The pandemic season has pushed the OTT platforms to new heights of success in recent years. Filmmakers are launching their big-budget movies on the streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon Prime. Slowly, the OTT platforms seem to replace the silver screens and causing a tremendous loss in revenues for theatre owners.
The Film Exhibitors United Organization of Kerala (FEUOK) has recently shown much disappointment in these OTT releases and targets the industry’s famous faces. As per the latest reports, the FEUOK has passed a request to Fahadh Faasil against his bunch of releases on OTT platforms, and here is the hot news coming from officials.
Kerala Film Body’s warning to Fahadh Faasil
Recently the industry experienced a storm of news. The most shocking news popping up is that the Film Exhibitors United Organization of Kerala has issued the final notice to the famous star, Fahadh Faasil warning him to release multiple movies on OTT platforms.
After the incredible success of ‘C U Soon,’ the action-thriller, released during the lockdown time. Actor Fahadh Faasil has rocked the OTTs with two more hits, ‘Irul’ released on Netflix and ‘Joji’ launched on Amazon Prime.
The latest news is circulating the industry highlights that the Kerala Film Body has issued a strict warning to Fahadh Faasil after three consecutive OTT releases. These movies’ mind-boggling success has compelled the film body to take a significant step as OTT releases are a significant setback for the theatre owners.
The FEUOK informed Fahadh Faasil that if he continues his OTT ventures, the board will restrict him from launching any film on the big screens. The warning has just shocked the actors, and his most awaited big-budget movie, Malik, scheduled to air on Eid in theatres worldwide, may suffer due to these uneven circumstances.
Although actor Fahadh Faasil has not given any official statements, the FEUOK is trying its best to reach a mutual understanding. However, the board has cleared that they will prohibit Fahadh’s movies in cinemas if the star continues to collaborate with online platforms.