Chhutanki to release this July

MUMBAI:Credited with the making of films like Bal Ganesh and Bal Hanuman, Astute Media Vision (Mumbai) is all set to release the country‘s first 85 minute long live-cum-animation 3D stereoscopic feature film Chhutanki this June.

The film is budgeted at between Rs 60 to 70 million. It is directed by Pankaj Sharma and produced in-house by Astute Media Vision.

Said founder of Astute Media Vision Pankaj Sharma, "We are in the process of deciding the release date and are also discussing the same with some a few distributors. We are looking at a simultaneous international release along with the film’s India release".

Chhutanki is a fantasy, action-adventure film targeted at children between 4-to-18-year-olds.

The film has beem shot at Filmistan Studios on the 4K camera with huge chroma screen. It later used two cameras in animation while placing the live and animated characters.

"There were many challenges as its ours and India‘s first 3D stereoscopic live-cum-animation film. It has more than 400 live-cum-animated shots. We have used CG backdrop to add full depth to the film", avers Sharma.

The studio has a trailer association with UFO as a digital partner, as a part of which UFO will screen the trailers of Chhutanki on its screens.

Astute Media Vision is planning to release the film on more than 160 3D screens in India including both the 2k digital screens and UFOs 3D screens.

The film will be released in Hindi only.

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