Sony Pictures Entertainment, India has come on board for the theatrical distribution of Anna, a biopic on the life and times of Anna Hazare in India. Directed by Shashank Udapurkar the film traces Anna’s journey from his childhood and captures his ups and downs culminating with his emergence as a national icon. The film will release on October 14th, 2016.

Commenting on the announcement, Appu Singh, Director, Sales said, “SPE India has one of the strongest grass roots distribution network with last mile reach in the country and apart from our Hollywood slate we continue to distribute local language productions. We are pleased to partner with the makers of Anna and release it in India.”

Manindra Jain, producer of the film says, “We are extremely glad to associate and collaborate with Sony Pictures Entertainment,India for our film Anna. The journey of Shri Anna Hazare is of paramount cinematic significance, one that we hope we can share with every Indian citizen through the vast outreach and bandwidth of SPE India by our side.”

Presented by The Rise Pictures Pvt. Ltd, produced by Manindra Jain, distributed in India by SPE India, ‘Anna’ stars Shashank Udapurkar,Tanishaa Mukherji,Rajit Kapoor, Sharat Saxena and Govind Namdeo, and is Directed by Shashank Udapurkar. The movie is all set to release on 14th October, 2016.