Tiger Media, the distribution company of Dhaka Attack, released it on their official YouTube channel
Record breaking blockbuster hit Dhaka Attack, directed by Dipankar Dipon, was released on YouTube on February 26. Tiger Media, the distribution company of the film, released it on their official YouTube channel with the goal of reaching audiences across the board.
On October 6, 2017, the film was released in 122 theatres across the country. Later on, Dhaka Attack received massive response overseas by hitting theatres across US, UK, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, and the Middle East.
After the film's massive success, Dipankar Dipon announced a sequel titled Dhaka Attack Extreme to cater to the local audience.
Regarding the YouTube release, Dipon said to the press: "A lot of people enjoyed my film when it first came out. But it is also true that a lot of people did not have the opportunity to go to the cinema halls for a viewing. Keeping them in mind, we have decided to finally release Dhaka Attack on YouTube."
Dhaka Attack, which is considered the first cop-action thriller of Dhallywood, features a total of 238 characters. With Arifin Shuvoo and Mahiya Mahi in the leading roles, the ensemble includes Syed Hasan Imam, Alamgir, Afzal Hossain, Laila Hasan, ABM Suman, Shatabdi Wadud, and Nawshaba, among others.
Shuvoo plays a daredevil cop, working with the police's bomb disposal unit in the film, while Mahi plays the role of a journalist. The film also was also praised by the audience for the performance of newcomer heartthrob Taskeen Rahman, who portrayed the film’s psychotic villain named Zisan.