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Wonka OTT release date in India - When and where to watch Timothée Chalamet's fantasy film for all subscribers

Discover the origins of Willy Wonka with Timothée Chalamet's captivating performance, available for all subscribers on OTT.

Wonka OTT release date in India - When and where to watch Timothée Chalamet's fantasy film for all subscribers

Last Updated: 08.38 PM, May 01, 2024


Wonka is finally ready for its full-fledged OTT premiere after being available for rent for a few months. The film will stream for all subscribers on JioCinema beginning on May 3, 2024. Wonka stars the magnificent Timothée Chalamet in the titular role, and in 2023, Paul King directed the musical fantasy comedy film based on the story, which he co-wrote with Simon Farnaby. Roald Dahl's 1964 book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features the character Willy Wonka, and the film traces his beginnings as a chocolatier.

Timothée Chalamet's transformation as Willy Wonka

Wonka recounts the fantastic tale of how the most famous chocolatier, magician, and inventor on the planet evolved into the adored Willy Wonka that we know and love today, and it is based on the remarkable character at the heart of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl's most famous and best-selling children's book.


Wonka features an ensemble cast that includes Timothée Chalamet, Calah Lane, Keegan-Michael Key, Paterson Joseph, Matt Lucas, Mathew Baynton, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson, Jim Carter, Olivia Colman, and Hugh Grant, to name a few.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) are the two previous live-action adaptations of Dahl's novel.

Musical fantasy and emotional depth in Wonka

The creative team at Wonka presents an enthralling medley of musical mayhem, emotional turmoil, and dazzling storytelling. Fantastic things in life start with a dream, and if you're fortunate enough to meet Willy Wonka, anything is possible. This incredibly creative and visually stunning film introduces audiences to a young Willy Wonka, who is full of ideas and determined to change the world, one delicious bite at a time.

After receiving favourable reviews from critics, Wonka became the eighth highest-grossing picture of 2023, making $632 million worldwide on a budget of $125 million. Chalamet received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor—Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and the film received a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film.

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