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After Massive Theatrical Success, Rajinikanth’s Jailer Gets OTT Release Partners

Jailer has collected over Rs 300 crore worldwide so far.

Jailer is Rajinikanth’s 169th film and is deemed his comeback movie after a gap of almost two years.

Nelson Dilipkumar’s highly anticipated film Jailer, featuring superstar Rajinikanth in the lead role, has recently graced the theatres, garnering praise from critics and marking its position as the fifth highest-grossing Indian film of 2023. Amidst the film’s success, discussions surrounding its digital rights and streaming prospects are making waves on social media platforms.

The latest reports reveal that the digital streaming rights for Jailer have been secured by Kalanithi Maran’s production house, Sun Pictures, in collaboration with Netflix. The movie is set to be available for streaming on the Sun NXT platform. Furthermore, Sun Network has secured satellite rights for Jailer in its Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam versions.

Sources suggest that Jailer, after completing its 28-day theatrical run, will make its way to the Sun NXT platform. This transition is projected to occur around September 6th or 7th, although official confirmation is yet to be provided.

Following its recent theatrical release, Jailer made a remarkable impact during its opening weekend. Premiering on Thursday, August 10th, the film’s extended weekend contributed to an estimated worldwide collection of over Rs 300 crore. On its fourth day in Indian theatres, the movie reportedly raked in around Rs 38 crore, encompassing collections from all languages. As the opening weekend concluded, Jailer in India had amassed a total of Rs 146.40 crore.

Jailer is an action thriller film in the Tamil language, helmed by director Nelson and backed by Kalanithi Maran’s Sun Pictures. Beyond Rajinikanth, the film boasts an ensemble cast including Vinayakan, Ramya Krishnan, Vasanth Ravi, Sunil, Mirnaa Menon, and Yogi Babu in supporting roles.

Regarded as Superstar Rajinikanth’s 169th cinematic endeavour, Jailer also marks his return to the silver screen after a two-year hiatus with his previous appearance being in Annaatthe. The film’s musical score is composed by Anirudh Ravichander, while the cinematography and editing are skillfully managed by Vijay Kartik Kannan and R. Nirmal, respectively.

Currently, Rajinikanth is engrossed in the filming of his upcoming sports drama film, Lal Salaam, directed by his daughter Aishwarya Rajinikanth. The movie also features Vishnu Vishal, and Vikranth, and includes a cameo appearance by Kapil Dev.

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