Shahrukh Khan’s Dunki OTT Release: Jio Cinema Reportedly Bags the Rights for Rs 155 Crores

According to the latest reports, Shahrukh Khan and Rajkumar Hirani's magnum opus Dunki is sold to Jio Cinema for a whopping amount. Read on to know more deets, inside.

  • Jio Cinema Bags the rights for Shahrukh Khan’s Dunki
  • Shahrukh Khan and Tapsee Pannu play the lead in the movie
  • The movie is based on the problem of Donkey flight

Shah Rukh Khan is eagerly anticipating the release of his next two films this year after appearing in the greatest box office hit of the year, Pathaan. The first of them is Jawan, whose prevue or trailer was released on Monday, July 10, nearly two months before its theatrical premiere on September 7. Shah Rukh will return to the big screen three months after the Atlee-directed film in Rajkumar Hirani’s social comedy Dunki, which hits theatres on December 22 just in time for Christmas and New Year’s celebrations.

According to the most recent reports, Dunki has already made Rs 155 crore thanks to the OTT rights to the movie being purchased by Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance-owned JioCinema for this enormous figure. This is the biggest contract ever in Indian film history for a single-language release. The digital rights of Dunki were sold in such a big amount that it even surpassed what Shahrukh Khan’s Jawaan got for OTT rights from Netflix.

When and Where to Watch Dunki

Media reports suggest that Jio Cinema has bought the rights of Shahrukh Khan starrer Dunki for a whopping amount. However, as per the deal, the movie will start streaming only after the theatrical run of the movie ends. Viewers will need to have a subscription to watch the movie or not will be decided later by the streamer.

Movie/Show Name OTT Platform Release Date Language
Dunki Jio Cinema To be Announced Hindi

Official Trailer and Plot

According to reports, Dunki is a social drama centred on the problem of “Donkey Flight,” which is a nomenclature related to border immigration. Donkey flight refers to the illegal practice of travelling through several other countries before entering a foreign country. Thousands of young people resort to it every year after trying unsuccessfully to enter the desired nation legally. According to reports, Dunki is the tale of a Punjabi man’s perilous voyage of migrating to Canada.

Shahrukh Khan and Tapsee Pannu along with Boman Irani star in the Rajkumar Hirani directorial.


Shahrukh Khan and Rajkumar Hirani’s team released the title announcement of the movie last year and it has been viewed by 12 million views to date. This shows the excitement the movie has created among the audiences.