Salaar Part 1 – Ceasefire Set for OTT Release on NetflixSalaar Part 1 OTT
The much-awaited action film “Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire” is set to release on the popular OTT platform Netflix on January 12, 2024. The film had a theatrical release on December 22, 2023 and has been performing exceptionally well at the box office with a gross collection of Rs 391 crore so far. “Salaar” features pan-India superstar Prabhas along with a talented ensemble cast including Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, Jagapathi Babu and others.
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OTT Release Date
After a successful run of 3 weeks in theaters, the distribution rights for “Salaar” digital streaming have been acquired by Netflix. The film will be available to stream worldwide on Netflix from January 12, 2024. This early digital release is expected to boost viewership and enable fans who haven’t caught the film in theaters to now watch it from the comfort of their homes.
“Salaar” is an action saga set in the fictional dystopian land of Khansaar. It chronicles the friendship and eventual rivalry between Deva, an tribesman played by Prabhas, and Vardha, the crown prince portrayed by Prithviraj. Deva helps Vardha gain control of Khansaar leading to the formation of a secret society. However, differing ideologies drive a wedge between the friends as they become adversaries. The movie is filled with intense drama, high-octane action sequences and stunning visuals.
Lead Cast and Characters
- Prabhas as Deva: A strong and skilled tribesman who helps Vardha take control of Khansaar
- Prithviraj Sukumaran as Vardha: The crown prince of Khansaar who allies with Deva
- Shruti Haasan as Aadya: Deva’s love interest
- Jagapathi Babu as Rajamanya: Deva’s uncle and mentor
- Bobby Simha as Baahubali: A ruthless commander in Vardha’s army
- Tinnu Anand as I.G. Avinash Khanna: A cop investigating the secret societies
- Easwari Rao as Devasena: Deva’s mother
- Sriya Reddy as Shalini: An oracle entrusted with protecting an ancient secret
Other supporting cast includes Meenakshi Chaudhary, Saran Shakthi, Madhu Guruswamy and others. The film is written and directed by Prashanth Neel.
Early Reviews and Audience Reception
“Salaar” has opened to postiive reviews from both critics and general audiences:
- Rating of 6.8/10 on IMDb signifying above average reviews.
- 4/5 star average rating on BookMyShow based on over 50,000 user reviews.
- Appreciation for performances by lead cast, action choreography and visual spectacle.
- The mass entertainer elements have resonated well with general audiences.
The strong word-of-mouth powered its box office success crossing Rs 500 crore gross worldwide. The film is now eagerly awaited by fans to watch Prabhas in an intense new avatar on Netflix.
Why Watch It?
Here are 5 key reasons why action film lovers and Prabhas fans should catch “Salaar” on Netflix:
- Prabhas in a Violent New Avatar: The pan-India superstar sheds his boyish charm to play a rugged and volatile tribesman Deva. His physical transformation and intense performance is a highlight.
- Prithviraj as the Antagonist: The Malayalam star enacts the role of Vardha with restraint while conveying icy menace. His scenes with Prabhas promise great confrontations.
- Large Scale Action Spectacle: Director Prashanth Neel is known for extravagant action set-pieces as seen in the “KGF” franchise. Expect ambitious choreography and lavish production design.
- Stellar Supporting Cast: Veterans like Jagapathi Babu and Tinnu Anand lend solid support alongside Bobby Simha playing the main villain.
- Storyline with Mythology: The fictional land of Khansaar has traces of Hindu mythology and stories about secret societies that adds intrigue for audiences.
With its theatrical run winding down, “Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire” gears up for its digital premiere on Netflix on January 12, 2024. Prabhas’ mass appeal, Prashanth Neel’s vision scale of vision and an ensemble cast elevates this action extravaganza into a must-watch. So block your calendars and catch Salaar on Netflix!
Table: Lead Cast Details
|A strong and skilled tribesman who helps Vardha take control of Khansaar
|The crown prince of Khansaar who allies with Deva
|Deva’s love interest
|Deva’s uncle and mentor
|A ruthless commander in Vardha’s army