Film industry caught in a tug of war between exhibitors and OTT platforms

For the past few weeks, the makers of the Kapil Dev biopic and Ranveer Singh starrer ‘83 have been fending off rumours that their movie will be streamed online. Director Karan Johar has been doing the same over his upcoming release Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl as have a host of actors, directors and studio executives, as they twist and turn in the tug of war between movie distributors and exhibitors and OTT (over the top) platforms. The business of movies that was increasingly framed around the famed Rs 100 crore club is being overhauled. And as the stranglehold of the lock down .....

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