Kartik Aaryan will be appearing on OTT platform soon, in a never-seen role with the movie Dhamaka. It is directed by Ram Madhavani who has directed the 2016 hit film Neerja. Kartik will be doing a journalist role in the film. It is an adaptation of the 2013 Korean thriller film The Terror Live.
Kartik Aaryan receives threat calls after he interviews a terrorist who blew up a bridge in the city. The film is bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala and is made under the banner of RSVP Movies. The shooting was filmed with multiple techniques and was wrapped up in just 10 days.
Dhamaka Star Cast
Earlier actress Yami Gautam was cast as Kartik’s wife in the movie but due to her busy date schedule, Mrunal Thakur replaced her role in the film. Kartik Aryan is playing the journalist Arjun Pahak’s role, Mrunal Thakur as his wife, Amruta Subhash is playing Arjun’s boss, it also features Vikash Kumar, and Vishwajeet Pradhan.
Dhamaka Digital Rights
Dhamaka storyline tells about Arjun Pathak’s journalist life where he gets in trouble after interviewing a terrorist who blew up a bridge. According to several reports of Netflix has acquired the Film’s digital rights at Rs 135 crore, which is the highest ever for any Bollywood film.
Earlier the Laxmii (2020) starring Akshay Kumar used to hold this record, which sold its digital rights to Disney+Hotstar to Rs 110 crores, Hence it will not release in theatres.
In Teaser and in Mood Promo Kartik is seen repeating only one line, “ Mein hoon Arjun Pathak, Bharosa 24/7 se, Jo Bhi Kahunga Sach Kahunga” which translates that, ”He is Arjun Pathak from Bharosa 24/7, whatever I say Shall Be the Truth.” a frustrated ex-news reporter who gets another chance after a call from a terrorist to interview him on live television.
Although the makers didn’t disclose anything on budget, seeing the production completed within 10 days, the budget of the film will be around 28-30 crore approx.
Dhamaka Trailer & Release Date
The teaser was released on 2 March 2021 and crossed 1.4cr+ views as of now and a Mood Promo was uploaded on 26 Sept 2021 and crossed 7 Lakh plus views in one day with 37k likes on the Netflix official YouTube channel.
According to ‘The Free Press Journal’ report that the film will likely be premiered on the streaming platform Netflix during Diwali November 2021, However, the distributors Netflix didn’t make any official announcement yet.
Latest Update: Trailer will be out on 19 Oct 2021
This is one of the most intense posters I have seen in recent times !
@TheAaryanKartik eyes speaks volume in the poster ! Super excited to see him in the #Dhamaka trailer tomorrow! 🤩🙌🏻 pic.twitter.com/SwgReyjp0a
— Sumit Kadel (@SumitkadeI) October 18, 2021
— Ram Madhvani (@RamKMadhvani) September 26, 2021