Corona Papers OTT Release Date, OTT Platform, Time, Cast, Watch Online

Corona Papers Movie OTT Release Date, Time, Cast, OTT platform, Trailer, and many more details can be checked in this article. Corona Papers movie will be premiered on 05 May 2023 on Hotstar. There are many remakes happening right now across languages, because of the OTT revolution, every film to be able to see be it audience or makers, and if any movie becomes a blockbuster and it has a good story, then other industry makers will buy the rights and remakes the film according to their sensibilities. Right now, the Bollywood industry has been remaking most films, and now Malayalam maker Priyadarshan is geared up to remake a Tamil blockbuster film ‘8 Thottakkal’ starring Vetri as the lead and which was released in 2017.

Corona Papers OTT Release Date(2023)

8 Thottakkal is being remade in Tamil with the title called Corona Papers starring Shane Nigam, Shine Tom Chacko, Siddique, and Jeanpaul Lal. Corona Paper’s first look has been unviled by Pranav Mohanlal, Kalyani Priyadarshan, and Keerthy Suresh through their social media handle. Corona Papers makers planning to release the film in April. Stay tuned to know more about the film.

Corona Papers Movie OTT Release Date, Digital Rights, and Satellite Rights

Corona Papers is under production and very soon they will wrap the shoot, simultaneously post-production work is going in full swing. Priyadharshan is the most renowned filmmaker as he did many films across the languishes his last film was Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian sea which was released in 2021 and he directed the episode called Summer of 92 in an anthology called Navarasa which was released in 2021 on Netflix. Apart from Corona Papersm, he is been doing a Malayalam series with Netflix, which is also said to be an anthology.

Movie NameCorona Papers
OTT PlatformDisney + Hotstar
OTT Release Date05 May 2023
Theatrical Release Date06 April 2023
StarringShane Nigam, Gayathrie Shankar, Siddique, Shine Tom Chacko, and Jeanpaul Lal, and others
Film IndustryMollywood

Corona Papers Movie OTT Release Date

Corona Paper’s digital rights were bagged by Disney + Hotstar and the movie will be premiered on 05 May 2023 on Hotstar. Shane Nigam has been doing pretty well with his films as he has been slowly building his career with some different films. Shane Nigam was last seen in Ullasam, and apart from Corona Papers, he has a slew of films in his pipeline with films like Qurbani, Qalb, Aayirathonnam Ravu, Painkili, Parakramam. Siddique is another brilliant actor is been doing an important role in this film and he was last seen in Mammootty’s Christopher, apart from this Corona Papers, he has films like Voice of Satyanathan and Ram.

Shine Tom Chacko is one of the brilliant actors in Malayalam cinema, he doesn’t care about the screen time of his character in any film, if he likes the story and his character he will do it. He was last seen in Christopher movie and apart from Corona Papers, he has brilliant films in his hand like Iyer Kanda Dubai, he is making his Telugu debut with the film called ‘Dasara’ which is one of the biggest films in Tollywood, Aaraam Thirukalpana, Velleppam, and Adi. Talking about Corona Paper’s digital rights, the makers haven’t revealed anything about the film.

Corona Papers Movie OTT Platform (Digital Rights)

Gayathrie Shankar predominantly works in Tamil and she made her Malayalam debut with the film called Nna Thaan Case Kodu, and she was last seen in Prabhudeva’s Bhageera. Divakar Mani is one of the brilliant cinematographers as he works across the language and he did brilliant work for Veerata Parvam and he is going to crank the camera for this Corona paper.

8 Thottakkal was a blockbuster film in Tamil and Vetri played the lead role, interestingly Priyadharshan mentioned the Tamil director Sri Ganesh’s name on the first look poster of Corona Papers and Sri Ganesh expressed his joy through his social media handle. Talking about the Corona Papers OTT release date, as of now makers haven’t revealed anything about the OTT release as we can expect the OTT availability after two months of theatrical release until then, stay tuned with us.

Theatrical Release Date: 06 April 2023

Digital Rights: Disney + Hotstar

OTT Release Date: 05 May 2023

Satellite Rights: TBA

Satellite Release Date: TBA


The film is about a police officer who lost his pistol while nabbing the criminal and that thief sells the pistol to someone else and that guy goes on a killing many people. Who is that guy who purchased the pistol? and why he is killing forms the rest of the story.

Cast & Crew

Shane Nigam, Gayathrie Shankar, Siddique, Shine Tom Chako, Jeanpaul Lal, Sandhya Shetty, PP Kunhikrishnan, Maniyanpilla Raju, Vijilesh, Menaka Suresh Kumar, Biju Pappan, and Srikant Murali. The film is directed by Priyadharshan, Diwakar Mani is the cinematographer, KP is the music composer, MS Ayyappan Nair takes care of the editing, and the film is produced by Four Frame Sound Company.

Corona Papers Trailer

Corona Papers Movie OTT: FAQ

  1. Is Corona Papers Released?

    Corona Papers has released in theatres on 06 April 2023

  2. Where can I watch Corona Papers?

    Corona Papers will be available for streaming on Disney + Hotstar from 05 May 2023.

  3. Is Corona Papers available on OTT?

    Corona Papers is available on Disney + Hotstar platform on 05 May 2023.

  4. What is the OTT Release date of Corona Papers Movie?

    Corona Papers is released on Disney + Hotstar on 05 May 2023.

  5. Who bought Corona Papers Movie OTT Rights?

    Corona Papers OTT rights bought by Disney + Hotstar.

  6. What is the Corona Papers OTT Rights Price?

    According to the media reports Corona Papers has been sold to a leading OTT platform for Rs 4.5 crores.

Final Words

Corona Papers is billed to be a crime thriller as the film is an official remake of 2017’s Tamil film 8 Thottakkal. Corona Papers has created a buzz since the news that ace director Priyadharshan is directing the film. Corona Papers is going to hit the screens on 06 April 2023 and we can expect the official theatrical release date announcement very soon.

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Bhargav Reddy

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