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The Vaccine War on OTT: Where to watch the Nana Patekar, Pallavi Joshi starrer after its theatrical run

The hard-hitting film, which also stars Raima Sen, Anupam Kher and Sapthami Gowda, is slated to release on September 28, 2023

The Vaccine War on OTT: Where to watch the Nana Patekar, Pallavi Joshi starrer after its theatrical run
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Last Updated: 01.14 PM, Sep 27, 2023


Nana Patekar’s upcoming film, ‘The Vaccine War’, is all set to hit the big screens tomorrow, that is, September 28, 2023. The film ‘The Vaccine War’, which has been directed by Vivek Agnihotri, is a hard-hitting film that is not just about India’s contribution in the making of the vaccine but also the brains who had worked relentlessly to give a breakthrough in the vaccine arena. The film is touted to be India’s first ever 'bio-science film'.

Ahead of the film’s theatrical release (which happens tomorrow, September 28, 2023), we have got to know where the film ‘The Vaccine War’ will be streaming on OTT. The Nana Patekar starrer film ‘The Vaccine War’ is now all set for an OTT release after its theatrical run. And the OTT platform, which we have got to know that will be streaming ‘The Vaccine War’ is Disney+ Hotstar.

About the film ‘The Vaccine War’

While on the topic of the film ‘‘The Vaccine War’, let us tell you that, the film has been touted as India’s first ever bio-science film. The film sees the central role of Balram Bhargava being portrayed by Nana Patekar. For the unversed, Balram Bhargava happens to be the former Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The film follows the path of persistent and committed scientists and their journey in developing the much-needed COVID-19 vaccine, which is not just indigenous, but also extremely affordable.

You can check the film's trailer here:

Vivek Agnihotri’s insights

In an exclusive interview with OTTplay, the film’s director Vivek Agnihotri had said that the film has been based on Dr Balram Bhargava's non-fiction book, ‘Going Viral: The Making of Covaxin’. He also spoke about the kind of intensive research and long and detailed interviews of the scientists which his team conducted incessantly with their families. The team also ensured that, to understand the total reality of the situation, even the watchmen and canteen guys were also interviewed. Vivek also revealed that they have actually used real names of a few people in the film.

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