Devara, the Jr NTR-starrer helmed by Koratala Siva, is nearing the final stages of its production. The highly anticipated film is set to hit the theatres in two instalments.
Jr NTR is set to team up with renowned director Koratala Siva for the third time in his career, for the upcoming film Devara. The movie, which is touted to be high-octane mass action thriller, has created quite a stir on social media with his promising first glimpse video which was revealed recently. As per the reports, the Telugu superstar is playing the titular character in Devara, which is set to hit the theatres in two installments.
Netflix bags the OTT rights of Devara
The OTT giant, which announced its massive upcoming projects list on the special occasion of Makar Sankranthi 2024, dropped a major update on Devara. The OTT streaming rights of the Jr NTR starrer have been bagged by Netflix for a whopping price. The first installment of the Koratala Siva directorial, which has been titled Devara: Part 1, is slated to stream on the renowned platform after completing its theatrical run.
Devara to get its OTT release in May 2024?
For the uninitiated, Devara: Part 1 has been slated to hit the big screens on April 5, 2024, as Jr NTR’s first release of the year. Just like almost all the Telugu biggies of recent times, the mass action thriller is expected to have its OTT release around a month after its theatrical release. In that case, Devara has all the chances to get its OTT release in May 2023. More updates on the same are expected to be out very soon.
Devara – All you need to know
As per the reports, Jr NTR is set to play the role of Devaraju aka Deva, a powerful man from a coastal village of Telugu states, in the Koratala Siva directorial. From the Devara: Part 1 first glimpse video which went viral on social media, it is evident that the Telugu superstar is set to astonish his fans in a new avatar. Interestingly, NTR is reportedly also trying a hand at dubbing for himself in all languages with the film, which is a commendable move.
Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor is making her Telugu debut with Devara. She is playing the female lead opposite Jr NTR in the movie and is appearing in the role of Thangam. Popular actor Saif Ali Khan appears as the lead antagonist in the film, which also stars Prakash Raj, Srikanth, Shine Tom Chacko, Narain, Kalaiyarasan, Murali Sharma, and Abhimanyu Singh, in supporting roles. Anirudh Ravichander is composing the songs and original score for Devara.