Mumbai, October 7, 2005: It's the greatest love story of all time
aboard the most famous ship in the world. Watch Leonardo DiCaprio
and Kate Winslet in the hit movie Titanic on Wednesday, October
12, 2005 at 9:00 p.m. only on STAR MOVIES. It was a smash hit, earning
$1,845,034,188 at the worldwide box office - the highest earnings
for any movie in Hollywood history!
Engaged to a would-be steel magnate Caledon Hockley, Rose Calvert
boards the Titanic's first-class suites with him & her mother
in Southampton. Also boarding are Jack Dawson & his friend Fabrizio,
after a lucky poker game wins them tickets in steerage. When Rose
attempts suicide by jumping off the stern in third class, Jack pulls
her back onto the ship...and a bond is forged between them as she
into invites Jack first-class the following day. Rose's mother &
Cal Hockley try desperate measures to keep them apart, but nobody
can prepare for what's about to happen next when the Titanic collides
with an iceberg. Now and Jack must fight to stay alive, but is young
Jack already doomed because of his lower status as a steerage passenger?
"Titanic is a film that sweeps us away into a world of spectacle,
beauty and excitement." - Chicago Tribune
" Cameron succeeds magically in linking his film's young lovers,
played enchantingly by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet."
- New York Times
"By far and away a grand, gorgeous, breathtaking spectacle."
- Austin Chronicle
One of cinema's grandest productions, Titanic boasts a star cast
of some of Hollywood's best actors. Watch Leonardo DiCaprio (The
Aviator), Kate Winslet (Finding Neverland), Billy Zane (The Phantom),
Bill Paxton (Vertical Limit) and Kathy Bates (Serendipity) in a
movie directed by James Cameron (True Lies).
Did you know?
" The studios wanted Matthew McConaughey, but Cameron insisted
on Leonardo DiCaprio.
" Before announcing development of this film, director James
Cameron shot footage of icebergs off Nova Scotia under the pretence
of making a film called "Planet Ice."
" James Cameron went on the dives to the real Titanic himself,
and found it an overwhelming emotional experience to actually see
it. He ended up spending more time with the ship than its living
" Has the longest cinematic release, it stayed on US movie
charts from December 19, 1997, until September 25, 1998, a duration
of 281 days.
" The movie won 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture
and Best Director.
This Dusshera, watch Titanic for a night of passion and romance
on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 at 9:00 p.m. only on Star Movies.
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