James Bond debuts on DVD in India

MUMBAI: Excel Home Videos has made a ‘bond‘ with Ian Fleming‘s suave and charming secret agent.It is releasing James Bond movies on DVD for the first time in India.

The 2 disc DVDs released by Excel Home Videos include all 20 bond titles from Dr No to Die Another Day.

The DVD 2 disc edition priced at Rs 599 is available in all leading bookstores across the country.

Says Excel Home Videos MD M N Kapasi, "This is for the first time that any Bond Movie will be releasing on DVD in India."

The offering chronicles the various actors including Sean Connery, Roger Moore, George Lazenby, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, who have played Bond over the decades with their introduction and interview. "The DVDs will be a treat for all Bond loyalists with scores of other extra-features," Kapasi said.

The extra features also include making of the film, theatrical archives, video and pictures of exotic locales, image database of all the characters of the movie, TV broadcast and director‘s commentary among others.

The movies include Dr.No, Diamonds Are Forever, From Russia With Love, You Only Live Twice For Your Eyes Only, On Her Majesty‘s Secret Service, A View To A Kill, Goldfinger, Goldeneye, Thunder Ball, License To Kill, Live And Let Die, Octopussy, Die Another Day, Moonraker, The Man With The Golden Gun, The Living Daylights, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day.

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