PVR to release Zero Dark Thirty and Midnight's Children in Feb

MUMBAI: PVR Pictures, the flagship film production and distribution arm of PVR Group, announced the release dates of two big films in February 2013.

The first is Kathryn Bigelow‘s Zero Dark Thirty. The film is the story of history‘s greatest manhunt for the world‘s most dangerous man. It is slated to release in India on the 15 February.

Zero Dark Thirty is a chronicle of the decade-long hunt for the al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden following the 11 September attacks of 2001, and his death at the hands of U.S. Navy SEALs in May 2011.

The film has bagged four nominations at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards. These include Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) - Jessica Chastain, Best Director (Motion Picture) - Kathryn Bigelow and Best Screenplay (Motion Picture) - Mark Boal.

Directed by Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow; the film stars Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Chriss Pratt, James Gandolfini, Edgar Ramirez and Mark Strong.

Deepa Mehta‘s Midnight‘s Children based on the Booker Prize winning novel by Salman Rushdie is slated to release on 1 February.

The film features Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami, Rajat Kapoor, Seema Biswas, Shriya Saran, Siddharth, Ronit Roy, Rahul Bose, Anupam Kher, Darsheel Safary, Soha Ali Khan, Shabana Azmi and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.

Other films releasing under the PVR banner include The Impossible, Now You See Me and Broken City among others.

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