Before this, only four Indian films have got the IMAX treatment — Dhoom 3 (2013), Bang Bang! (2014), Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) and Padmaavat (2018).
Thugs Of Hindostan to be digitally remastered in IMAX format
Mumbai - 12 May 2018 11:37 IST
Thugs Of Hindostan, starring Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif, will be digitally remastered in the IMAX format. It is the fifth such Indian movie.
Before this, Dhoom 3 (2013), Bang Bang! (2014), Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) and Padmaavat (2018) have got the IMAX treatment.
The Yash Raj Films (YRF) project is slated to be released during Diwali this year.
"Following the success of Dhoom 3, Thugs Of Hindostan continues our great partnership with Yash Raj Films and rejoins us with one of the biggest actors in the world, Aamir Khan, to bring audiences this epic movie event in the most vivid, immersive experience," said Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and senior executive vice president, IMAX Corp.
"We are committed to not only bringing the best Indian blockbusters to our quickly expanding network in India, which has nearly doubled in the last year, but also expanding its reach so that the audiences across the globe can enjoy this exciting, action-adventure film in the most cinematic way," Foster added.
YRF vice president Akshaye Widhwani said that Thugs Of Hindostan will see the widest ever IMAX screen release for an Indian movie.
Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, the mega action entertainer also features Fatima Sana Shaikh.