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Parasite Was The Widest Release Ever Of Any Foreign language Film In India

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Parasite is a 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Han Jin-won.

It stars Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, and Park So-dam, and follows the members of a poor family who scheme to become employed by a wealthy family by infiltrating their household and posing as unrelated, highly qualified individuals.

The film premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival on 21 May 2019, where it became the first Korean film to win the Palme d’Or and the first to win with a unanimous vote since 2013’s Blue Is the Warmest Colour.

It was then released in South Korea by CJ Entertainment on 30 May 2019. It received universal critical acclaim, and has been hailed as one of the greatest South Korean films ever made and one of the best films of the 2010s. It has grossed $167.6 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing South Korean film.

Parasite was released on 31st Jan in 76 Screens in around 20 plus cities all over India with 99 shows daily. It was the widest release ever of any Foreign language film in India.

It has done exceedingly well with 34000 plus admissions till yesterday and has been carried in to second week with 46 screens.

Additionally there were 42 shows in Oscar week in Release week and 19 shows in second week.

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