Amazon Prime video has confirmed the release date of Jyothika starrer Ponmagal Vandhal. A little while ago on Friday morning, the makers announced that Ponmagal Vanthdhal will release directly on May 29th in Amazon Prime Video. This announcement has come as a shocker. Initially, Ponmagal Vandhal was speculated to have its release in Amazon prime video in the first week of April. Later, due to the intervention of Tamil Nadu theatre association, The makers of Ponmagal Vandhal had to drop their Digital release plans.
However, the deal was closed earlier itself with Amazon prime video. Yesterday Bollywood biggie, Gulabo Sitabo announced its digital release date boldly. Following this, Ponmagal Vandhal Makers have also gained the confidence and dare to go ahead with the announcement of digital release date. Actor Suriya has bankrolled Ponmagal Vanthal under his home banner 2D creations.
Suriya should be appreciated for making bold move and setting as example for small film makers. The Coronavirus pandemic seems to have no end any soon. Through out 2020, cinema theatres may not open for audience. The producers who ever have invested big bucks cannot risk postponing the release date. As of now, the alternate is direct to home OTT platforms.