Salaar: Prabhas’s cinematic triumph is now streaming on OTT
Dive into the epic world of Salaar, where power, bloodshed, and betrayal unfold against the backdrop of the dystopian city-state of Khansaar. Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire, directed by the visionary Prashanth Neel and produced by Vijay Kiragandur, has made its grand debut on the OTT platform Netflix. The Telugu epic action film boasts a stellar cast, led by the charismatic Prabhas and the versatile Prithviraj Sukumaran.
The narrative revolves around the intriguing friendship between Deva (Prabhas), a tribesman, and Varadha (Prithviraj), the prince of Khansaar. As a coup d’état brews among Varadha’s own kin and ministers, he seeks the assistance of Deva to secure his rightful place as the undisputed ruler of Khansaar. The fate of this violently contested kingdom hinges on the complex and fraught bond between these two friends-turned-foes.
Prabhas and Prithviraj Sukumaran headline the cast, infusing their characters with depth and intensity. Supported by a talented ensemble including Shruti Haasan, Jagapathi Babu, Bobby Simha, Tinnu Anand, Easwari Rao, Sriya Reddy, and Ramachandra Raju, the film promises a visual spectacle and compelling performances.
Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire stands out not just for its stellar cast but also for its technical brilliance. Ravi Basrur’s musical compositions add a layer of emotion and intensity, while Bhuvan Gowda’s cinematography captures the grandeur of the fictional world. Ujwal Kulkarni’s editing ensures a seamless narrative flow, enhancing the overall cinematic experience.
Upon its theatrical release on 22 December 2023, Salaar garnered a mixed-to-positive reception from critics. The film, made on a budget of ₹270 crores, emerged as a box office powerhouse, raking in over ₹705 crores. This monumental success solidified its position as the highest-grossing Telugu film of 2023 and the 11th highest-grossing Indian film of all time.
The digital streaming rights for all five languages were secured by Netflix, making Salaar available to audiences globally. Starting on 20 January 2024, the film will be now available in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam, bringing the saga of Khansaar to a wider audience.