James to get a wide overseas release
The film wil alsol be screened in 32 states of the US and 12 locations in Canada. James will be screened across the European continent
The makers of Puneeth Rajkumar's James are leaving no stone unturned to give the Power Star's Swansong the widest possible release worldwide. The action commercial entertainer, which is set to hit the screens this Thursday, is the first-ever Kannada film that has been censored in Australia, and will see 100-plus shows there. The film wil alsol be screened in 32 states of the US and 12 locations in Canada. James will be screened across the European continent.
James will also be released in the UK, Nigeria, Kenya, Japan, Uganda, and Tanzania. Many Appu fans across the world are also conducting private screenings.
It was an emotional moment for the Rajkumar family at the James pre-release event
The makers of Puneeth Rajkumar-Chethan Kumar's James held a pre-release event on Sunday, where the cast and crew including Priya Anand, Sarath Kumar, Srikanth Meka, Anu Prabhakar, music director Charan Raj, DOP J Swamy, and producer Kishore Pathikonda were in attendance. The entire Rajkumar family joined the team and made their presence felt at the event.
The evening was filled with performances to songs from James, laser shows, and a presentation of Puneeth's career. The fans kept on chanting 'Appu Lives on', and everyone on stage got emotional reminiscing about their experiences working with Puneeth. A special video message was sent by Megastar Chiranjeevi, who expressed his wish to watch James for Appu.
Shivarajkumar also mentioned about Puneeth Rajkumar being conferred with an honorary doctorate by the University of Mysore, and shared that he is the fourth person from the Rajkumar family to receive this award.
Vinay Rajkumar, Dheeren, Dhanya Ramkumar, and Yuvarajkumar also had a few words to share about their uncle, and expressed their wishes for the film.
The guests present at the event conveyed their best wishes to the team, ahead of the film's release on March 17, which coincides with Puneeth's birth anniversary.