‘Writer Padmabhushan’ OTT Release Date: Telugu film ‘Writer Padmabhushan’ to stream on Zee5


  • The film received a mixed response
  • As per media reports, makers were contemplating the right OTT platform to release the film
  • Fans can watch Writer Padmabhushan on Zee5. Official digital premiere details are awaited

Telugu-language comedy-drama film Writer Padmabhushan, which was released recently in theatres, received a mixed response from the critics and audience. After a mediocre theatrical run, the makers have now sold the OTT rights to a popular platform, basis which the film will soon stream online.

Writer Padmabhushan: OTT Release Details

Writer Padmabhushan was released in theatres on February 3, 2023. The digital rights for the film have been given to an Indian OTT platform. Post the theatrical run, fans can watch Writer Padmabhushan on Zee5. The official date of the digital premiere will be announced soon.

Writer Padmabhushan: Cast and Crew

Written and directed by Shanmukha Prasanth, Writer Padmabhushan is produced by Anurag Reddy, Sharath Chandra and Chandru Manoharan. The film includes popular names like Ashish Vidhyarthi, Suhas, Rohini, Tina Shilparaj and others.

The cinematography of the film has been done by Venkat Shakamuri and the editing has been managed by Kodati Pavan Kalyan and Siddharth Thatholu. Shekar Chandra and Kalyan Nayak have given the music for the film.

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Writer Padmabhushan: Trailer and Premise

The story of Writer Padmabhushan is set against the backdrop of Vijayawada, where the titular character Padmabhushan is on a hunt to find an author who has published a book under his name. The official premise of the film, as mentioned on IMDb, reads, “Padmabhushan, a 25-year-old aspiring writer based out of Vijayawada and his middle-class family take us on a roller coaster ride packed with innocuous fun and soft emotions, with their heart in the right place.”

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Writer Padmabhushan: Reviews

Critics and audiences gave a mixed response to the film and called it a perfect family entertainer. While a few flaws of the film were identified, the film has the right humour and sentiment. Reviewers mentioned that the film had craft and writing related; however, the message shared through the sentiment and drama was well received through the story.


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