Dhanush's third Hindi film Atrangi Re will have a direct OTT release and the official announcement on the same was made this morning (November 23). This announcement has come as an unexpected development as people anticipated the movie to release in theatres, considering the fact that the theatres have reopened across the country. The reason behind opting for a direct OTT release is not known. Atrangi Re will be Dhanush's second direct OTT release film after Jagame Thandhiram which was out on Netflix. Atrangi Re will stream on the Disney Hotstar streaming platform on December 24, ahead of the Christmas weekend and the makers are all set to release the film's trailer tomorrow (November 24).

The trailer will give us a clear picture of the film's core premise and its central characters and the fans are already looking forward to seeing the promo video. Atrangi Re features Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan as the other leads and this colourful casting equation is going to be one of the major highlights of the movie. Dhanush will be seen playing the character of Vishu, while Sara Ali Khan plays Rinku. Dimple Hayathi and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub would be seen playing supporting roles in this film which has cinematography by Pankaj Kumar and editing by Hemal Kothari.

The story of Atrangi Re is written by Himanshu Sharma, while it is produced by T-Series and Colour Yellow Productions, in association with Cape of Good Films. Atrangi Re is directed by Aanand L Rai who launched Dhanush in Hindi cinema with Raanjhanaa. The film has music composed by A.R.Rahman and the legendary composer's work is going to play a vital role in elevating the film to higher levels. Dhanush has lent his voice to a song in this film and we can expect the song to be released very soon. For now, check out the official announcement on the direct OTT release of Dhanush - Akshay Kumar starrer Atrangi Re here: