- Kannur Squad was released in theaters on September 28
- The movie may come on OTT in November
- SonyLiv reportedly paid a whopping amount to buy the rights
With his criminal thriller “Kannur Squad,” Mammootty is back on the big screen, and viewers have been praising it for keeping them on the edge of their seats. Due to the film’s popularity, there has been talk of its OTT release even though it was released on September 28 only, in theatres. According to rumors, a major OTT platform has purchased the digital rights to Kannur Squad. The Roby Varghese Raj-directed police procedural’s digital rights were reportedly purchased by Sony LIV for the biggest sum it has ever paid for a Malayalam movie.
When and where to Watch Kannur Squad
According to the grapevine, Sony Liv has bought the rights for the movie’s digital premiere but there is nothing official about it. The movie, which is anticipated to do well at the box office, could only be released on the platform in November 2023, following its run in theatres. RDX and King of Kotha, recent films, have already appeared on streaming services before the 41-day window, although Kannur Squad, a Mammootty Kampany production, is anticipated to follow the Film Exhibitors United Organisation of Kerala FEUOK’s regulations.
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Official Trailer and Plot of Kannur Squad
George Martin, the movie’s main character, is renowned for his unconventional approaches to solving crimes. He is supported by a group of talented and devoted officials, each of whom contributes a special set of talents. They unearth a network of corruption and conspiracy as they probe deeper into the investigations, which directs them to influential people in society.
The movie touted as a thriller, is made by Mammotty through his own production company. The movie has prominent performances by Mammootty, Resh Lamba, Sajin Cherukayil, Shebin Benson, Rony David, N.P. Nisa, Shabareesh Varma, Deepak Parambol, Nalneesh Neel, Gibin Gopinath, and Azeez Nedumangad. Together with the actor Rony David Raj, Muhammed Shafi wrote the screenplay. The music was created by Sushin Shyam. Together with Praveen Prabhakar, Muhammed Rahila is in charge of the film’s cinematography. Praveen Prabhakar is the editor. Roby Verghese Raj is the director of the movie.
Reception of Kannur Squad
The movie Kannur Squad debuted to generally favourable reviews. Trade analysts claim that the movie made Rs 2 crore on its opening day, and given the long weekend and the great critical reception, further screenings have been added in theatres all around Kerala. IMDB has given the movie a rating of 9/10.