The Donkey King is making its way to China

Published 16 Nov, 2021 04:46pm

Images Staff

The animated film is going to get its Chinese theatrical release on November 19.

Geo Films and Talisman Studios' The Donkey King is making its way to Chinese cinemas on November 19.

Dubbed the highest grossing Pakistani animated film, The Donkey King has already been released in theatres in over 10 countries — Spain, South Korea, Russia, Greece, Turkey, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Taiwan. 

The film has already been dubbed in English and released on Amazon Prime for viewers in the US and UK.

"We are ecstatic to see our film receive global appreciation across countries. The theatrical release in China is the final frontier in this journey. We hope that this  unlocks door for release of more Pakistani films in China in future," said director Aziz Jindani.

The Donkey King is an animated comedy film that was released in Pakistan in October 2018. The original version features the voices of Jan Rambo, Ismail Tara, Hina Dilpazeer, Ghulam Mohiuddin and Jawed Sheikh, and grossed Rs247.5 million at the domestic box office over a 25-week theatrical run.