MUMBAI:Ramesh Sippy Entertainment’s Dum Maaro Dum will be released in Dolby Surround 7.1.
Produced by Ramesh Sippy Entertainment and by Fox Star Studios, Dum Maaro Dum is a dramatic thriller set among the beaches, side streets, and raves of Goa. The film stars Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Rana Duggabati, and Pratiek Babbar and will feature a soundtrack created by Pritam.
Director Ramesh Sippy said, “It is a pleasure to be first off the block with mixing my film Dum Maaro Dum in Dolby Surround 7.1. Viewers will be delighted with the enhanced sound experience of this phenomenal product. Dum Maaro Dum, a thriller for the audience, will have more depth, more realism, and an even greater sense of being in the middle of the action. Dolby Surround 7.1 takes the excitement of movies to the next level.”
Fox Star Studios India head Marketing and Sales Distribution Vivek Krishnani said, “We at Fox Star Studios have always been pushing the boundaries as far as entertaining cinema is concerned be it a phenomenon like AVATAR or an emotional drama like My Name is Khan. Working with a director like Rohan Sippy we know we have superior content in Dum Maaro Dum and partnering with committed cinema technology experts like DOLBY we are once again seeking to redefine the cinema viewing experience of audiences with Dolby 7.1. For the first time ever for Indian audiences, we are hoping to create an immersive experience of Dum Maaro Dum in the way the creators have intended and are looking for exhibitor support to take this to audiences nationally.”
The Dolby Surround 7.1 mix was conducted by Future Works Media, with Manas Ranjan Choudhury as sound designer and Debojit Changmai as sound mixing engineer.
“Dolby has been helping filmmakers realize their artistic visions through continued innovation in audio and visual technologies for forty years,” said Dolby Laboratories head Marketing and Business Development, India Pankaj Kedia. “We are pleased to support Indian filmmakers with Dolby Surround 7.1. This technology gives filmmakers greater control over the definition and placement of sounds and is designed to help them unleash the full depth and power of their creative visions.”
Dum Maaro Dum is slated to release in India on 22 April, 2011.