Manoj Bajpayee's performance in the film 'Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai' has garnered widespread acclaim, leading to discussions about the possibility of a theatrical release for the movie. According to a report in a news portal, the web streaming platform, along with a studio, is actively engaged in conversations to determine the future path for the film. If successful, it would mark the first time a film is released in theaters after its premiere on an OTT platform, signifying a significant shift in the industry.
The report suggests that this development has the potential to change people's perception of web content, eliminating the notion of it being a threat to traditional theatrical releases.
Director Apoorv Singh Karki expressed his excitement and shared his opinion on these ongoing discussions.
He mentioned that the talks are currently taking place internally between the streaming platform and the studio. While the final decision lies in their hands, Karki eagerly looks forward to the outcome. He elaborated on the significance of these discussions, highlighting that this is a groundbreaking moment since the surge of the streaming space during the pandemic. Opening the film in theaters would enable it to reach a broader audience, which is a paramount goal for any director.
The film 'Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai' revolves around a courtroom drama inspired by true events. Manoj Bajpayee portrays the role of a lawyer who takes up the quest for justice on behalf of girls who have been victimized by a godman. The powerful narrative and Bajpayee's performance have garnered immense praise, further fueling the anticipation for a theatrical release of the film.