Kerala Story Movie OTT Release Date Announced, when and where to watch: Adah Sharma-starrer 'The Kerala Story' is all set to make its debut on the digital platform. The OTT platform said on social media that the much-awaited film is set to premiere on February 16 on ZEE5. He expressed his excitement with a post titled, 'Finally the surprise most awaited movie coming soon to ZEE5!'. The film was one of the highest-grossing films of 2023 and the Supreme Court had to intervene to allow its screening in West Bengal after the state banned it. The top court had also asked Tamil Nadu to provide more security for its screening.
The story of the film revolves around three protagonists Shalini (played by Adah Sharma), Nimah (played by Yogita Bihani), and Geetanjali (played by Siddhi Idnani). These young women find themselves trapped in a web of manipulation laid by their roommate Asifa (played by Sonia Balani), who forces them to convert to another religion. Adah Sharma plays Shalini Unnikrishnan, who is persuaded to change her faith and adopt the new name Fatima Ba. She shares her harrowing journey of joining ISIS and being imprisoned in Afghanistan.
Divided into two parts, the first section of the film highlights the circumstances of the girls' conversion, while the latter focuses on Shalini's conversion to Fatima Ba and her subsequent involvement with a terrorist organization, culminating in her imprisonment in Afghanistan. Throws light.
The Kerala Story had earned more than Rs 300 crore at the box office. Expressing his excitement for the digital release of the film, producer Vipul Amrutlal Shah commented on the huge demand from fans eager to watch 'The Kerala Story' on OTT platforms. He emphasized the film's potential for repeat viewings, underscoring its relevance as a family-oriented viewing experience.
Director Sudipto Sen highlights the challenging task of translating such a sensitive subject into a compelling cinematic narrative. He pointed to the film's success at the box office as validation of its impact and urged those to experience it on ZEE5, emphasizing its authenticity and ability to reveal the harsh realities depicted in the story.
Adah Sharma appreciated the dedication and hard work efforts of the film's producers, Vipul Shah and Sudipto Sen. He celebrated the record-breaking success of the film in theaters and expressed hope for its digital release on ZEE5, which will increase its reach to the audience. Addressing the eager fans awaiting the release of the film, he was happy to answer the question as to when 'The Kerala Story' will be available on OTT platforms.
'The Kerala Story' garnered attention even before its release, with controversies surrounding its trailer's claims about missing women in Kerala. Despite objections and restrictions in some regions, the film emerged as one of the highest-grossing films of 2023.