What date and time is Babli Bouncer expected to be released for OTT streaming worldwide and who will be joining Tamannaah in the film’s cast?
Everyone needs a good laugh on the weekend after a long week at work or school; Luckily, Babli Bouncer is here to put a smile on your face.
With over 23 million views of the official YouTube trailer, this Hindi comedy with its humble story about a bouncer in Delhi has certainly caught the attention of fans worldwide.
So when is Babli Bouncer expected to release, which OTT platform will be streaming the film and who is joining the cast?
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What is Babli Bouncer?
Babli Bouncer is an upcoming Hindi comedy directed by Madhur Bhandarkar (Indu Sarkar and Fashion) and produced by Star Studios and Junglee Pictures.
The film tells the story of a small town girl named Babli, played by Tamannaah, who moves from her remote village of Asola Fatepur to the bustling city of Delhi to pursue a career.
However, Babli is a unique personality and takes great pride in her physique, which allows her to intimidate most of the men at her local outdoor gym.
She decides that her career path will be to become a bouncer for a high-profile establishment, as the film “explores the different facets of the profession, which is usually male-dominated”.
Speaking to Hindustan Times, director Madhur Bhandarkar said, “I’m known for making films on subjects that no one has touched before.
“I found the world of bouncers very interesting, but female bouncers are new. Then we did some research and found out how most of the bouncers are from Haryana. They come to Delhi-Mumbai to work.” – Madhur Bhandarkar, via The Hindustan Times.
Babli Bouncer: OTT streaming release explained
Babli Bouncer will be released for OTT streaming on Friday, September 23 via Disney Plus Hotstarapprox.
An exact release time has not yet been publicly announced, but the new film is expected to release at 00:00 IST, in line with the platform’s typical update window for original content.
Disney Plus Hotstar is available to new customers through the following membership subscriptions:
- Premium – Rs 1499 per year, ad-free, four devices with 4K resolution
- Super – Rs 899 per year, ad-supported, two devices with Full HD resolution
- Mobile – Rs 499 per year, ad-supported, HD resolution device
The mobile plan is also available from Rs 199 for six months and Rs 49 for one month.
The film has a reported running time of two hours and 52 minutes and is set to be released in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil.
“Babli is very spirited, witty, bindas, cheeky and romantic at heart. I’ve never starred in a character like that in my film before… We wanted to make a light-hearted comedy, but at the same time you’ll find the characters very real. They are not exaggerated, a bit far fetched from reality.” – Madhur Bhandarkar, via The Hindustan Times.
Meet the cast of Babli Bouncer
Alongside Tammannah in the cast of Babli Bouncer is:
- Tamannaah as Babli
- Abhishek Bajaj
- Sahil Vaid as Kukku
- Saanand Verma as Jaggi Paaji
- Saurab Shukla
- Sabyasachi Chakrabarty
- Karan Singh Chhabra as Mannu
- Sunil Yadav as an ice cream vendor
- Manish Gaharwar
- Anushka Luhar as Natasha
- Joynal Abeden
- Pyarali Nayani
“To me, Tamannaah did a great job aside from delivering the accented dialogue. I’m telling you, you’ve never seen her like this before. That’s why I call it a game changer; it’s a very charged word. After the release of this film there will be a paradigm shift in her career. People will say, ‘Where has she been all these years?’” – Madhur Bhandarkar, via The Hindustan Times.
By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]
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