Fahadh Faasil’s Malik gained’t have direct OTT launch, confirms director Mahesh Narayanan – regional films

Filmmaker Mahesh Narayanan has clarified his upcoming Malayalam movie Malik, starring Fahadh Faasil, is just not headed for a direct OTT launch. In his newest interview with Manorama on-line, Mahesh opened up on Malik, its launch plans and the destiny of flicks publish lockdown.

Placing rumours to relaxation that indicated Malik has been snapped for OTT launch, Mahesh mentioned: “There’s a big demand for Malik, however we’re agency on a theatrical launch for a number of causes. To start with, I consider it’s a movie that has been conceived and made for theatre-going viewers. After all, the huge canvas itself calls for a theatre expertise. Plus, even economically, it’s not possible for us to discover such an thought. It’s additionally about the entire eco-system the place a number of stakeholders are concerned and we don’t wish to bypass the system.”

Mahesh identified that watching film in theatres will not be the identical in publish Covid-19 period.

“No person is aware of how issues will pan out at the very least within the subsequent six months. Even when issues swing again to regular, watching a movie in a theatre will probably be completely different, with social distancing protocols in place. The idea of houseful reveals itself won’t exist. So clearly, producers have to discover completely different methods and the 30-day OTT window might come right down to even 10. For followers and youth, the primary 10 days may very well be sufficient, after which it might swap to streaming platforms,” he mentioned.

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Mahesh additionally confirmed that Malik is present within the post-production section. The crew has simply resumed dubbing and so they’re hopeful start VFX work which is able to happen in Hyderabad and Mumbai.

Tipped to be against the law drama, Malik’s story unfolds in a span of two weeks. The movie additionally stars Nimisha Sajayan, Joju George, Dileesh Pothan and Divya Prabha amongst others.

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