WORLD PREMIERE OF ‘THE DICTATOR’ TO HIT SCREENS ACROSS THE UK FEATURING MUSIC BY PANJABI MC – ON MAY 10 – LONDON
London, Thursday 3 May – Paramount Pictures have pleasure in announcing that the World Premiere of THE DICTATOR will take place on Thursday 10 May at The Royal Festival Hall in London and will be beamed to 20 cinema sites across the UK and Ireland, giving fans the chance to be amongst the first in the world to see the highly anticipated comedy.
“Beware” (Mundian To Bach Ke) by Panjabi MC featuring Jay-Z ( http://youtu.be/wke0-lj2wzw ) is the official movie theme song as heard on the official trailer here – http://youtu.b/cYplvwBvGA4 currently exceeding over 8 million views. A special version of the trailer showcasing the bhangra song was also made for a Super Bowl XLVI commercial seen and heard by a record 111.3 million viewers in the most-watched television show in U.S. history.
The World Premiere red carpet arrivals will be screened live into the participating cinemas so the audience can enjoy the celebrity arrivals, red carpet interviews, and of course a very special appearance from Admiral General Aladeen himself.
Those not lucky enough to attend the regional premieres can watch all of the action unfold on THE DICTATOR UK Facebook page ( http://www.facebook.com/DictatorMovieUK ) where the red carpet action will be streamed LIVE. THE DICTATOR tells the heroic story of a North African dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. THE DICTATOR is released in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Wednesday 16 May, 2012 http://www.republicofwadiya.com
Listen to Panjabi MC’s NEW & current single Bari Barsi at www.pmcrecords.com
For Further information please contact:
Contact email@example.com for further news and information, back stage
images/audio/videos and promotional material.
www.pmcrecords.com | www.twitter.com/panjabimc1
About Panjabi MC :
Panjabi MC is an International music producer and DJ born in the UK. He is well known worldwide as a pioneer in the global popularization of traditional Panjabi music, merged with hip hop, R&B & dance.
Panjabi MC has picked up numerous awards winning Best Dance Act at MTV Europe, Best UK Act of the Year at the Mobo’s , Best Dance Track in Germany, Italy and Switzerland as well as winning the World best-selling Indian recording artist of the year trophy at The World Music Awards.
His most famous record ‘Mundian To Bach Ke’ charted Top Ten in most countries around the world reaching the number one spot in Italy and Belgium as well as selling 100,000 units in Germany for the first two days alone debuting at #2.
The success of Mundian To Bach Ke (also titled Beware of the Boys) was taken to another level when the rapper Jay Z, a multi-platinum, 10 time Grammy Award winning artist collaborated on the record.
With further more hit singles such as Jogi, Jatt Ho Giya Sharabee, Kori (Giddah) and Snake Charmer – Panjabi MC has grown to be one of the most sought-after music producers. He has worked with a variety of influential artists and global brands including – Beenie Man, Twista, WWF, Inside Man (Movie), and the Pussycat Dolls to name a few all willing to be a part of the Bhangra fusion sound.
Attesting to his global appeal, Panjabi MC is also a prolific internet icon, with over 70 million views on YouTube.
Now, in 2011, having almost played to audiences in every country in the world, Panjabi MC is set to reach new peaks. Back with a brand new album ‘The Raj’, expect Panjabi MC’s sound to take listeners to another level as he continues to entertain and inspire new
generations of music for people of all colours and cultures worldwide.
The Dictator – Official Trailer