MUMBAI: Video on demand service Mela has acquired the streaming service rights of Sujoy Ghosh‘s Kahaani.
The film will start airing on the service from 20 April.
“Mela is thrilled to announce that we have acquired non-exclusive online rights to the hugely successful and highly popular recent Bollywood hit, Kahaani. The film‘s release on Mela comes a month after its theatrical premiere in India. We will provide distribution of the film on the Mela Movies iPad App and Roku channel starting 20 April,” the company said.
The Sujoy Ghosh-directed film stars Vidya Balan as a 7-month pregnant woman who travels to Kolkata in search of her missing husband only to find that everyone she asks his information from claim that no such person exists. The film received instant public and critical acclaim upon its theatrical release on 9 March collecting praise for its cinematography, originality, screenplay, and performances.
Kahaani arrives on the heels of last year‘s hit The Dirty Picture that earned Vidya Balan the best actress Filmfare award.
Mela‘s services are available worldwide.