Reliance BIG Pictures to launch KITES music on 29th March
at 9.30 p.m. across 40 TV channels to mark Hrithik’s debut as a singer
Hindi & English versions of Kites will release worldwide simultaneously on 21st May
First look trailer will be unveiled in 1700 screens worldwide on 12th February
Mumbai, 26th March, 2010: Reliance Big Pictures and Rakesh Roshan’s
highly anticipated film Kites
unfolds yet another surprise! Kites
marks the debut of actor Hrithik Roshan as a singer on the silver screen. To commemorate this Reliance BIG Pictures
is launching the music of Kites
on national television as a roadblock by airing Hrithik debut song ‘Kites in the Sky”
, in English along with some behind the scenes footage on 29th
March at 9.30 p.m. across 40 television channels.
Commenting on this, Sanjeev Lamba, CEO, Reliance BIG Pictures
, says, “We are delighted to bring to fans across the globe the wonderful music of Kites and Hrithik's debut as a singer. This roadblock across all major channels is our way to commemorate this unprecedented occasion
says, “I was nervous to make my debut as a singer considering I come from a family that is well known in the world of music, but for this very reason my chacha (Rajesh Roshan) and Anurag were most certain that I could sing. I have given this song my best and honest shot, but I still don’t consider myself a professional singer.
Director Anurag Basu
says, “I first noticed Hrithik’s singing talent when we were casually jamming one evening after dinner. After that when I told him to sing for Kites, he wasn’t too sure initially but he agreed to give it a try. He is a natural singer and has the talent in his genes; I only did my job by tapping it. Hrithik has a good career ahead as a singer and I feel fortunate that we have a song sung by Hrithik in Kites.
On 29th March at 9.30 p.m. this will also be simultaneously streamed on the official website of Kites- www.kites-thefilm.com
, facebook.com (http://www.facebook.com/officialkites
) and youtube.com (http://www.youtube.com/user/Officialkitesmovie
has music by Rajesh Roshan
and lyrics by Nasir Faraaz
. The music (released on T series) will be available in stores from March 29th onwards. The music of Kites is also available on SD & USB cards and for download in a digital format (as a single song or entire album) through T Series, Hungama, iTunes and other popular websites.
About Reliance Big Entertainment:
Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd. (RBEL, www.rbe.in) is the flagship media and entertainment arm of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Group (www.relianceada.com). It has a significant presence in filmed entertainment (film production, distribution, exhibition and TV content), broadcasting, studio infrastructure, processing, digital services, music, home video, animation, events, out of home, gaming and new media.
Reliance BIG Pictures
(www.reliancebigpictures.com), RBEL's motion picture brand, has built a formidable Indian film production slate in English, Hindi and several other Indian languages, which it markets and distributes worldwide. The slate has projects with leading production houses and marquee Indian directors, both mainstream and arthouse, including Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Mani Ratnam, Rakesh Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, Kunal Kohli, Priyadarshan, Madhur Bhandarkar, Sudhir Mishra, Shaji N. Karun, Shyam Benegal and Rituparno Ghosh, Surya and others.
RBEL has partnered with Steven Spielberg & Stacey Snider in the new DreamWorks Studios. AdditionallyRBEL also has unique creative partnerships for film development and production with Brian Grazer & Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment, Nicholas Cage’s Saturn Productions, Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, Tom Hank’s Playtone Productions, George Clooney’s Smokehouse Productions, Chris Columbus’ 1492 Pictures, Jay Roach’s Everyman Pictures, Jim Carrey’s JC 23 Entertainment, Brett Ratner’s Rat Films, Julia Robert’s Red OM Films, Deepak Nayar’s Kintop Pictures and others.
Reliance MediaWorks Limited, member of Reliance Group is India's largest film processing, exhibition and services company.
(www.relianceada.com) is among India's largest private sector, business houses and has interests in communications, financial services, health, energy, infrastructure and media & entertainment.
: Filmkraft Productions India Pvt. Ltd , India’s leading film production house, was started in 1979 and has since produced 14 blockbusters of which 9 were directed by Rakesh Roshan. Filmkraft also created India’s first Superhero on celluloid, “Krrish” after pioneering its science fiction prequel, Koi Mil Gaya. With Kites, FIlmKraft takes its first step into the International arena and has lined up an impressive crew of International talent including Mexican actress Barbara Mori, Hollywood action director Spiro Razatos and New York based choreographer Flexi.
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