Reliance to release Hrithik Roshan starrer Kites on 21 May


MUMBAI: Reliance BIG Pictures and Rakesh Roshan’s Kites will release worldwide in Hindi and English versions on 21 May, 2010, in over 60 countries.


Kites stars Hrithik Roshan, Barbara Mori, Kangana Ranaut, Kabir Bedi and Nick Brown.


The trailer of the Hindi version will play on 1700 screens worldwide on Friday, 12 February. The trailer of Kites’ English version will be released shortly on 1000 screens. The English version of Kites is presented and reworked by Hollywood director Brett Ratner.


Sanjeev Lamba CEO Reliance BIG Pictures said, “We have always believed that Indian films and talent can enjoy the same success and recognition internationally as in India. We are extremely delighted to be associated with Rakesh Roshan, Hrithik Roshan and Anurag Basu, some of the best talent in the Indian film industry. Kites is a first-of-its-kind Indian film and it has already generated huge interest. We are proud to present the first look to a worldwide audience.”


Kites is a compelling romantic saga that goes beyond barriers, boundaries and cultures. It is a story of passion that defies every rule, of a relationship that takes two lovers on a thrilling journey filled with precious moments – and unexpected betrayal. Shot in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Santa Fe, Kites is one of the biggest films ever produced in India.


Produced by Rakesh Roshan and to be released worldwide by Reliance BIG Pictures, Kites is directed by Anurag Basu. The music of Kites is by Rajesh Roshan, cinematography by Ayananka Bose and stunt coordination by Hollywood’s Spiro Razatos. The English version is re-edited by Mark Helfrich with additional background score by Graeme Revell.