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'Kakuda' OTT release: Here's all you need to know

Filmmaker Aditya Sarpotdar's eagerly anticipated movie, "Kakuda," which was officially announced in 2021, has finally secured its digital premiere date and platform after three years. Starring Sonakshi Sinha, Riteish Deshmukh, and Saqib Saleem, the horror-comedy will debut on July 12, 2024 on ZEE5. The announcement of the OTT release date came alongside a new poster shared by ZEE5 on Instagram.

Set in the village of Ratodi, located in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, "Kakuda" explores a unique curse that has plagued the village for generations. According to the synopsis, every house in Ratodi possesses two doors—one normal-sized and the other unusually small.

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Director Aditya Sarpotdar expressed his enthusiasm for blending fear with laughter in "Kakuda," citing his fondness for the horror-comedy genre. He acknowledged the challenge of maintaining a delicate balance to simultaneously entertain and frighten viewers. Despite this, Sarpotdar is confident that "Kakuda" will resonate well with audiences.

Interestingly, Sarpotdar's recent film "Munjya," also in the horror-comedy genre, achieved considerable success at the box office. Starring Mona Singh, Abhay Verma, and Sharvari, "Munjya" was released theatrically on June 7, 2024.

Produced by Ronnie Screwvala and written by Avinash Diwedi and Chirag Garg, "Kakuda" promises a unique narrative steeped in supernatural elements and humor. With its star-studded cast and the director's adeptness at handling the genre, anticipation for the film's digital premiere continues to grow.

For fans of horror-comedy and enthusiasts of Indian cinema, "Kakuda" represents a promising addition to the genre, blending local folklore with modern storytelling techniques. As the release date approaches, audiences are eager to witness how Sarpotdar's vision unfolds on-screen, poised to deliver thrills and laughs in equal measure.

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