It is confirmed that Kamal Haasan’s ambitious Rs 90 Crore Vishwaroopam will have one screening on the night of January 10 in DTH platform.
The film will have a theatrical release on January 11 in Tamil and Hindi worldwide.
As of now a consortium of DTH players led by Aircel, Dish TV and a few others will telecast it on pay per view. The DTH major Tata Sky has expressed its inability to have a single screening as they have an existing consumer base which has a ‘bunch of DTH films’. As of now Sun Direct the big DTH player in Tamil Nadu is not part of Vishwaroopam DTH plans.
Meanwhile Ekta Kapoor and her Balaji Telefilms will distribute the Hindi version Vishwaroop in upcountry multiplexes from January 11.
The Telugu version of Vishwaroopam will not be releasing simultaneously with the Tamil version on Jan 11.
Two big Telugu films Nayak and SVSC have blocked all screens as they are releasing around the festival date of Jan 11.