Spectre DVD/Blu-Ray - Latest James Bond Movie Released on Home Video in India

By Jimmy Mathew, Alaaya

James Bond Spectre Blu-Ray

Mumbai, March 1 - One of the most expensive James Bond movie ‘Spectre’ (The 24th film in the franchise) is out on Blu-ray and DVD in India. Excel Home Videos, the leading home entertainment company in association with 20th Century Fox Entertainment has released the movie on home video.

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With 24 films till date (including Spectre), Bond movies are the longest running successful movie franchise. This is Daniel Craig’s first acting role in the last three years (last film was Skyfall). Says M.N Kapasi, MD, Excel Home Videos, “Keeping in with Excel’s tradition of premium & high quality content; the DVD & Blu-Ray is loaded with special features. The latest installment of the one of the longest-running film franchises in history gives fans never-before shared insight into the complexities that made James Bond the man he is today. Plus both the Blu-ray and DVD have local dubs viz. Hindi, Tamil and Telugu in Dolby Digital 5.1 as options.”

SPECTRE dominated the worldwide box-office making it one of the most successful Bond movies ever, shattering records in nearly every market it was released, led by a historic performance in the UK. The movie did extremely well in Indian box-office ending as one of highest grossing Hollywood movies in 2015. It also holds a record for the highest opening weekend for a Bond film in India.

A cryptic message from the past leads James Bond (Daniel Craig) to Mexico City and Rome, where he meets the beautiful widow (Monica Bellucci) of an infamous criminal. After infiltrating a secret meeting, Bond uncovers the existence of the sinister organization - SPECTRE. Needing the help of the daughter (Léa Seydoux) of an old nemesis, he embarks on a mission to find her. As Bond ventures toward the heart of SPECTRE, he discovers a chilling connection between himself and the enemy (Christoph Waltz) he seeks.

The special features on DVD include video blogs of Director Sam Mendes, Bond’s Supercars, introduction of Léa Seydoux and Monica Bellucci, action sequences, music and the Guinness World Record for the largest film stunt explosion in the history of cinema. In Blu-Ray, the movie buffs can experience the go-behind scenes Bond’s biggest opening sequence filmed in Mexico City.

Spectre is available on DVD at Rs. 599 & Blu-Ray at Rs. 999 at all leading stores across the country. It is also available in four different languages - English, Hindi, and Tamil & Telugu in 5.1 Surround Sound (DVD) & in 7.1 Surround Sound (Blu-Ray).

Excel Home Videos is India’s leading Home Entertainment Company and licensee/distributor for Twentieth Century Fox, MGM, HIT Entertainment, among others in India and also has the largest DVD catalogue in the country. In the recent past, Excel Home Videos has successfully forayed into local Hindi content distribution with critically acclaimed films PARINEETA, CORPORATE and AMU. Excel Home Videos has also released Aamir Khan Production’s LAGAAN, PEEPLI LIVE, DELHI BELLY and DHOBI GHAT. With its innovative and out-of-the-box marketing and distribution strategies, Excel Home Videos has been instrumental in the growth of the home entertainment industry in India.