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Aadujeevitham OTT release date and platform: Find out when and where to watch Prithviraj’s film

Aadujeevitham OTT Release: “Aadujeevitham (The Goat Life)” is a Malayalam survival drama film written, directed and co-produced by Blessy. This project is a collaboration between Indian and American manufacturing companies. The film premiered in theaters on March 28, 2024, providing viewers with a captivating and immersive cinematic experience.

“Aadujeevitham” is an adaptation of Benyamin’s critically acclaimed 2008 Malayalam novel, which is inspired by true events. The film stars Prithviraj Sukumaran as Najeeb, a Malayali migrant who is enslaved as a goatherd on a remote farm in Saudi Arabia.

The film’s journey started in 2009 when Blessy decided to adapt “Aadujeevitham” for the screen after reading the novel in 2008. Prithviraj was cast in the lead role that year and Blessy collaborated with Benyamin on the screenplay. However, financial hurdles delayed the project. Blessy searched for a producer for several years and finally found one in 2015, allowing the project to move forward. Jimmy Jean-Louis and Steven Adams came on board as producers, while AR Rahman was brought in to compose the film’s original score and songs.

The film was shot in six phases from March 2018 to July 2022, with locations including the Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan, the Sahara Desert in Algeria and several places in Kerala, India. Filming was paused for 70 days in the Jordanian desert between March and May 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. Ultimately, the crew was brought back to India through the Indian government’s Vande Bharat Mission. Filming was completed on July 14, 2022.

Aadujeevitham OTT Release Update

Besides its success in Malayalam, “Aadujeevitham” has been well received in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. Prithviraj’s exceptional transformation and performance are highly praised by the theater audiences. Fans are eagerly awaiting the release of the film on the OTT platform. Recent reports indicate that Disney+ Hotstar has secured the digital streaming rights for ‘Aadujeevitham’ and the streaming is expected to begin on May 10. Besides Malayalam, the film will be available in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi. An official announcement is expected soon.

Cast and crew of Aadujeevitham

The cast includes Prithviraj Sukumaran as Najeeb Mohammed, Amala Paul as his wife Sainu and Jimmy Jean-Louis as Ibrahim Khadiri. The main supporting cast includes Shobha Mohan as Ummah, Najeeb’s mother; KR Gokul as Hakeem; Talib Al Balushi as Khafeel; Rik Aby as Jasser; and Nazer Karutheni as Kunjikka.

Based on Benyamin’s novel and directed and written by Blessy, the film features cinematography by Sunil KS, editing by A. Sreekar Prasad, and music composed by AR Rahman. Production was managed by Blessy, Jimmy Jean-Louis and Steven Adams through Visual Romance Image Makers, Jet Media Production and Alta Global Media.