Venkatesh's recent film Narappa was released directly on the OTT platform and received a great response. His next film Drushyam 2 was also shot with an intention to release directly on the OTT platform. Disney+ Hotstar and Prime Video were said to be in contention. But, now the makers are planning to release the movie in the theatres first. As it is a thriller about a family and the first part being successful with the family audience, makers want to release it for Dussehra. However, they will proceed only if Akhanda fails to make it to the theatres for the same season. An official announcement about Drushyam 2 release will be made in the near future.