OTT streaming platforms have attained wide popularity among the Tamil audience in the last one year, thanks to the lockdown and Covid times. When people were locked inside their homes for a long time without any outside entertainment, OTT platforms turned out to be a big source of entertainment. Leading streaming giants like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Hotstar, Zee 5, earned high number of subscribers during the lockdown period. Each streaming platform acquired exciting movies for direct OTT release and the fans also had a great time watching them at the comfort of their homes. Having said that, one more streaming platform is all set to enter into the Tamil industry in style and the first official announcement regarding the same has been made.

Yes! Sony Liv platform, which enjoys high number of subscribers in North India, will be entering the Tamil industry very soon. If reports are to be believed, the Tamil contents will be available for streaming from June 2021. Popular producer and Founder of BOFTA Film Institute, Dhananjayan G will be heading the Tamil Content of Sony Liv and he took to his Twitter page to share this information. Dhananjayan tweeted, "@SonyLIV coming soon in Tamil with exciting Premiere of Film titles, Originals/Web Series & many more. Wait for official announcement in @SonyLIV soon". This tweet has excited the film buffs and has made them look forward to the exciting new releases.

Details regarding the subscription plans and launch date are yet to be known and we will update you about them in the coming days. According to several media reports, Kadaisi Vivasayi (Kaakka Muttai Manikandan's directorial), Karthick Naren's Naragasooran, Atharvaa's Thalli Pogathey, Arun Prabu Purushothaman's Vaazhl (produced by Sivakarthikeyan), will be the first set of movies that will be directly released on Sony Liv platform and an official word on the same is awaited. Additionally, it is said that the platform is also planning to execute original Tamil web series contents, as well.

It looks like Sony Liv is coming into the Tamil industry with a solid plan. Let's watch out!