Director Alphonse Puthren had confirmed the release date of the movie, starring Prithviraj Sukumaran
Last Updated: 11.51 AM, Dec 23, 2022
Director Alphonse Puthren’s latest directorial Gold, as expected, will be making its way to OTT even before completing a month since its theatrical release. The movie, which marked the Premam director’s first project in seven years since Premam, has Prithviraj Sukumaran and Nayanthara in the lead.
The film, which hit theatres in the first week of December, was produced by Prithviraj Productions along with Magic Frames. The movie, which is a comedy entertainer, didn’t quite meet the hype that it made pre-release. Prithviraj, himself, had said in a recent interview that the movie didn’t work, but it was profitable for the producers.
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A major reason for this is that the movie’s OTT, satellite and overseas rights were sold for a record sum even before it had hit theatres. Amazon Prime Video had snapped up the movie’s streaming rights, and now the movie’s director Alphonse has confirmed that Gold will release on the platform on December 29.
Gold revolves around Joshiy, a mobile-shop owner’s efforts to move a pick-up truck that he finds is parked in front of his house one day. He soon discovers that content inside the truck is smuggled gold, and decided to make the most of the opportunity that arrived right in front of his doorstep. Parallel to his attempts are the arcs of a bunch of goons and two wealthy men, all of whom are also tied to the gold. Will Joshiy be able to move the gold without them or the cops noticing?
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Apart from Prithviraj, the movie also has Baburaj, Jagadeesh, Roshan Mathew, Vinay Forrt, Sharafudheen, Siju Wilson, Shanti Krishna, Shammi Thilakan, Deepti Sati, Shabareesh Varma, Lalu Alex, Ajmal Ameer and Chemban Vinod Jose in cameo roles.
Meanwhile, Prithviraj’s latest release Kaapa, which hit theatres on December 22, is expected to drop on Netflix in January 2023. The crime drama, directed by Shaji Kailas, also has Asif Ali, Anna Ben and Aparna Balamurali.