Mumbai: The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has released the DVDs &VCDs of Rajat Kapoor’s critically acclaimed film, Ankhon Dekhi on September 10. The DVDs will be distributed by Shemaroo Entertainent Ltd, under the NFDC distribution brand, “Cinemas of India”.
The film starring Sanjay Mishra, Rajat Kapoor and Seema Pahwa in lead roles will also be available on VOD on the NFDC’s VOD platform,www.cinemasofindia.com, shortly.
In keeping with the tradition of the larger mandate and endeavour of supporting and promoting Indian Independent Cinema, this film will be launched on the VOD platform, www.cinemasofindia.com. The website currently hosts around 100 titles available for streaming in Free, Pay-Per-View, and Subscription (monthly) basis.
The DVDs are available at all large format stores, large bookstores and online stores like Flipkart, DVD for INR 299/- and VCD for INR 115/-. The VOD (Pay-per-view) will be priced at USD 1.99 and be available for streaming across the Globe.
Written and directed by Rajat Kapoor and produced by Manish Mundra, Ankhon Dekhi centers around Raje Bauji, played by Sanjay Mishra who, after a dramatic incident, decides that he will only believe what he sees with his eyes. The movie released on the 21st of March, 2014.
Rajat Kapoor says, “NFDC is the only organisation that has promoted and supported quality cinema in India for the last three decades. They’ve produced some of the greatest films made in this country and many that I really love. I am very glad that they have released Ankhon Dekhi, which is a non-NFDC funded film, on their label ‘Cinemas of India.’ It’s really a great honour.”
The NFDC spokesperson says, “Through the NFDC label, Cinemas of India, we are trying to bring the best of Indian cinema to our audiences. It’s a pleasure to have a gem like Ankhon dekhi in our film treasure.”
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