Eros to release Om Shanti Om in 2k screens


    MUMBAI: Eros International will releasing Shah Rukh Khan’s Om Shanti Om, directed by Farah Khan on 9 November across 2000 plus screens worldwide.

    Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, Om Shanti Om stars Shah Rukh Khan and newcomer Deepika Padukone. The film’s score and soundtrack has been composed by the musical duo, Vishal-Shekhar with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. Cinematography for the movie is by V Manikandan whilst editing is handled by Shirish Kunder.

    Om Shanti Om is a story of love, dreams, betrayal and destiny revolving around a film actor ‘Om’ (Shah Rukh Khan) and his love interest ‘Shanti’ (Deepika Padukone). The film also has over 30 Bollywood stars including Salman Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Kajol, Sanjay Dutt, Priyanka Chopra, Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan amongst others in a guest appearance.

    Eros International chairman and CEO Kishore Lulla said, “Eros has always enjoyed a fantastic relationship with Shah Rukh Khan and we are looking forward to releasing Om Shanti Om during the festive season of Diwali. It is one of the most awaited films of the year and we are excited to be leveraging Eros’ global distribution in promoting the film.”

    Eros had distributed Main Hoon Na as well as Paheli, which are both Red Chillies Productions. 

    Adds Shah Rukh Khan, “Red Chillies and Eros enjoy a special relationship going back many years. Eros undisputedly has the best global marketing and distribution infrastructure. Om Shanti Om is a fun film and with the wide distribution strategy we hope to reach out to record number of audiences worldwide.”