Chhota Bheem to take on Bombay Talkies & Shootout at Wadala this Friday

MUMBAI: With the nationwide release of Chhota Bheem & The Throne of Bali popular animation character Chhota Bheem will be seen taking on real life stars from Bombay Talkies and Shootout at Wadala this Friday, 3 May. To be released in three languages - Hindi, Tamil and Telugu and in over five hundred theatres, this will be one of the largest ever-theatrical releases of an Indian animation film.

"Children as an audience are more loyal. We are quite certain that Chhota Bheem & The Throne of Bali will emerge top release of the week and over time give one of the best box office returns," stated co producer Samir Jain.

Allu Arvind‘s Geetha Film Distributors and Yash Raj Films will distribute the film in South and rest of India respectively. This is the second Chhota Bheem film to be released. The previous film, Chhota Bheem and the Curse of Damyaan was released in May 2012 and drew a collection of Rs 49.2 million, which is the highest ever collection for an Indian animation film.

"Being our first release, the film was exhibited as a morning show in most theatres. But this time round the distribution, marketing and promotions are on a scale," added Jain.

"This movie is based on the Bali islands and is an out-an-out adventure ride for kids with thrill, action, suspense and loads of fun. We did far-reaching research in Bali and ended up doing most recordings in Bali with its natural surroundings and have captured the sights and sounds. Shaan has sung the title song for the film," director Rajiv Chilaka commented.

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