Advance booking of Jacko's 'This Is It' from 27 September

MUMBAI: In line with its global practice, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) has announced that the advance booking of Michael Jackson‘s This Is It will begin on 27 September in India, a month before the film opens in multiplexes on 28 October.

This Is It will be available worldwide for a limited two-week engagement beginning 28 October.

In India, the film will release across India with over 150 prints. Tickets for all shows will be available for purchase in Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
In Mumbai, moviegoers can purchase tickets by visiting select Fun, Fame and Cinemax properties as well or through online booking on their respective websites.

Said SPE Films India managing director Kercy Daruwala, "We anticipate a major demand for this film because of the huge fan following of Michael Jackson in India and also because the film has a limited two-week engagement in theatres.

"It‘s a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the King of Pop perform larger than life. We have a host of activities planned around the film which we will be revealing in the days leading to the release."

The film‘s world gala will be held in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on 27 October. Other locations, including Moscow, Tokyo, Sydney, Paris and many other countries will host their own non-simultaneous premieres.

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