Mumbai, 11th February 2024: Salaar, the cinematic masterpiece that took 2023 by storm, securing its position among the year’s major hits, has once again made headlines with its recent move into the realm of online streaming. Initially released in December, the film, directed by the acclaimed Prashant Neel of KGF fame, not only garnered massive profits but also earned international acclaim.
As a much-anticipated creation from the director of the blockbuster KGF series, Salaar generated significant buzz prior to its release, eventually claiming the title of the biggest opening film of 2023.
OTT Streaming Journey:
Prabhas enthusiasts eagerly awaited the film’s OTT release, and their patience was rewarded about a month ago when Salaar made its debut on Netflix. However, the initial streaming was confined to South Indian languages, including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada. Responding to the fervent demand from fans, the makers have now unveiled an English dubbed version of the film for a broader audience.
Global Release Announcement:
The announcement came via a social media post by the film’s production company on Tuesday. In the caption, the company revealed that the English dubbed version, titled Salaar Ceasefire, is now available for a worldwide audience on Netflix. This move was prompted by the overwhelming demand from fans eager to experience the film in the global lingua franca.
Hindi Fans Express Disappointment:
While the decision to release the English version was met with enthusiasm by many, the Hindi-speaking fanbase expressed disappointment once again. Prabhas’ Hindi admirers had been eagerly awaiting the release of the Hindi dubbed version since the film’s theatrical debut. The sequential release in South Indian languages and now in English has left the Hindi audience longing for their turn.
Directed by Prashant Neel and produced under the banner of Hombale Films, Salaar boasts a stellar cast. Prabhas takes the lead role, supported by an ensemble cast featuring Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, Ishwari Rao, Shriya Reddy, Tinu Anand, and Jagapathi Babu.
As the cinematic journey of Salaar continues, the release of its English dubbed version ensures that the film’s global impact reaches even greater heights, captivating audiences worldwide.