Dhamaka is an upcoming 2021 Indian Hindi-language motion mystery movie directed via way of means of Ram Madhvani who additionally produced the movie with Amrita Madhvani, below the banner Ram Madhvani Films, along side Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP Movies, Lotte Cultureworks, Global Gate Entertainment and Lionsgate Films. Based at the 2013 movie The Terror Live, the movie stars Kartik Aaryan withinside the main position of a journalist named Arjun Pathak, who gets a chance after he completely interviewed a terrorist, who blew up a bridge. The movie additionally stars Mrunal Thakur and Amruta Subhash in outstanding roles.

The version become first pitched via way of means of Sunir Kheterpal of Azure Entertainment along side the manufacturers of the unique movie. After Kheterpal dropped the project, Ronnie Screwvala received the rights for the version with Madhvani helming the project. An professional declaration become made in November 2020, with manufacturing started in December 2020 in Mumbai, and become finished inside 10 days. The post-manufacturing works started concurrently and finished inside 4 months, with pending visible outcomes and snap shots process, which had been resumed after the COVID-19 lockdown because of the second one wave of the pandemic, in September 2021. The cinematography is dealt with via way of means of Manu Anand and edited via way of means of Monisha Baldawa and Amit Karia. The song and historical past rating consists via way of means of Vishal Khurana.

Originally scheduled for theatrical launch, this choice become dropped via way of means of the manufacturers in January 2021, in choose of a direct-to-virtual launch via the streaming carrier Netflix, on 19 November 2021. The movie might be additionally screened on the 52nd International Film Festival of India after the movie’s launch.

Dhamaka become first of all scheduled for theatrical launch and the movie’s lead actor Kartik Aaryan had introduced a brand new clause in his settlement to manufacturers in December 2020, which prevents his movies to forgo theatrical launch and surest on a virtual streaming carrier. However, in January 2021, the manufacturers opted for a direct-to-virtual launch via the streaming platform Netflix. The first teaser of the movie become launched on 1 March 2021 via way of means of Netflix India, therefore confirming the virtual launch. It become taken into consideration as one of the forty one Indian contents slated for an unique launch via the platform, and additionally took place to be Aaryan’s debut on a virtual streamer. The rights had been bought to the platform at a sum ₹85–a hundred thirty five crore (US$12–19 million),[a] the very best ever for a Hindi movie surpassing Laxmii (which become bought to Disney+ Hotstar to ₹one hundred ten crore).

The movie become scheduled for launch at the event of summer (April–June 2021), however post-manufacturing delays brought on the makers to delay the discharge to September. In July 2021, the makers introduced that the movie might be launched in October 2021, throughout the festive season round Navratri and Dusshera, however it become later found out that the movie could be launched at the event of Diwali (five November 2021). A unique teaser become unveiled on the Tudum Festival via way of means of Netflix on 25 September 2021.

The movie’s launch date is stated to be preponed to late-October 2021, following the government’s permission to reopen theatres in Maharashtra from 22 October 2021. However, the makers introduced that the movie might be launched on 19 November 2021. Netflix similarly deliberate to behavior a unique screening on the 52nd version of International Film Festival of India to be held from 20–28 November, with the platform’s different movie, Jane Campion-directorial The Power of the Dog (2021). Ahead of the discharge, a unique screening become held in Mumbai on 17 November.