1994’s ‘Lion King’ which also won double Oscars is all set to grace the silver screen once again in 3D format on July 29th. Interestingly this Walt Disney’s film is going to be released first in India than in USA. The film will be released in USA on September 16th. Walt Disney’s films like ‘Chronicles of Narnia’, ‘The Voyage of Dawn Treader’, ‘Transformers’, ‘Dark of the Moon’, etc., were also released first in India only.
According to India Executive Director of Walt Disney Sheshasai Kantamraju, Walt Disney has good market in India which is why we are giving first priority of releasing good movies in India first. We are also planning to release Steven Spielberg’s directorial venture ‘Tin Tin’ in India one month before the release in USA, i.e., on November 11th.”