Due to Covid 19 pandemic, entertainment industry has been going through a huge turmoil. Several directors and producers have been taking the digital route in order to release their movies instead of waiting for the theatres to open. So, digital renaissance has started in India definitely. Lucrative offers are given by the OTT platforms to the top actors in Bollywood. Now, we have come to know that Shahid has given his nod for the digital debut.
According to our sources, “Shahid has been locked for several projects for Netflix. He has signed a huge deal to the tune of Rs 100 crore with the digital streaming platform. Shahid will not only make his digital debut with a Netflix film or series but he will also be top lining different projects. One of them happens to be a concept driven fiction series, details of which are under wraps as of now. He has already signed on the dotted line for the same.” On the occasion, we have tried to contact Shahid Kapoor’s spokesperson for a response. However, we could not reach him.
Previously, it has been heard that Guneet Monga has talked with Shahid to play Surya’s role in the Soorarai Pottru Hindi remake. It has been said “It will be a mix of films and shows that he has committed to. If the Soorarai Pottru remake happens, it will be only for web; that’s the plan as of now. Apart from that, Shahid is also doing another action thriller to be directed by Aditya Nimbalkar. That also might be a direct to OTT film. Although the projects have not been completely locked, Shahid has signed the overall deal and committed to work with Netflix on several projects in the near future.” Both Hrithik Roshan and Ajay Devgn have been signed by Disney Hotstar at a record amount also according to the reports. Hrithik Roshan is expected to receive 80 crore for his Netflix projects in total.