UTV to release 'Jodhaa Akbar' in 26 countries

Indo-Asian News Service

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Ashutosh Gowariker's epic love story "Jodhaa Akbar" is to get one of the biggest worldwide releases. UTV Motion Pictures will release the Hritik Roshan-Aishwarya Rai starrer in 26 countries on Friday.

Earlier, Sony Pictures' first Indian venture, "Saawariya", was one of the biggest releases of 2007. It was released in around 14 countries.

"Jodhaa Akbar" is dubbed in three languages - Hindi, Telugu and Tamil - and subtitled in English, Arabic and Dutch. It will be viewed across 1,500 screens worldwide.

In India alone the film is to be released in more than 1,300 screens, of which 500 will be digital and 825 physical prints. In the US,