Yash Raj Movies proclaims new OTT movie

Movie manufacturing and distribution home Yash Raj Movies has introduced a direct-to-OTT movie titled Vijay 69, starring Anupam Kher, below the banner of YRF Leisure, its digital arm.

It will likely be directed by Akshay Roy, who has beforehand directed Meri Pyaari Bindu with YRF and has additionally labored on movies like Mira Nair’s The Namesake, Aamir Khan’s directorial debut Taare Zameen Par, and Deepa Mehta’s Water as an assistant director.

Vijay 69 is being produced by YRF’s homegrown Maneesh Sharma, who has beforehand directed Band Baaja Baarat and produced Dum Laga Ke Haisha and Sui Dhaaga: Made In India. He’s presently directing YRF Spy Universe’s subsequent providing Tiger 3 starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif.

A month in the past, YRF Leisure introduced its second OTT present, a criminal offense thriller titled Mandala Murders! created and directed by Gopi Puthran of Mardaani 2 fame, which is able to star Vaani Kapoor because the lead, with Vaibhav Raj Gupta co-starring. Manan Rawat, who has beforehand labored as an affiliate director on many YRF movies, would be the co-director of the sequence.

YRF’s OTT slate additionally contains The Railway Males primarily based on the 1984 Bhopal Gasoline Tragedy. This sequence options R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyendu and Babil Khan in lead roles.

“We’re very enthusiastic about telling tales within the digital medium. We have now just a few exhibits lined up for later this yr and subsequent yr. We’re persevering with to do what we all know, which is creating content material, after which on the proper time, we’ll discuss to companions. We’re used to working in a sure means and want to proceed doing so. There’s been a whole lot of demand for our content material. However we’re not an organization that’s searching for upfront cash or to make a fast buck. We’re right here for the long term. If we discover a residence for our tales tomorrow, we’d be more than pleased,” Akshaye Widhani, CEO, Yash Raj Movies had stated in a current interview with Mint.

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Up to date: 05 Could 2023, 08:41 AM IST