Mumbai: Hindi film Mukti Bhawan, which has been screened in various international film festivals and received appreciation from the audience, will be released in theatres in the the Middle East, producer Sanjay Bhutiani said on Friday.
"After receiving huge appreciation from various film festivals in different countries we are planning for a theatrical release of 'Mukti Bhawan' internationally. So far, it is confirmed that the film will be released in Middle Eastern countries.
"We are also in talk with other countries like Korea, some of the European and south east-Asian countries. We will confirm the release date within coming three weeks," he told the media here.
The film, directed by Shubhashish Bhutiani and featuring Adil Husain and Lalit Behl, revolves around an interesting relationship between a father and son after the former decides to die in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi and his son forced to join his journey.
Since the film is in Hindi, Bhutiani, asked about if the exhibitors are planning to dub the film in local language, said: "This is their call but so far they are planning to subtitle the film in their respective local language."
The film has already premiered in Venice Film Festival, won the UNESCO award for peace and human rights and screened in Dubai International Film Festival among others.
As the film is releasing in India on April 7, Bhutiani said they were mainly focusing on multiplexes "as they are our primary audience" but also releasing the film in cities like Nagpur, Jodhpur, Indore, Lucknow, Chandigarh along with metro cities.