  very close  to  the development told me.

“There is  no way  Vijay’s debut will  go digital. Karan Johar has made the Telugu star a promise that his  Bollywood debut would be no less than spectacular.  Liger would release  only  in theatres  and  on the same level  and volume  of  theatres and screens as Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi,” a source close  to  Karan Johar informs me.

It’s not as  though  Karan Johar is  opposed to  digital releases. “He is all for it .But content  for OTT  from Dharma  would be  very  different from the big-screen projects.  So no. Liger won’t be released  on  the streaming  platforms although  the amount being offered  by the digital   platform is what  a Shah Rukh Khan or Salman Khan film would normally get.”

 In  Liger  Deverakonda  turns into  a full-fledged  action star. He plays  a  mixed martial artiste who is  out to avenge the wrong done to his family.

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