‘Peru cheppakunda thantha’ was name of Hollywood flick ‘My Name Is Nobody’, dubbed into Telugu about 30 years ago.
In 1982, Richard Attenborough’s film Gandhi was dubbed into six Indian languages. Steven Spielberg’s film Jurassic Park was dubbed into Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Momentum picked up then after huge success of Jurassic Park in indian languages, and more Hollywood movies are being dubbed into Indian languages these days and also releasing same day as original one.
Spiderman 2 was released with 300 prints in India. Avatar film got record Rs 1 crore for paid previews. Avatar’s first day collection in India was Rs 6.75 crore.