Having made it’s mark in the Domestic and Traditional Overseas markets, Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd magnum opus HAPPY NEW YEAR sets yet another milestone and becomes the first Indian film to get a release in CHINA within months of its Indian release – The film was cleared by SARFT on 1st January 2015 for its Nationwide release to kick start the New Year. Worldwide Distributors – Yash Raj Films (YRF) have entered into a deal with 1905 Pictures (film distribution arm of China Central Television Movie Channel / CCTV) who will distribute locally along with China Film Group.
Happy New Year will release on 12th February. It has been given the prestigious Pre-Spring Festival release date which is reserved only for Chinese Movies and will be released in 5,000 screens across China over the Chinese New Year weekend, making it the first Indian film to get this release window and the biggest opening for any Indian film. Happy New Year was the first imported movie (all countries including US) to be approved by Chinese Regulators in China in 2015. It will also be showcased as a Premier movie in Beijing International Film Festival.