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The Trial OTT release date - When and where to watch Spandana Palli, Yugram’s Telugu thriller

The film, written and directed by Raam Ganni, hit theatres in November

The Trial OTT release date - When and where to watch Spandana Palli, Yugram’s Telugu thriller
The Trial

Last Updated: 07.27 PM, Jan 09, 2024


The Trial, an interrogation thriller based on the mysterious death of a man on his wedding anniversary, brought together several new faces Spandana Palli, Yugram and Vamsi Kotu. The film was written and directed by Raam Ganni while Smriti Sagi, Srinivas K Naidu bankrolled it under SS Films and Commonman Productions. The thriller released in select theatres on November 24.

After a brief theatrical run, The Trial is now out on OTT. Leading streaming platform Amazon Prime Video has bagged the post-theatrical rights of the thriller for a decent price and premiered the film today. While the film was to be a direct digital release initially, the streamer revised the deal and asked the makers to ensure a theatrical release before the OTT premiere.

Movie name The Trial 
Cast Spandana Palli, Yugram
Director Raam Ganni
Platform Amazon Prime Video
Release date January 9

The story takes off when Ajay (Yug Ram), a software engineer by profession, in a bid to celebrate his wedding anniversary in style, sets up a dream date with his wife Rupa (Spandana Pilli), a police officer. However, under mysterious circumstances, Ajay falls off the terrace. While it’s termed an accident initially, CI Rajeev (Vamsi Kotu) re-opens the case and all hell breaks loose.


Giving the film a favourable review,'s critic said The Trial was an honest attempt by a young team, praising director Raam Ganni’s crisp narration and interesting thrills. While claiming that the tale lacks a strong motive, the thrills and crisp runtime make up for it, he added, calling it a decent watch. Shrie Saikumaar Daara cranked the camera for the film.

Saravana Vasudevan scored the music and Srikanth Patnaik R was the editor. Vijay was the art director. The director Raam Ganni, before his film debut, was a jailor and utilised many real-life incidents and gave it a cinematic appeal with the treatment in The Trial. One hopes The Trial reaches out to a wider audience globally through the reach of a powerhouse like Amazon Prime Video.

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