Few weeks ago, it was announced that Sushant Singh Rajput and Jacqueline Fernandez starrer ‘Drive’ won’t be releasing in theatres but would in fact be released on digital media platform Netflix directly.
Talking about the same, co-producer Karan Johar had said in a statement, "Our vision for Drive was to make a film that elevates the genre of action-heist films. With nail-biting chases and action sequences, fronted by a spectacular cast, Drive combines the best of Bollywood storytelling with international production quality."
"I’m thrilled to partner Netflix once again in bringing this incredibly fun film to millions of fans of the action genre around the world." Now the makers have finally announced the release date and it will be streamed on Netflix on November 1, 2019. Talking about the plot of the film, the makers stated, "Four street racers try to pull off the biggest heist from the most secure place in the country - The President’s house (Rashtrapati Bhavan)," he added.
Earlier, Srishti Behl Arya, who is the Director of International Original Film, India said, "At Netflix, we want to be a home for films across genres that delight our viewers in India and around the world. As we rapidly build our diverse film catalogue, we are excited to work on our first-ever film with Dharma Productions and bring Drive to Netflix. It is a complete entertainer led by a brilliantly talented cast and crew and is filled with foot tapping music and pulse-pounding action and drama. We can't wait for our members globally to enjoy it."
Directed by Tarun Mansukhani, the movie also stars Boman Irani, Pankaj Tripathi, Vibha Chhibber, Sapna Pabbi and Vikramjeet Virk in pivotal roles.
‘Drive’ will release on Netflix on November 1, 2019.