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Ezra featuring Emraan Hashmi to release directly on Amazon Prime Video

OTT is emerging once again as all cinema halls remain close indefinitely. Akshay Kumar’s Bell Bottom, Farhan Akhtar’s Toofaan, Vidya Balan’s Sherni and, Saif Ali Khan and Arjun Kapoor’s Bhoot Police among others have already headed to OTT while many others are soon expected to follow the suit.

According to reports, even Emraan Hashmi’s supernatural horror thriller Ezra will directly release on OTT platform – Amazon Prime Video. The streaming giant Amazon Prime Video has bought the film for a direct-to-web release and will premiere it sometime around July 2021. The 2017 Malyalam movie remake is the fourth Bollywood title Amazon Prime has acquired in the last three months. The movie will be Emraan’s third web venture after Tiger (2014) and Bard of blood (2019)

On the other hand, Emraan took to his Instagram handle and shared a snippet of the song – Lut Gaye, from his first feature this year, thanking his incredible fan army. The ‘Jannat’ actor captioned the post as, “#LutGaye has marked 700M views on YouTube and we couldn’t be happier! Thank you so much for all the love. Tune in now. #LoveYouToDeath”.

The ‘Murder’ fame actor seems to have a busy upcoming schedule while Ezra will be Emraan Hashmi’s second release of this year after Sanjay Gupta’s Mumbai Saga that pitted him against John Abraham on screen. The actor also has an intriguing psychological thriller Chehre ready for release once cinemas re-open. On the lineup front, Emraan will next shoot for Salman Khan’s Tiger 3 as soon as shootings in Mumbai resume. He will then move to Balwinder Singh Januja’s slice-of-life film, Sab First Class Hai followed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte’s Vayusena based on the life of IAF Officer KC Kuruvilla.