India, June 22 -- As OTTs gained prominence this year too with lockdown of states and shutdown of theatres, many films continued to make their way to digital platforms. Shloka Pandit's debut film, Hello Charlie, also met with the same fate.

"The film was supposed to release last year in June. There was already a delay of almost a year. Of course, I wish my first film came out in theatres. I always wanted to do a big screen film. I wanted to be an actor since the age of five. I wish the world was open, cinemas were open," she rues.

Having said that, Pandit feels "lucky in a way" that instead of further delay, her film could come out, even if it meant releasing it on an OTT platform. "I am lucky that people at least got to watch my film,"...