Actor-producer Nagarjuna on Monday confirmed that his upcoming movie Wild Dog is not going to release immediately on an OTT platform, as introduced earlier. Instead, now the movie is ready for a grand theatrical release on April 2. “The film was completed last November. And we had so many questions like when will theatres open? If the theatres open, will people step out to watch the film? During that period of uncertainty, we got a good offer from Netflix and we accepted it,” Nagarjuna defined whereas addressing the press in Hyderabad on Monday.
He added that the response of the viewers on the field workplace for current films impressed them to stick to the standard theatrical release. “When Krack released for Sankranti in theatres, it recorded a good collection and became a hit. And then in February, we saw Uppena, starring new faces, becoming a big hit. These films gave us the confidence that if we deliver good films, people will support them. So we pulled back from the OTT deal,” stated Nagarjuna.
“Wild Dog was conceived, shot and edited for a big-screen experience,” he added. The filmmakers famous that Wild Dog can be made accessible on Netflix after 40-45 days of the film’s release in theatres.
Talking concerning the movie, Nagarjuna famous that Wild Dog is a fictional story impressed by real-life incidents. It is ready in the aftermath of serial bomb blasts that rattled Hyderabad in 2013. The movie follows a group of combat-hardened officers set out on a mission to seek out these behind the serial bombings.
Wild Dog is written and directed by Ashishor Solomon. Besides Nagarjuna, the movie additionally stars Dia Mirza, Saiyami Kher and Atul Kulkarni. The trailer will drop on March 10.