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Akshay Kumar, Dhanush, Sara Ali Khan starrer Atrangi Re gets a direct release on Disney+ Hotstar, first look out

Atrangi Re is an Aanand L Rai directorial.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Nov 23, 2021
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After much speculation, Aanand L Rai's upcoming directorial Atrangi Re is finally getting an OTT release. The film, featuring Akshay Kumar, Dhanush, and Sara Ali Khan in the lead roles, is set to be a Disney+ Hotstar release and will stream from December 24, 2021. Akshay took to his social media pages and shared the first look posters of the actors along with the announcement that the trailer for the film would be out tomorrow.

In Sara's first look, the actor is seen drinking alcohol, and the video is captioned as "Ek ladki... pyaar mein paagal. Miliye Atrangi No. 1 Rinku se kal."

While Dhanush is seen dancing his heart out in his first look video, Akshay wrote, "Meet iss love story ka Atrangi No.2, naam jiska hai Vishu!"

Finally, Akshay is seen beating dreams and enjoying life in his first look. The video is captioned as "An Atrangi story about the madness of love. Adding magic to this story, yours truly!"

The music for Atrangi Re is composed by AR Rahman, and the film was earlier set to be a theatrical release.

Interestingly, this is Akshay's second OTT release after Laxmii, which hit Disney+ Hotstar in 2020. While Sara is coming back to the movies exactly a year after her last movie, Her last outing was Coolie No 1, which was an Amazon Prime Video release. 

Speaking of Dhanush, the National Award-winning actor also had an OTT release on Netflix with the Tamil film Jagame Thandhiram, which streamed earlier this year. 

Atrangi Re marks the first outing of Akshay and Sara with Aanand. While the filmmaker has earlier directed Dhanush in his Bollywood debut, Raanjhanaa, which hit the big screens in 2013,

Atrangi Re has been extensively shot in the northern and southern parts of the country during the pandemic and also before that. 

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