- Mammootty is back with his favourite genre of police-crime drama.
- Disney+ Hotstar has paid a huge amount for a Malayalam movie for the first time
- The movie was rumoured to be released on SonyLiv earlier, but Disney+ Hotstar won the race
Mammootty is back on the big screen with his criminal thriller “Kannur Squad,” and fans are praising it for keeping them on the edge of their seats. Even though the movie had just been released, the public eagerly awaited its OTT release due to its immense popularity. As has been informed earlier, Kannur Squad’s digital rights have been acquired by a major over-the-top platform. The digital rights to the police procedural, helmed by Roby Varghese Raj, have been acquired by Disney+ Hotstar for the most amount it has ever paid for a Malayalam film. And now they have announced the release date of the movie.
When and Where to Watch Kannur Squad
Earlier, it was rumoured that Sony Liv had bought the rights to the digital premiere of Mammootty’s Kannur Squad, but according to the latest information, Disney+ Hotstar is the chosen destination for the movie’s release. Disney+ Hotstar has announced the release date of the movie to be November 17th. As was anticipated, Mammooty’s movie is being released on OTT after the mandatory 41-day rules set forth by the Film Exhibitors United Organisation of Kerala (FEUOK). Viewers will need to have a subscription to the digital giant to watch the movie.
|Name of the Movie||Kannur Squad|
|OTT Platform||Disney+ Hotstar|
|OTT Release Date||November 17|
|Cast||Mammootty, Resh Lamba|
|Language||Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada|
— Disney+ Hotstar (@DisneyPlusHS) November 9, 2023
Official Trailer and Plot of Kannur Squad
The protagonist of the film, George Martin, is well known for using unusual methods to solve murders. He is assisted by a team of gifted and committed officials, each of whom brings a unique set of skills to the table. As they dig deeper into the investigations, they uncover a web of corruption and conspiracy that points them in the direction of powerful figures in society.
Cast and Crew Of Kannur Squad
Mammootty, Resh Lamba, Sajin Cherukayil, Shebin Benson, Rony David, N.P. Nisa, Shabareesh Varma, Deepak Parambol, Nalneesh Neel, Gibin Gopinath, and Azeez Nedumangad are among the actors who make notable appearances in the film. Muhammed Shafi and actor Rony David Raj wrote the screenplay. Sushin Shyam composed the music. Muhammad Rahila is in charge of the film’s cinematography, together with Praveen Prabhakar. Editor Praveen Prabhakar is in charge of editing. The director of the film is Roby Verghese Raj. Mammootty Kampany Productions produced the movie.
Reception of Kannur Squad
Reviews for Kannur Squad were largely positive when it first came out. According to trade analysts, the film earned Rs 2 crore on its first day of release. Because of the long weekend and positive reviews, more screenings have been added in theatres throughout Kerala, when released. The movie has an 8.4 rating on IMDB, with 3k votes.