Fahadh Faasil is one of the highly talented actors we have in the country and he has quite a few interesting projects in the lineup. One of the most anticipated films in his upcoming lineup is Malik, directed by Mahesh Narayanan of Take Off and C U Soon fame. Malik is a political crime drama that features Fahadh Faasil in the lead role, as Sulaiman Malik, a leader of a coastal village. The young and talented Nimisha Sajayan will be seen paired opposite Fahadh in this film which also has the likes of Joju George, Vinay Forrt, Maala Parvathi, Dilessh Pothan, Divya Prabha, Indrans, Appani Sarath, Sudhi Koppa, and others.

Produced by Anto Joseph Film Company, the film has music composed by Sushin Shyam and cinematography by Sanu Varghese. Malik was scheduled to release in theatres on May 13 for the Ramzan weekend and the fans were eagerly waiting for the d-day. However, the plans were scrapped due to the closing down of theatres, following the second wave of Covid 19. Following a brief wait, the producer of the film, Anto Joseph has now initiated steps towards releasing the film directly on an OTT platform. Anto Joseph confirmed the news through an official statement in which it has been mentioned that Malik and Prithviraj's Cold Case would be going for a direct OTT release.

Reports suggest that Malik might be acquired by Amazon Prime Video, but an official word in that regard is awaited. This confirmation from producer Anto Joseph about Malik's OTT release has now created a huge buzz on social media and has got a mixed reaction from the fans. Those who expected to see the film on the big screen will now have to settle down for an OTT viewing. More details regarding the film's release plans are awaited. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.