OTT Release: Bachchan Pandey to Premiere on Prime Video on April 15
Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon will release on Amazon Prime Video. Here’s everything you need to know.
- Bachchan Pandey debuted in theatres on March 18, 2022, and tanked at the box office.
- It will make its digital debut on Amazon Prime Video in April.
Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon starrer ‘Bachchan Pandey’ has tanked at the box office. Released on March 18, 2022, the movie received mixed reviews from critics. It failed to cross even the Rs 50 Crore mark. The box office numbers of Bachchan Pandey were severely affected due to The Kashmir Files. Now that Bachchan Pandey has tanked at the box office, the producers have planned an early digital release to recover the losses. Even the fans are asking when will Akshay Kumar starrer be on OTT? Here’s everything you need to know about the Bachchan Pandey OTT release and other details.
Bachchan Pandey OTT Platform and Digital Rights
In October 2021, Sajid Nadiadwala locked a deal with Amazon Prime Video for 5 movies. The streaming giant acquires the streaming rights of Heropanti 2, Bachchan Pandey, Kick 2, and two more movies for Rs 250 crores.
Since Bachchan Pandey is a part of the deal, the Akshay Kumar starrer will make its digital debut on Amazon Prime Video.
Bachchan Pandey Digital Release Date on Prime Video
Though there is no formal announcement regarding the digital streaming date, our sources have confirmed that the makers are looking for an early release date. As per letsOTTglobal, the producers have re-negotiated with Amazon Prime for a 4-week theatrical window for Rs 80 Crore. Initially, it was six weeks.
— LetsOTT Global (@LetsOTT) March 21, 2022
The latest we hear is that Amazon Prime has accepted the deal. Bachchan Pandey will make its OTT debut on Amazon Prime Video after 28 days of its theatrical release i.e. on April 14 or Apr 15, 2022.
Bachchan Pandey movie details: Star cast & more
It stars Akshay Kumar in the titular role. Interestingly, Bachchan Pandey was Akshay Kumar’s name in Yash Raj’s 2007 action entertainer ‘Tashan’. The action-comedy also stars Kriti Sanon, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Arshad Warsi in lead roles. Here’s a look at the full star cast of the movie:
- Akshay Kumar as Bachchhan Pandey
- Kriti Sanon as Myra Devekar
- Jacqueline Fernandez as Sophie
- Arshad Warsi as Vishu
- Pankaj Tripathi as Guruji Bhaves Bhoplo
- Prateik Babbar as Virgin
- Sanjay Mishra as Bufferia Chacha
- Abhimanyu Singh as Pendulum
- Seema Biswas as Bachchhan Paandey’s Mother
- Gaurav Chopra as Bheema
Bachchan Pandey Box Office Numbers
Released on March 18, 2022, Bachchan Pandey opened on a positive note, earning Rs 13.25 Crore on its first day. However, it faced huge competition from The Kashmir Files and finally surrendered at the box office. Anupam Kher starrer was the first choice of the cinemagoers and Akshay Kumar can’t do much about it.
You can also check the digital release date of Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie Prithviraj.
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