Islamabad, Nov.15 (INP): “The Donkey King,” the highest-grossing Pakistani animated film by director Aziz Jindani, is ready to become the first film from the country in recent times to get a wide theatrical release in China on November 19.
According to Gwadar Pro, Geo Films and Talisman Studios on announced that “The Donkey King,” was set to hit the Chinese screens.
“The Donkey King” has already been a global ambassador for Pakistani cinema with a dubbed theatrical release in several countries including Spain, South Korea, Russia, Greece, Turkey, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan.
“We are ecstatic to see our film receive global appreciation across countries. The theatrical release in China is the final frontier in this journey.
We hope that this unlocks doors for the release of more Pakistani films in China in the future,” said Jindani.
“The Donkey King” is an animated comedy film that was released in Pakistan in October 2018, and has been produced by Geo Films and Talisman Studios.
The original version features the voices of Jan Rambo, Ismail Tara, Hina Dilpazeer, Ghulam Mohiuddin and Jawed Sheikh, and grossed Pakistani Rs Rs 257.5 million at the domestic box office over the course of a theatrical run that ran over 25 weeks.