Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) announced today that Ramesh Sippy Entertainment's DUM MAARO DUM will be released on April 22 in India with Dolby Surround 7.1.
Produced by Ramesh Sippy Entertainment and distributed by Fox Star Studios, DUM MAARO DUM is a dramatic thriller set among the beaches, side streets, and raves of Goa. The film stars Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Rana Duggabati, and Pratiek Babbar and will feature a soundtrack created by Pritam.
"It is a pleasure to be first off the block with mixing my film DUM MAARO DUM in Dolby Surround 7.1. Viewers will be delighted with the enhanced sound experience of this phenomenal product," said Rohan Sippy, the film's director.
He further added, "DUM MAARO DUM, a thriller for the audience, will have more depth, more realism, and an even greater sense of being in the middle of the action. Dolby Surround 7.1 takes the excitement of movies to the next level."
The Dolby Surround 7.1 mix was conducted by FutureWorks Media Ltd., with Manas Ranjan Choudhury as Sound Designer and Debojit Changmai as Sound Mixing Engineer.
"Dolby has been helping filmmakers realise their artistic visions through continued innovation in audio and visual technologies for forty years. We are pleased to support Indian filmmakers with Dolby Surround 7.1. This technology gives filmmakers greater control over the definition and placement of sounds and is designed to help them unleash the full depth and power of their creative visions," said Matt Cuson, Senior Director, Marketing, Cinema Market Segment, Dolby Laboratories.