Delhi-6 to release in 1200 screens across India

MUMBAI: UTV Motion Pictures will release its upcoming flick Delhi-6 in 1200 screens on 20 February across India. The company is also planning to release the film in more then 220 screens in the overseas market.

In the Middle East, the Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Rang De Basanti fame) directed film will release a day ahead. The cast including Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and Mehra, will attend special screenings in Dubai on 18 February and in New Delhi on 19 February.

UTV has partnered with the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), where the first glimpses of the film were shown in December at DIFF‘s fifth edition.

Says DIFF artistic director Masoud Amralla al Ali, “Delhi 6, with its themes of community, belonging and love, falls perfectly in line with DIFF‘s credo, ‘Building Bridges, Meeting Minds.’ We are honoured to provide a platform for UTV and Mehra to share their newest collaboration with Dubai audiences."

The film follows American-born Roshan (Bachchan), who brings his ailing grandmother back to India. The backdrop of the story is the ancient walled city of Delhi, which represents the chaos, religion, beliefs and ethos of the Indian people.

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