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UTV Motion Pictures to release Jodhaa Akbar in 26 countries

MUMBAI: UTV Motion Pictures and Ashutosh Gowariker‘s co-production movie Jodhaa Akbar is all set for a mega release across 26 countries in USA, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

The film will be dubbed in three languages - Hindi, Telugu, Tamil; and subtitled in English, Arabic and Dutch. It will be viewed across 1,500 screens worldwide.


In India, the film is set to release in more than 1,200 screens, of which 500 will be through digital cinemas and 825 through physical prints. In the US, the film will be released on close to 122 prints.


"Jodhaa Abkar is one of the most anticipated movies and in keeping with the anticipation amongst audiences, our distribution strategy will ensure that the film can be viewed by the maximum possible audience in the very week of its release." says UTV Motion Pictures Plc director Siddharth Roy Kapur.


With this film, UTV will start its distribution in North America again. In Canada this is the first time that a Hindi film is being released simultaneously in six provinces - British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Alberta.


Jodhaa Akbar is the epic romance between Mughal Emperor Akbar and his Rajput princess Jodhaa.


The music of Jodhaa Abkar was launched by AR Rahman under UTV Music label in January.

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