All set to release on 28th August 2019, ‘The Donkey King’ will become the first Pakistan film ever to be released in South Korea
The record-breaking animated film of Pakistan ‘The Donkey King’ has once grabbed our attention as it is all set for an international release.
Directed by Aziz Jindani, the animated comedy film of 2018 proved to be a Box Office hit after its big release in 2018. It also became the highest-grossing animated film of Pakistan.
The good news is that our Donkey Raja will now entertain the international audience after winning the hearts of children as well as adults in Pakistan.
All set to release on 28th August 2019, the film will become the first Pakistan film ever to be released in South Korea and we cannot be prouder!
The highest-grossing Pakistani animated film will soon be available internationally in multiple local languages, Korean being the first one.
The film will release alongside a slate of other international animated films including Angry Birds 2 and Wonder Park.
Aziz Jindani, the Director of The Donkey King, and the man behind Pakistan’s first and most popular superhero animated series said:
This is a huge achievement for us as a nation that a Pakistani film has reached such high levels of popularity and is now reaching newer audiences. We will however not stop just with the release in South Korea; we are trying to unlock other international markets too and further updates on this front will be shared soon. This is a huge stepping stone for the Pakistani film industry as it is creating new benchmarks internationally, giving us much more exposure than we ever had before.
Aziz Jindani also shared this big news on social media that ‘The Donkey King’ will get it’s first international theatrical release in South Korea.
He wrote that even though he couldn’t understand the South Korean dubbed version yet it feels heartwarming to see these homegrown characters speaking Korean.
Here’s what Aziz Jindani wrote:
The South Korean caption reads:
The battle to save the world of donkey dong who became king!!
The Donkey King main trailer video released!
The new #donkey alumni with the #donkey of #Shrek!
Throwing a challenge to be a real king for animal friends!!
August 28th, the jungle is on me!! Check it out at the theater!
Watch the Korean dubbed version of ‘The Donkey King’ below!
The superhit animated film of Pakistan revolved around the politics of jungle and it was loved by children as well as grown-ups. It featured the voices of Jan Rambo, Ismail Tara, Hina Dilpazeer, Ghulam Mohiuddin, and Jawed Sheikh.
The film was released in Pakistan on 13 October 2018 under the banners of Geo Films and Talisman Studios. It grossed Rs. 24.75 crores after running in the cinemas for 25 weeks.