Nelson Dilipkumar (Kolamavu Kokila fame) directed movie ‘Doctor’ was all set to release at Eid’s special occasion on May 13th, has a whole new plan to instantly switch to OTT release and theatrical release over to hit. Although there is no confirmation whatsoever, the decision is being made taking into account the second wave of COVID-19 pandemics.
Doctor Movie: All set to skip the cinema release
The release date of March 26 due to the elections in Tamil Nadu is shifting to May 13, now the director has a complete change for the release. It has been rumored that the film will skip the theatrical release and hit the OTT platform directly. But the exact release date has not been officially confirmed.
With the second wave leading to nearly three lakhs cases daily, it is quite expected that people will not attend theaters. So options like Disney + Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video come as an alternative plan.
However, there are currently no confirmations about the OTT sold. But according to the sources, it is in the final stages of negotiation. Once done with the trial, the fans were able to witness their favorite Sivakarthikeyan on their devices from the comfort of their home.
Doctor film: Theater owners express their dissatisfaction via Twitter
Several films such as Karnan, Master and Sulthan have performed exceptionally well at the box office after their theatrical release, as witnessed by the theater owners. In addition, as more and more filmmakers shift or change plans for the film release, the theater owners in such a situation express their displeasure with such decisions.
After the news of the immediate OTT release came out, many prominent theater owners took to their Twitter handles to express that they were not happy with the decision.
Doctor film: OTT release date
There is no official news of the exact release date on the OTT platform yet, but you should be able to check it out soon.
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