“Striker” Starred by Siddharth (of Rang De Basanti fame) will be the first Bollywood Movie to premiere on YouTube internationally alongside its Indian theatrical release on Feb 5 (2010).
About Striker Movie:
“Striker” is directed by Chandan Arora is based on a true story about a middle class carrom player from Mumbai.It is the story of a friendship, life in the city of dreams in the 80’s, a story of a game that is most common but non-existent.
Striker is produced by The Indian Film Company in association with Studio 18 and it stars Siddharth and Padmapriya ,debuting in Bollywood, in lead roles with Vidya Malvade, Nicolette Bird, Anupam Kher, Seema Biswas and Aditya Pancholi essaying supporting roles.
Hemant Bhardwaj, senior VP of international business for Studio18, said, “This is a redefining moment. The success of this project will put wings on our films, which are rich in content but unable to find optimal distribution abroad because they don’t feature the conventional stars.
Free on Youtube ?
Indian’s need not worry, because there will be several ways to get it (legally) for free.