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Bollywood sci-fi 'Krrish' given U certificate; to release on June 23

Written by: Staff
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New Delhi, June 6 (UNI) After Aamir Khan-starrer 'Fanaa', it is now the turn of the Rakesh Roshan camp to weave magic at the turnstile bringing for viewers its latest sci-fi enterprise 'Krrish', the sequel to Koi Mil Gaya, which stars Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles.

The film, produced at a cost of Rs 50 crore, is one of the most expensive ventures in the history of Indian cinema and is packed with some breathtaking action sequences and astonishing special effects.

A blend of Western technology and an Eastern medley of music, dance, and emotions, 'Krrish' has been given a U certificate and it will open in theatres worldwide on June 23, according to Censor Board of Film Certification sources.

Priyanka is essaying the role of a television reporter and according to the film's producer and director Rakesh Roshan the day he saw Priyanka in Yash Johar's funeral procession, he decided to cast her in 'Krrish'.

He said the title character played by Hrithik Roshan in the film is not like that of Spiderman, Superman or Batman but he is an ordinary boy who has been endowed with some super powers.

A few weeks ago, the sources were apprehending a tussle between the film and the Censor Board because in some parts of the flick some animals have been used and then it was being believed that Indian Animal Welfare Board would object to the usage of animals during the shooting of the film and might create barriers in its release.

The sources said Rakesh Roshan specifically wanted to show some footages in the film featuring animals, but he knew doing so would invite trouble in India so he went to Singapore and canned most of the fare there because the Animal Board there gives permission to shoot scenes involving animals.

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