Disney Sets Up a New Home in India!
Disney is being brought to India as The Walt Disney Studios recently announced the North American release of three films to be released on July 26th. The movies will be simultaneously on DVD, video-on-demand, and digital download and will be featured on iTunes – all on the same day!
Designed to expand the entertainment options of diverse cultural groups in North America, the movies feature some of the most recognizable local talent from India. Disney was involved with the production of each film, which are to be released in their local language and subtitled in English.
The first film, Do Dooni Chaar, is a heart-warming comedy about the dreams and challenges of a middle-class family. The film won India’s prestigious National Award for Best Hindi Film of the Year as well as the Best Actor Award from the 2011 New York Indian Film Festival for Rishi Kapoor.
Once Upon A Warrior is a film about the ultimate battle between good and evil. In the tradition of Pirates of the Caribbean and Prince of Persia, the film features an all-star cast including Siddharth, Shruti Haasan and Lakshmi Manchu.
The third film, Zokkomon, is a thilling Hindi action adventure film about an ordinary boy who overcomes extraordinary challenges to become a magical hero. Featuring well-known Indian actors Darsheel Safary and Anupam Kher of Bend It Like Beckham, the film features music by India’s most popular trio, Shankar Ehsaan Loy.