The rise of online streaming services in recent trends has proved to be a boon for films. The film consumption habits of the average Indian are witnessing a paradigm shift. As the OTT industry continues to grow, syndication has prominently become a source of revenue generation. So, here are the costliest films possessed by these digital platforms.
Netflix bought the superstar Salman Khan starrer 'Dabangg' for 8* Crore INR. The popular Chulbul Pandey action thriller worked magic during its theatrical run and then later on OTT platforms.
The bearded beast won a lot of hearts and also, garnered a lot of negative criticism for its blatant chauvinism. Regardless, it was a blockbuster and has been acquired by Netflix for 9* Crore INR.
The highest-grossing domestic film of all time closed a deal with Netflix for a whopping 10* Crore INR. And this is when the satellite rights for the film were already sold for 75 Crores.
Baahubali: The Beginning
The SS Rajamouli film took the entire country by storm and left even mainstream Hindi films behind. The epic notched up when Netflix India bought the digital rights for 11* Crore INR.
Tiger Zinda Hai
This Salman Khan action-thriller is not only one of the most expensive Indian films of all time but also has a worldwide collection of 5.65 billion INR. It was bought by Amazon Prime for 12* Crore INR.
Rajinikanth is on a murderous rampage in the film and the film was excelling at the Box Office. Amazon Prime has bought the OTT rights for the Rajinikanth starrer for 12.5* Crores INR.
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
The mighty periodic drama turned out to be the first blockbuster of 2020. Hotstar bought the Ajay Devgn starrer epic for a tremendous 13* Crore INR.
The second Salman Khan starrer to make it to the costliest OTT film is the 2016 sports drama. The film was bought by Amazon Prime for 19* Crore INR.
This Salman Khan blockbuster surpassed the 100 Crore mark on its opening weekend and was bought by Amazon Prime for 21* Crore INR.
Baahubali: The Conclusion
The SS Rajamouli film that turned Prabhas into a superstar overnight raked 1,810 Crores worldwide and was later acquired by Netflix for 25* Crore INR.
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