Thugs of Hindostan fifth Indian film to release in IMAX format
The action entertainer, starring Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif, is slated for release this Diwali
The Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif-starrer Thugs Of Hindostan will be digitally remastered in the IMAX format. It is the fifth Indian film to be released in the format. Before this, Dhoom: 3, Bang Bang!, Baahubali 2 and Padmaavat have got the IMAX treatment.
The Yash Raj Films (YRF) project is slated to be the big Diwali release this year.
"Following the success of Dhoom 3, Thugs of Hindostan continues our great partnership with Yash Raj Films and reunites us with one of the biggest actors in the world, Aamir Khan, to bring audiences this vivid, immersive experience," says Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp.
"We are committed not only to bringing the best Indian blockbusters to our quickly expanding network in India, which has nearly doubled in the last year, but also to expanding their reach so that the audiences across the globe can enjoy these films in the most cinematic way," Foster adds.
YRF Vice President Akshaye Widhwani says Thugs Of Hindostan will see the widest ever IMAX screen release for an Indian film.
Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, the mega action entertainer also features Fatima Sana Sheikh.