Hollywood’s much awaited release Life of Pi directed by Ang Lee will hit silver screens in India this Friday, November 23. Ang Lee was in Chennai some weeks ago to promote the same. Life of Pi will release in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Surprisingly close sources from the marketing team have told us that in Tamil Nadu a 120 screen release is expected for the fantasy scripted movie.
It will open at the International Film Festival of India in Goa, Panaji on Tuesday. It is adapted to the screen from Yann Martel’s 2002 Man Booker Prize winning novel. With the likes of AR Rahman promoting the movie his own little way a good crowd is expected to turn up at the theater’s this weekend. The Academy Award composer saw Ang Lee’s Life of Pi recently. Impressed with the film he commented “Just watched Life of Pi at Fox studios, it’s a masterpiece!! Don’t miss it.”
Life of Pi is a tempestuous tale of a boy whose ship is wrecked in a killer storm on high seas. He is stuck on a boat with a baby tiger. Shot in different locations across India it is said to have the most beautiful scenic spots from India in the background. We are look forward to it, what about you?