Jersey featuring Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur streamed on Netflix last week. The movie was released on the OTT platform along with Ram Charan and Jr. NTR’s RRR on 20th May. Within a week of online streaming Jersey, which is a remake of a south movie in the same name, was watched for 4.4 million hours on Netflix. Jersey didn’t make much at the box office but is soaring high success rate online after its Netflix release.
After a month of its theatrical release on the 22nd of April Jersey was streamed on the OTT platform. With 4,470,000 hours viewed Jersey has also entered Netflix’s global top 10 films listing at number 7. The film is also trending at number two in the top 10 films in India. Fans have showered love and appreciation for the sports drama in less than a week of its Netflix release.
Jersey cast on Netflix release:
Shahid Kapoor who played the lead role of Arjun spoke about Jersey streaming on Netflix, “Jersey is one of the films that is very close to my heart because the film says something that has stayed with me- In Arjun Talwar’s words: ‘Zindagi Lambi Nahi Badi Honi Chahiye’. I am extremely excited to see that people are loving the film worldwide with Netflix and it gives me immense joy to see that the film is trending globally. We want the film to reach as wide as it can and Netflix is the perfect platform for the same- I am loving it!”
Mrunal Thakur, who is portrayed as Arjun’s wife, added, “I am really happy that the film is trending in India, in multiple countries worldwide and receiving all the love from audiences around the world. In today’s world, it is such an amazing thing that with one click our work reaches fans all across the globe and that’s what we as actors want. The film strikes a chord with your heart and what better a platform than Netflix for more audiences to watch the film with their loved ones’’
Jersey is directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri and has been produced by Allu Aravind. The original Telugu version of the film of the same name was released in 2019.