‘Mom’ The Last Film of Sridevi gets Release in China on 22nd March
A heart-touching film “Mom” the last gift from Sridevi to her fans got overwhelming to response in India and other overseas market. Now the film is going to touch the heart of Chinese audience.
Sridevi was honored posthumously with a Best Actress National Film Award for her performance in the 2017 for the film.
As we know Sridevi died in February last year, seven months’ after the India release of “Mom” in July 2017. The Indian drama film “Mom”, which marks the one of the final on-screen performances by actress Sridevi, is set for theatrical release in China from next month.
The film is set for release in China on March 22. It is being imported on revenue sharing terms and will partner with Sparkle Media for the Chinese outing.
“We will be giving the film as big a release as some of the bigger Bollywood films. We hope for a successful run in China especially since the audience there, we feel, will be able to relate to this powerful story of a strong female character’s journey,” a spokesman for India’s Zee Studios said.
“Mom” is about how a girl’s life changes when she is brutally gang-raped by a group of spoiled rich students from her school. Her stepmother seeks justice and employs the help of a detective to teach the perpetrators a lesson. The film is Directed by Ravi Udyawar.
Earlier the film was released in 39 territories through Zee International or its licensees. In India, “Mom” earned two National Film Awards, one for Sridevi as actress, another for its background score.
Sridevi, died age 54 in U.A.E. accidentally, drowning when she lost consciousness in a hotel bathtub. She did her first film “Julie” when she was 12 year old, in 1978 in “Solva Sawan” she played a leading actress role and celebrated her first successful film, followed by “Himmatwala” in 1983. In 2012 Sridevi made a successful come back after 15 years with the blockbuster “English Vinglish”.