Jayasurya’s ‘Vellam’not to have direct OTT release, confirms director
Jayasurya’s upcoming movie ‘Vellam’ directed by Prajesh Sen will not be released on OTT platforms. The director confirmed this while addressing the rumours on OTT release for the movie.
The movie was scheduled to release in April for Vishu. But it was postponed as theatres remained shut due to COVID-19.
‘Vellam’ is the second movie of Jayasurya with director Prajesh Sen. Earlier, the duo worked together for the popular film ‘Captain’ .
Prajesh Sen took to his Facebook page on Tuesday and declared that his movie will not have a direct OTT release. He stated that the producers have decided to go for a theatrical release after the COVID crisis.
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“Now, more relaxations were given in the lockdown. So, I hope the government will grant permission to open theatres soon. Film and entertainment are part of our daily life. So I’m waiting for good news like any other film worker and film lover,” wrote Prajesh on his Facebook page.
He also informed post-production works of ‘Vellam’ was already complete.
The director pointed out the theatre experience is mandatory to enjoy the movie.
He requested the audience to wait for the movie.
‘Vellam’ is produced by Josekutty Madathil, Yadhu Krishna and Ranjit Manambrakkatt.
Director Prajesh Sen penned the script along with Vijesh Viswam and Shamsudheen Kuttoth.
Samyuktha Menon, Siddique, Dileesh Pothen, Santhosh Keezhattoor and Sreelakshmi are playing pivotal roles in the movie.