Throughout the movie gala, performed in partnership with PVR Cinemas, Kumar’s critically-acclaimed films, together with ‘Aan’ (1952), ‘Devdas’ (1955), ‘Ram Aur Shyam’ (1967) and ‘Shakti’ (1982), might be screened in over 30 cinema halls and 20 cities throughout the nation. The Hindi classics can even be screened at INOX theatres in 25 to 30 places.
PVR opened the advance reserving for the pageant on December 3 and the response has been encouraging, mentioned Sanjeev Kumar Bijli, Joint Managing Director, PVR Limited.
“The response to the two-day movie pageant on Dec 10-11 titled ‘Dilip Kumar Hero of Heroes’ that includes 4 critically acclaimed films has been encouraging. We opened advance bookings on third December and we now have seen large pleasure amongst Dilip Kumar followers for 2 of his films ‘Aan’ and ‘Shakti’,” Bijli mentioned in a press release.
Previous to ‘Dilip Kumar Hero of Heroes’, the Movie Heritage Basis had organised a movie pageant on the event of megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s eightieth birthday. The movie gala was an enormous success and gave a much-needed enhance to the in any other case struggling exhibition business.
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Rajender Singh Jyala, chief programming officer, INOX Leisure Ltd, is anticipating the same response for the Dilip Kumar movie pageant.
“The advance reserving is wanting superb. The retrospective of actors corresponding to Amitabh Bachchan sahab and Shah Rukh Khan have been profitable and we hope for the same response for Dilip Kumar sahab’s films,” Jyala informed
The pageant will open on Saturday night at PVR Juhu.
In accordance with Bijli, Hindi movie personalities together with Saira Banu, Waheeda Rehman, Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi, Ramesh Sippy, Subhash Ghai, Biswajit, R Balki and Rohan Sippy are anticipated to attend the opening.
“Households of Bimal Roy and Mehboob Khan are additionally anticipated to grace the event. This may give an extra hype to the pageant,” he added.