Zokkomon

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Zokkomon
Zokkomon.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed bySatyajit Bhatkal
Screenplay bySatyajit Bhatkal
Lancy Fernandes
Svati Chakravarty Bhatkal
Story bySatyajit Bhatkal
Lancy Fernandes
Svati Chakravarty Bhatkal
StarringDarsheel Safary
Manjari Phadnis
Anupam Kher
Music byShankar-Ehsaan-Loy
CinematographyKeshav Prakash
Edited bySuresh Pai
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
  • 22 April 2011 (2011-04-22)
Running time
109 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Zokkomon is 2011 Indian superhero film, released by Disney World Cinema, written and directed by Satyajit Bhatkal. Starring Darsheel Safary in the leading role, Zokkomon is Disney's fourth involvement in a production for the Indian market (after the computer-animated Roadside Romeo, Tollywood movie Anaganaga O Dheerudu and the live-action Do Dooni Chaar). The music has been composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy.[1]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music is composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy. Lyrics are penned by Ramesh,Lakshmi and Javed Akhtar

Zokkomon
Soundtrack album by
Released25 March 2011
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelBuena Vista
Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy chronology
Game (2011 film)
(2011)
Zokkomon
(2011)
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
(2011)

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsPerformer(s)Length
1."Eena Meena Myna Mo"Javed AkhtarYashita Yashpal 
2."Jhunjhunamakadstrama"RameshAnushka 
3."Suno Brother"AnirudhLakshmi 
4."Tum Bin Yeh Dil Ghabraye"Javed AkhtarShaan 
5."Zokkomon"Javed AkhtarShankar Mahadevan 
6."Zokkomon - I"Javed AkhtarAlyssa Mendonsa, Shankar Mahadevan 

Release[edit]

The movie was originally scheduled for release on 7 May 2010, but due to scheduling conflicts with Bumm Bumm Bole, another film starring Safary, the release date was moved to 22 April 2011.[2][3][4]

Home media[edit]

The film was released by Buena Vista Home Entertainment on DVD, digital Download, and on demand on 26 July 2011.[5][6][7][8] The release will be produced in DVD widescreen and include a Hindi language track plus English subtitles.

Reception[edit]

Critical response[edit]

Zokkomon has received favorable reviews from film critics. Los Angeles Times film critic Kevin Thomas describes Zokkomon as a "lively and engaging family film" that has "more substance and cohesiveness than much Bollywood fare."[9] Robert Koehler of Variety calls the production package under Satyajit Bhatkal's direction "thoroughly pro," while Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter says that the first live-action film from Disney Studios India is "designed to give Indian kids their first superhero."[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Walt Disney Studios Launch Zokkomon". Glamsham.
  2. ^ Bansal, Robin (2010-01-29). "Working with Darsheel was an amazing experience: Zokkomon director". Hindustan Times. HT Media Limited. Retrieved 2010-04-21.
  3. ^ Jha, Subhash K. (2010-05-12). "I jist want my fans to love me: Darsheel". The Times of India. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  4. ^ "Walt Disney's Zokkomon to Release on 22nd April 2011". Bollywood Trade. 2 March 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  5. ^ "Walt Disney Unveils Three Indian Movies In North America". The Economic Times. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  6. ^ Ramrakhani, Naina (1 July 2011). "Disney Sets Up a New Home in India". Desi Hits. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  7. ^ "Disney to Launch 3 Hindi Films in North America Across Platforms". Business of Cinema. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  8. ^ "Disney Releasing 3 Indian Films in North America". Deccan Herald. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  9. ^ Thomas, Kevin (25 April 2011). "Movie Review: Zokkomon". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 13 July 2011.
  10. ^ Honeycutt, Kirk (19 April 2011). "Zokkomon: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 13 July 2011.
  11. ^ Koehler, Robert (20 April 2011). "Zokkomon". Variety. Retrieved 13 July 2011.

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