MUMBAI: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will be releasing Aamir Khan’s film Like Stars on Earth (Taare Zameen Par) on DVD on 12 January, 2010.
Directed by Khan, the critically-acclaimed film won numerous Filmfare and Screen Awards and was selected to be India’s official submission to the 2009 Academy Awards. The film is about an eight-year-old dyslexic boy, misunderstood by his parents and sent to a boarding school. Khan, who has also acted in the film, plays an art teacher who helps the boy realize what he is best at.
The 3-Disc DVD/CD set of Like Stars on Earth will be Disney’s first-ever Hindi-language release.
Originally brought to a worldwide theatrical audience by UTV Motion Pictures, Like Stars on Earth also features young newcomer Darsheel Safary whose performance earned him a 2007 nomination for Best Actor in the Filmfare Awards.
Like Stars on Earth has a suggested retail price of $29.99 (U.S.) and $35.99 (Canada).