The Malayalam film industry is finally all set to have the first-ever direct OTT release its history, very soon. Sufiyum Sujathayum, the upcoming Jayasurya-Aditi Rao Hydari starrer is all set to emerge as the first Malayalam film to have a direct OTT release. Recently, the team members announced that Sufiyum Sujathayum will release on Amazon Prime directly, through his official social media pages.
The cast and crew members also revealed the first-look poster of the project, which is directed by newcomer Naranikulam Shanavas. The interesting first look poster, that features lead actors Jayasurya and Aditi Rao Hydari hint that Sufiyum Sujathayum is a poetic love story. The Amazon Prime release date of the project is expected to be revealed very soon.
If the reports are to be believed, Sufiyum Sujathayum is a unique love story, that revolves around a couple named Rajeev and Sujatha, who flies to Dubai to attend the last rites of Sujatha's ex-lover, a Sufi priest. Aditi Rao Hydari essays the central character Sujatha in the movie, which features Jayasurya in the role of her husband Rajeev.
The movie marks the second outing for Aditi Rao Hydari in the Malayalam film industry. The actress had made her Malayalam debut in 2006 with the Mammootty starrer Prajapathi. However, she did not receive many offers from the industry after Prajapathi ended up as a critical and commercial failure, and thus shifted her focus back to Bollywood.
Sufiyum Sujathayum is bankrolled by the popular actor-producer Vijay Babu, under his home banner Friday Film House. Recently, the producer had revealed his decision behind going for an OTT release, saying that survival is important now. Vijay Babu is also confident that so many makers will follow them by deciding to release their films on OTT platforms.
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