Netflix acquires Uppena's digital rights for a whopping price, tentative release date locked

Mega hero Vaisshnav Tej and young actress, Krithi Shetty made a dream debut with Uppena which is setting new reocrds at the box office. The film has grossed well over Rs 70 crores till now and if it continues the good momentum, it might well enter the Rs 100 crores club which would be a mighty impressive achievement.
Written By Sathvik SV | Updated: February 24, 2021 14:36 IST
Netflix acquires Uppena's digital rights for a whopping price, tentative release date locked

Bollywood and Kollywood production houses are now queueing up to bag the remake rights of the Buchi Babu Sana directorial and remake the film in their respective languages. Coming to the topic, Netflix has apparently bagged the digital rights of Uppena after shelling out a whopping amount of Rs 7 crores. They have signed the agreement with Mythri Movie Makers and an official announcement on the same will be made soon.

 
In all likelihood, Uppena will be available for streaming on Netflix from 11th April. Mythri Movie Makers had promised distributors and exhibitors that Uppena will not be made available for streaming on digital platforms for at least 60 days from its theatrical release and they are abiding by the same now.
 
On a related note, rumors are rife that Vijay Sethupathi who played antagonist in Uppena had bagged the Tamil remake rights of the film and he plans to bankroll the project later this year.




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