UTV announced today that it will release Kai Po Che on February 22 in North America.
Best friends Ishaan, Omi and Govind - young, ambitious and restless - are trying to make a mark in the India of the early 2000's. These are exciting times - a new millennium has just dawned, India's a nuclear power and ostensibly shining - a perfect place for the 3 Ahmedabad boys to start a business that could be their ticket to fame and riches. In a country where cricket is religion, they hit upon a brilliant plan - to start a training academy that could produce India's next sporting superstars! What follows is without doubt the greatest adventure of their lives, as they attempt to navigate the big hurdles in the path of fulfilling their dreams.
Wednesday Update: Reliance has now moved David's release date back to February 1.
Tuesday Update: Reliance has now bumped David's release date to February 15.
Monday Update: Reliance will release the drama David in North America on February 1. David is the latest work from up-and-comind director Bejoy Nambiar (Shaitan).
The story revolves around the lives of 3 David's in 3 different parts of the world in 3 different eras. 1975 London - 30 year old David works for Iqbal Ghani, a dreaded Mafia don who controls the entire Asian community. He is a protégé who is poised to take over the empire until a revelation which changes the course of his future. 1999 Mumbai - 19 year old David is a musician born into a family of devout Christians. A happy go lucky teenager who loses all semblance of his peaceful existence when his family gets dragged into a political issue. 2010 Goa - 40 year old David is a fisherman living in the small fishing village of Betul in Goa. He falls in love with the deaf and mute Roma - the only hitch is that she is engaged to be married to his best friend Peter in 10 days! All 3 David's are about to take a step which is going to change their lives forever. 3 lives, 3 destinies connected by 1 name - David.
UTV reports that Race 2 tallied $884,757 from 154 locations in North America during its opening weekend. The action flick has already generated $11.4 million in India.
Hollywood's obsession with the '80s is now spreading to India.
Himmatwala is director Sajid Kahn's take on an '80s hit of the same name. "This is not a remake, it is a different film with a new essence. It is just based in the 1983 and we have bought the rights of the old film," Kahn tells Bollyspice.
The original film is about a school master who witnesses a murder, and it was a remake of a 1981 Telegu-language film titled Ooriki Monagadu.
Here's the first trailer:
Universal reports that Les Miserables opened in first place in India this weekend. We are waiting for official numbers to come in.