Walt Disney releases first live action Hindi feature Do Dooni Chaar

The film, which opens on October 8, 2010, stars the hit duo of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor, who as a lead couple return to the silver screen after 30 years

Aug 19, 2010 09:08 IST India Infoline News Service

The Walt Disney Company in India today officially announced the release of its first live action Hindi feature “Do Dooni Chaar”. Produced by Planman Motion Pictures, “Do Dooni Chaar” is an inspiring story of a middle class family of endearing characters directed by Habib Faisal. The film, which opens on October 8, 2010, stars the hit duo of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor, who as a lead couple return to the silver screen after 30 years.


“Storytelling is at the heart of Disney’s creative heritage and Do Dooni Chaar is the best representation of this with its delightful and touching narrative that will resonate with every Indian family and features characters to fall in love with” said Swati Shetty, executive director - Theatrical Productions and Acquisitions, Walt Disney Studios International Production (India).


At the center of this heartwarming film is the Duggal family who audiences follow through everyday life. Father and schoolteacher Mr. Duggal (Rishi Kapoor) who is trying his best to cope with double digit inflation rates and single digit increments in his salary; his wife who loves the good life (Neetu Kapoor) and  add to that, a demanding teenage daughter (Aditi Vasudev) and a fast-track son (Archit Krishna).


The real action begins when the family decides to buy into the big middle class dream and graduate from a scooter to a car. What follows is an exuberant journey of chaos, revelations, confrontation and discovery which eventually brings them together as a family.


“Do Dooni Chaar has been an incredible experience for us and we are thrilled to be working with Disney to enable more Indian movie lovers the opportunity to see this film that we are extremely proud of.


The story of the Duggal family is one that will resonate strongly with Indian audiences and is one of universal heartache and triumph that represents the very best of the coming together of family,” said Shubho Shekhar Bhattacharjee, ceo & creative director, Planman Motion Pictures.


Today's announcement demonstrates The Walt Disney Company India's continued commitment to delivering quality and entertaining stories for Indian families on the big screen.


“Do Dooni Chaar and the recently announced Telugu fantasy adventure film Anaganaga – O – Dheerudu (Once Upon a Warrior), made for our southern audiences, highlights great film making, timeless stories and the versatility of our Studios business to produce across different languages and genres," added Ms. Shetty.




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