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PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES DRAWS THE BIGGEST HOLLYWOOD OPENING

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PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES DRAWS THE BIGGEST HOLLYWOOD OPENING

Mumbai, May 27-2011: Indian audiences have given their verdict on Disney’s Pirates franchise. The fourth installment, Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides has registered the biggest Hollywood box office numbers in India over all titles of 2010 and 2011. With an average opening weekend occupancy of 82 percent the movie continues to sustain showcasing and audience craze. The first week India collections look robust with over 22 crores box office collections. The 3D version of the film added to the cracking weekend where the 2D version alone contributed a good portion of revenue all though the opening week. The language versions – Hindi, Telugu and Tamil have been hugely successful with repeat audiences reported across markets.

K.Seshasaye, Executive Director, Marketing and Distribution, Walt Disney Studios, India said," We continue to engage and connect with audiences through our enduring conte…

Disney UTV ties up

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The Walt Disney Company in India and UTV Motion Pictures India’s leading movie studio today, announced a creative alliance to co-produce a slate of Disney branded films aimed at family audiences.



Appended and attached the release for your perusal.

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MEDIA GIANTS JOIN CREATIVE FORCES:

THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY INDIA & UTV

TO CO-PRODUCE FAMILY FILMS





INDIA (19 May, 2011): The Walt Disney Company in India and UTV Motion Pictures India’s leading movie studio today announced a creative alliance to co-produce a slate of Disney branded films aimed at family audiences. Disney and UTV will share creative responsibilities for these films and UTV will manage the production, marketing and distribution.



“Together with UTV, our goal is to produce films that have a direct connection with the dynamic and expanding India audience and t…

Straw dogs first look

Pls view the first look trailer of STRAW DOGS in HD on our official channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWOsBd9cUB4. Feel free to link to this.



STRAW DOGS



Date: 21-Oct-11

Genre: Thriller

Director: Rod Lurie

Cast: James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell, Laz Alonso, Willa Holland, James Woods



Synopsis: David and Amy Sumner (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth), a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father’s death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy’s ex-boyfriend Charlie (Alexander Skarsgård), leading to a violent confrontation.



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Straw dogs first look

Pls view the first look trailer of STRAW DOGS in HD on our official channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWOsBd9cUB4. Feel free to link to this.



STRAW DOGS



Date: 21-Oct-11

Genre: Thriller

Director: Rod Lurie

Cast: James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell, Laz Alonso, Willa Holland, James Woods



Synopsis: David and Amy Sumner (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth), a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father’s death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy’s ex-boyfriend Charlie (Alexander Skarsgård), leading to a violent confrontation.



Web: www.sonypictures.in |

www.facebook.com/sonypicturesofindia | www.youtube.com/sonypicturesindia | www.twitter.com/sonypicsindia

Tintin

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THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN (3D)



Date: 11-Nov-11

Genre: Motion capture, action, adventure

Director: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Gad Elmaleh, Toby Jones, Mackenzie Crook

Website: www.sonypictures.in/Tintin

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Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Present a 3D Motion Capture Film The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, Defiance) as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig (Quantum of Solace, Defiance) as the nefarious Red Rackham.



Based on the series of books “The Adventures of Tintin” by Hergé, the film is produced by Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Kathleen Ke…

58th National Film awards(India)

58th National Film Awards Winners List
New Delhi: The prestigious National Film Awards were announced on Thursday. The jury members submitted the list of awardees to the Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting Ambika Soni. The feature films jury was headed by JP Dutta and the non-feature films jury was headed by AK Bir and Best Writing on Cinema jury was headed by Ashok Vajpeyi.

Here's the complete list of winners at the 58th National Film Awards:

FEATURE FILMS
List of winners: 58th National Film Awards

BEST FEATURE FILM: Adaminte Makan Abu (Malayalam)

Producer: Salim Ahamed

Director: Salim Ahamed

Swarna Kamal and Rs 2,50,000

For a simple yet evocative articulation of humanist values that frees matters of faith from the constrictions of narrow parochialism. The concerns of Abu, son of Adam, are timeless and universal in their scope.

INDIRA GANDHI AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT FILM OF A DIRECTOR: Baboo Band Baaja (Marathi)

Producer: Nita Jadhav

Director: Rajesh Pinjani

Swarna Kamal and Rs 1,25,…