Popular Malayalam producer Anto Joseph, in a statement, confirmed that Fahadh Faasil's Malik and Prithviraj Sukumaran's Cold Case will skip theatrical releases due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. On Thursday (June 17), Amazon Prime Video released a promo with an interesting lineup of films to release in June. Looking at the promo, one is sure that Prithviraj's Cold Case is all set for a release on the OTT platform on June 30. The actor who plays a police officer in the film took to Instagram to announce the release date of the film.
Cold Case is helmed by cinematographer-turned-director Tanu Balak with a script written by Sreenath V. Apart from Prithviraj, Cold Case marks Tamil actress Aditi Balan's debut in Malayalam. The film is jointly produced by Anto Joseph Films and Plan J Studios. In a statement, Anto Joseph explained why he opted for OTT release. he wrote, "These films will only recover their production costs only if 100 percent occupancy is allowed. Since there is no clarity on when the theatres will reopen and given the existing economic hurdles, I’m trying for an OTT release for these films."