Bell Bottom OTT release: Akshay Kumar’s thriller Bell Bottom will have its digital premiere this week. On August 19, Bell Bottom became the first big-budget Hindi film to release in cinemas post the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. It garnered positive reviews from critics and viewers alike, thus many cinema-lovers are eagerly looking forward to the film’s OTT release.
Apart from Akshay Kumar, Bell Bottom also features actors Lara Dutta, Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Adil Hussain in key roles. Dutta’s transformation into late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi for the project surprised many. The actor revealed in an interview that it took her nearly three hours to transform into Gandhi. “It was freezing cold in Scotland and of course, when you shoot with Akshay Kumar you get up early. Honestly, though, we were so excited each day to see the transformation that it made all these challenges worthwhile,” she added. Read more about it here.
What is Bell Bottom about?
Bell Bottom is the fictional interpretation of real-life highjackings of multiple Indian planes during the 80s. In Bell Bottom, after the fifth highjacking, Indira Gandhi led Indian government initiates negotiations with the highjackers, while a RAW agent code-named “Bell Bottom” devices a plan to not only free the 210 hostages but to also nab the perps.
Directed by Ranjit M Tewari, Bell Bottom has been penned by writers Aseem Arrora, Parveez Shaikh.
Where to watch Bell Bottom
After being screened in nearly 225 screens across the country, Bell Bottom is now coming to Prime Video in September.
Bell Bottom OTT Release Date
The film will start streaming online from September 16.
Check out the trailer for the film here: