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Great win for 'Naam Shabana': Taapsee's film to release in 37 foreign nations

India TV Entertainment Desk Mumbai 31 Mar 2017, 18:03:50 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

The latest action heroine film "Naam Shabana", which hit the cinemas today, garnered heaps of appreciation from audience and critics alike. Now, there's another good news for Taapsee Pannu's fans as the film will be released across 37 countries  including non-traditional markets on 354 screens worldwide.

"It's rare that Indian films see the light of the day in non-traditional markets. With 'Naam Shabana', we are overwhelmed to have the film releasing across 37 countries. We are glad to have set a benchmark for other female-oriented films with such a wide scale of exposure," Shibasish Sarkar, Chief Operating Officer, Reliance Big Entertainment, said in a statement.

The film is a spin-off based on actress Taapsee Pannu's character Shabana in "Baby", where she is seen in an action-packed avatar. The movie showcases her journey of becoming an undercover agent.

In the US, the movie will release in 82 screens; in UAE, it will be shown in 43 screens; followed by 28 screens in Britain and 21 screens in Australia.

Some of the non-traditional markets that it is being released in are Italy, Kygystan, Switzerland, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Maldives, Germany, Belgium and Surinam.

Apart from Taapsee, the Shivam Nair-directorial also stars Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, Manoj Bajpayee and Prithviraj Sukumaran.