Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s upcoming film ‘Ghoomketu’ will skip a theatrical release and hit digital platform, ZEE5 instead during the coronavirus lockdown.
It has been confirmed that the film directed by Pushpendra Nath Mishra and produced by Phantom Films and Sony Pictures Networks (SPN), will be available on the platform from Friday 22nd May. It also stars Ila Arun, Raghubir Yadav, Swanand Kirkire and Ragini Khanna. The film also marks special appearances by Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha, Chitrangada Singh, Lauren Gottlieb and filmmaker Nikhil Advani. It is helmed by Anurag Kashyap.
The film’s plotline says, “On his quest to come up with a great story, he is inspired by day-to-day mundane life activities. Will his ambition and determination exceed his talents? Or will a corrupt cop (Kashyap), who is on a mission to find Ghoomketu, put a brake on his 30-day escapade?”
Presenting @Nawazuddin_S in and as #Ghoomketu, an extraordinary story of a not-so-ordinary storyteller. Show us your excitement for this new movie below, premieres 22nd May.#IlaArun #RaghubirYadav @swanandkirkire #PushpendraMisra @anuragkashyap72 @mahonawala @Shibasishsarkar pic.twitter.com/iNrPU7F5ig
— ZEE5Premium (@ZEE5Premium) May 9, 2020
This is the first major film to release directly on a digital platform, skipping a theatrical release.