Shemaroo releases 'Omkara' on DVD, VCD

MUMBAI: Shemaroo Video has released Omkara on DVD and VCD.

The film is Vishal Bhardwaj's third interpretation of a literary classic after Maqbool which was based on William Shakespeare's Macbeth and Chatri Chor which was based on Ruskin Bond's The Blue Umbrella. Omkara is based on Shakespeare play Othello.

The VCD has been released with English sub-titles. However since the film has extensive regional dialect from North India, Shemaroo has also released VCD with Hindi subtitles so that the audiences can enjoy the film's dialogue and performances.

Shemaroo VP Hiren Gada said "We are extremely proud to release Omkara on home video. Omkara has been acclaimed worldwide for its epic portrayal of Othello in the rugged semi-urban Indian backdrop. It is a movie people would like to add to their collection."

The DVD has a 10 page booklet which mentions facts and trivia about the film. It also has many bonus and special features like The Making of Omkara. The director and actors speak about the film and script, the locations, the cast and characters, the look and costumes, the music and songs. The DVD also has deleted scenes.

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