Prabhas’ action drama Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire, which released in theatres in December 2023, has been a blockbuster hit in multiple languages. However, the Hindi version of the film was not available on Netflix, where the other versions were streamed. Now, the makers have announced that the Hindi version will be released on Disney+ Hotstar from February 16.
Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire – a massive success
Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire, directed by Prashanth Neel, who also helmed the KGF franchise, is a high-octane action thriller set in the fictional world of Khansaar. The film stars Prabhas as Salaar, a rebel leader who wages a war against the tyrannical ruler of Khansaar, played by Prithviraj Sukumaran. The film also features Shruti Haasan as the female lead, and Jagapathi Babu, Sriya Reddy, and Ravi Kishan in supporting roles.
The film, which released on December 22, 2023, received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, and broke several box office records. The film collected over 405 crore in India and 700+ crore worldwide, making it one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time. The film also performed well in the overseas markets, especially in the US, UAE, and Australia. The film was praised for its stunning visuals, gripping storyline, powerful performances, and electrifying action sequences.
Salaar Hindi version – a much-awaited digital premiere
The film was released on Netflix in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam, along with English subtitles, on January 20, 2024. The film received an overwhelming response from the viewers, and became the most-watched film on the platform. The film also debuted on the social platform in English, and garnered positive feedback from the global audience.
However, the Hindi version of the film was missing from the OTT platform, leaving the fans disappointed and curious. Many fans wondered why the Hindi version was not released on Netflix, and when and where they could watch it. Some fans even watched the film with English subtitles, as they did not want to miss the spectacle.
Finally, the makers have put an end to the speculation and announced that the Hindi version of the film will be released on Disney+ Hotstar from February 16. The makers shared the news on social media, along with a poster of the film, featuring Prabhas in a fierce avatar. The caption read, “Tumne bulaya aur Salaar chala aaya #SalaarHindi streaming from Feb 16th. #Salaar #SalaarOnHotstar #SalaarCeaseFire @DisneyPlusHS #Prabhas #PrashanthNeel @PrithviOfficial @shrutihaasan @VKiragandur @hombalefilms @ChaluveG @IamJagguBhai @sriyareddy @RaviBasrur @bhuvangowda84 @vchalapathi_art @anbariv @SalaarTheSaga”
Salaar Part 2 – a cliffhanger ending
The film ends with a cliffhanger, as Salaar and his army face a deadly attack from the enemy forces, and the fate of the characters is left unknown. The film also reveals a surprise twist, that sets the stage for the sequel, Salaar Part 2: Shouryanga Parvam. The sequel is expected to be bigger and better than the first part, and will conclude the epic saga of Salaar and Khansaar.
The sequel is currently in the pre-production stage, and the shooting is expected to begin soon. The makers have not revealed the release date of the sequel, but the fans are eagerly waiting for the announcement. The sequel is likely to feature the same cast and crew as the first part, and will be produced by Vijay Kiragandur under his banner Hombale Films.