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Priyadarshan’s Hungama Sold To Disney-Hotstar At A Mere 30 Crores

Priyadarshan’s Hungama Sold To Disney-Hotstar At A Mere 30 Crores 19

Gone are the  days when  OTT platforms fell over one  another in pursuit  of big-budgeted  Bollywood big-screen  projects. Disney-Hotstar apparently  cut a very  hard  deal with  producer Ratan Jain before purchasing  his  new production a riotous  comedy  Hungama 2 .

An informed source reveals, “They(the  Hungama  producer Ratan Jain)  actually asked for a lot more, considering  director Priyadarshan’s first Hungama was  a hit. But that  was  18 years  ago. Today’s generation has moved on. Also, the  film has no face value(big stars). Not that stars  sell films on the OTT, the content does.”

Lately the  OTT platforms have begun to  exercise extreme caution about purchasing feature  films.

Says   the same  source, “Disney-Hotstar paid a massive  90 crore rupees  for  David Dhawan’s  Coolie No 1  and  it  was  a disaster. They’ve paid much less for Hungama 2. The star cast has no A-listers. Unless one…

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