Hungama 2 directed by Priyadarshan makes a wave in OTT platforms. Hungama 2 topped the list of most-watched movies in the country between July 26 and August 1. Ormax Media, a media consulting firm, has compiled a list of the most viewed movies on OTT.
Seven million people watched the movie through the Disney+ Hotstar. Hostel Days Season 2, an Amazon Prime video show with five million viewers, is in second place. Mimi, released on Netflix, is the third. The City of Dreams S2, which was streamed on Hotstar, and Rakesh Omprakash's Toofan, which was released by Amazon Prime Video, ranked fourth and fifth.
The film Hungama2 is a remake of the Malayalam film Minnaram. Hotstar acquired the rights to the film for Rs 30 crore. The film stars Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty, Praneetha Subhash, and Meesan Jaffrey in the lead roles.
Meanwhile, director Priyadarshan has a lot in his kitty. He is preparing for his new movie Marakkar: The Lion of Arabian Sea to release. He announced a sports movie with Mohanlal earlier. Priyadarshan had revealed that Mohanlal will be joining his film after finishing Barroz and will be making a boxing-themed film.
Priyadarshan was planning to launch a sports film with Mohanlal in August 2021. The shooting stalled for months following the expansion of Covid19