'Dhoom 3' first Bollywood film to get Imax release

"Dhoom 3" is to be released on Imax at theaters in 13 countries.
Posted By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com  |  Dec. 21, 2013 at 10:22 AM
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Dec. 21 (UPI) -- "Dhoom 3," Bollywood's first film to be released in the big-screen Imax format, is to be released at Imax theaters in 13 countries.

The film opened Friday at Imax screens in the United States, Britain, India, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, Dubai, Kuwait, Netherlands and Qatar, The Hollywood Reporter said.

It will open Christmas Day in New Zealand, Friday in South Africa and Jan. 2 in Hong Kong and Singapore.

"Our global network has grown to the point to where a highly anticipated Bollywood blockbuster like 'Dhoom 3' isn't just confined to local audiences, but can be enjoyed by Imax moviegoers around the world," said Greg Foster, CEO of Imax Entertainment and senior executive vice president of Imax.

The third film in the buddy cop franchise was directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, and stars Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra.

[The Hollywood Reporter]

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