Sanjay Dutt’s ‘Torbaaz’ to release on an OTT platform in October


After giving digital hits like Bhuj: The Pride of India and Sadak 2, Sanjay Dutt is ready for another digital hit. According to the reports from Mid-day, the actor’s long-in-the-making film, Torbaaz, has been picked up by Netflix and is tentatively scheduled for an October release.

A source also reveals, “The OTT giant will announce its new slate this week. Torbaaz, which revolves around child suicide bombers in Afghanistan, is one of the many films that it has acquired in the past month. Though the release date of each project has yet to be determined, the Girish Malik-directed venture is pacing towards completion.” Nargis Fakhri will also be seen in the movie, the actress had gone on floors in Kyrgyzstan, in December 2017. After a rash of irregular schedules, the makers had finally wrapped up the shoot in February 2019.

Producer Rahul Mittra had remained indirect about the Netflix deal, “We are in talks with big OTT players, but let’s wait for the final announcement”, said to mid-day.

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