Production and distribution company Penn Studios confirmed in an official statement that Gangubai Kathiawadi, RRR and Attack films will release theatrically, and refuted all rumors about these films opting for a direct-to-OTT release.
The statement read, “We would like to clarify that ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’, ‘RRR’ and ‘Attack’ will release in theatres. There are many rumors doing the rounds about these films releasing on OTT platforms before the theatres, which are untrue. These masterpiece films are made for a big screen experience and will release in theatres- Dr Jayantilal Gada President and MD Penn Studios.”
Gangubai Kathiawadi, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, features Alia Bhatt as Gangubai, one of Kamathipura’s most powerful, beloved and respected madams during the 1960s. The film is adapted from a chapter in the book “Mafia Queens of Mumbai” by renowned author Hussain Zaidi.
SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus RRR, starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan, is currently in the post-production stage. The makers of RRR are hoping to release the film worldwide on October 13. RRR is a fictional story based on the struggles of Telugu tribal leaders Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. While Ram Charan will be seen in the role of Sitaram, Jr NTR will play the character of Komaram in RRR. Rajamouli has also roped in Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn to play pivotal roles in the film.
Attack, directed by debutant filmmaker Lakshya Raj Anand, is based on a true story about a hostage crisis and will feature John Abraham as a lone ranger who leads an attack team during a counter operation.