Salaam Venky’s OTT rights bagged by Zee5; OTT release date to be announced soon


  • Salaam Venky is a story about the challenges faced by a woman in her daily life.
  • The first look was released on November 10, 2022. Salaam Venky will release in theatres on December 9, 2022.
  • Fans can watch Salaam Venky on Zee5, post the theatrical run.

Ace Bollywood actress Kajol’s upcoming film, Salaam Venky, will soon hit the theatres. Makers of the Hindi-language drama released the first look poster of the film on Thursday, November 10, 2022.

Movie Name Salaam Venky
Cast Kajol, Rajeev Khandelwal, Vishal Jethwa, Aahana Kumra, Rahul Bose, and others
Director Revathi
Theatrical Release Date 09-Dec-22
OTT Rights (Digital Rights) Zee5
OTT Release Date TBA

Salaam Venky: Trailer

Salaam Venky is a movie that revolves around Sujata, played by Kajol and her son Venky. Venky is in constant need for a medical attention but he has a big dream and Sujata wants to make sure that she turns that dream into a realty. The movie captures their journey as they navigate through the most challenging situations one can ever face with a smile and teach us the true meaning of living big. The movie is based on a true story. In the trailer we constantly hear the dialog from the movie Anand – Zindagi lambi nahi badi honi chaiye, which seems to be the theme for this movie as well.

Salaam Venky: Cast and Crew

Directed by Revathi, Salaam Venky is produced by Suraj Singh and Shraddha Agrawal under Blive Productions and RTake Studios, respectively.

Salaam Venky boasts of a stellar cast which includes Kajol, Rajeev Khandelwal, Vishal Jethwa, Aahana Kumra, Rahul Bose, and others. Moreover, Aamir Khan will also be seen in a cameo.

Renowned Indian actress Revati has also directed films like Mitr: My Friend which was appreciated by the critics and also bagged the National Award. The screenplay of Salaam Venky has been written by Kausar Munir and Sammeer Arora, and the music has been given by Mithoon.

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Salaam Venky: Theatrical and OTT release details

Previously titled ‘The Last Hurrah,’ the film was announced in October 2021, and the shoot began in February 2022 and will release in theatres globally on December 9, 2022. The digital rights of the film have also been purchased, and post the theatrical run, fans can watch Salaam Venky on Zee5. The release date is yet to be announced.

Salaam Venky: First Look

Makers released the first look on social media with a message that read, “Ek Badi Zindagi ka Bada Celebration is about to begin! #SALAAMVENKY. Catch the incredible journey of Sujata and Venkatesh at #wavecinemas on 9th December! Trailer out on November 14th!”

As per reports, Salaam Venky will take the audience on a journey of a woman and the challenges faced in her everyday life. By the looks of the poster, the film seems to be a family drama packed with emotions and joy. Makers have made the film based on the true story of a woman, however, not much has been revealed about this slice-of-life drama.

On the work front, Kajol was last seen in Tribhanga which received critical acclaim but did not make a mark with the audience. The film was direct to the OTT release, which streamed on Netflix. Previously, she was seen as Savitri Bai in the 2020 blockbuster Tanhaji alongside her husband Ajay Devgn.