In an electrifying showdown of cinematic giants, Rajinikanth’s much-celebrated crime drama, ‘Jailer,’ is all set to make its mark on the digital streaming space, directly clashing with Shah Rukh Khan’s highly anticipated ‘Jawan,’ which is scheduled for a theatrical release on September 7. This clash of the titans promises an exciting cinematic spectacle for fans worldwide.
Prime Video Announces ‘Jailer’ OTT Premiere
Prime Video recently announced that Nelson Dilipkumar’s directorial masterpiece, ‘Jailer,’ featuring the legendary Rajinikanth in the lead role, will begin streaming on their platform starting September 7. This thrilling development sets the stage for a head-to-head battle with ‘Jawan,’ starring Shah Rukh Khan, which is simultaneously releasing in theaters on the same date.
The Stellar Cast of ‘Jailer’
‘Jailer’ is not just about Rajinikanth’s star power; it boasts an ensemble cast that includes renowned talents such as Ramya Krishnan, Yogi Babu, Vinayakan, Tamannaah Bhatia, and the young sensation Master Ritvik. Additionally, the film features special cameos by iconic actors like Mohanlal, Shiva Rajkumar, and Jackie Shroff, adding to the film’s allure.
A Multilingual Delight on Prime Video
Fans of Rajinikanth and ‘Jailer’ can rejoice as the film will be available on Prime Video in multiple languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi. The story follows retired jailer Tiger Muthuvel Pandiyan, portrayed by Rajinikanth, on a relentless pursuit to avenge his son’s murder. As he delves deeper into the shadows of his son’s world, the character faces a complex and familiar journey filled with intrigue and action.
Director Nelson’s Vision for ‘Jailer’
Nelson Dilipkumar, the visionary director behind ‘Jailer,’ expressed his enthusiasm for the film’s OTT release, saying, “With ‘Jailer,’ we wanted to create an entertainer that would showcase Thalaivar in an out-an-out action role. We are humbled with the astounding love from audiences and the exemplary words from media. ‘Jailer’ is extremely special to me; I had Rajinikanth sir to elevate the story with his signature acting style, and had superstars from the Indian film industry – Mohanlal sir, Shiva Rajkumar sir, and Jackie Shroff sir – to add their magical touch to this mass entertainer. We are excited for audiences across the globe to now enjoy this action drama, anytime and anywhere, from their homes.”
‘Jailer’ Dominates Box Office
Even before its digital release, ‘Jailer’ has been making waves at the box office. According to reports from Sacnilk.com, the film achieved astounding success in India, collecting ₹235.85 crore in its first week, ₹62.95 crore in the second, and ₹29.43 crore in the third. As of its 23rd day in theaters, ‘Jailer’ continues to impress, earning an estimated ₹1.60 crore on Friday. Since its theatrical release last month, the film has amassed an impressive ₹329.83 crore in India, solidifying its status as a blockbuster.
As the clash between ‘Jailer’ and ‘Jawan’ draws near, movie enthusiasts can look forward to an unforgettable cinematic experience, whether on the big screen or from the comfort of their homes. This battle of two cinematic giants is set to captivate audiences and leave an indelible mark in the world of Indian cinema.
Sources By Agencies