[AI] Fw: DVD of a Bollywood film with Audio Description inHindiavailable worldwide for the first time.

Subramani L lsubramani at deccanherald.co.in
Mon Apr 26 08:28:18 EDT 2010


I'm given to understand that the movie is structured more around
dialogue than any effort in making it audio-described. Correct me if I'm
wrong. 

Subramani 



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[mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Amar Jain
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2010 11:29 AM
To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
Subject: Re: [AI] Fw: DVD of a Bollywood film with Audio Description
inHindiavailable worldwide for the first time.

Nirmita Dee,
from what you have said I presume that this audio description will be 
available in general DVDs also?
If that is the case, then I must pluggin the dvd player to listen to
that?
If you could tell me what is the sign of audio described movie apart
from 
dialogs means where actually we can come to know that it is audio
described 
movie so that I can quickly look at the dvd of it.
I think in the starting itself when the names of producer director
casting 
director etc comes so at that time if it is described then it is audio 
described movie?
any other member who has seen the dvd of MNIK after 24th febuary when
the 
press release came?
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From: "Namita Agarwal" <namitaagarwal14 at gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2010 11:13 AM
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Subject: Re: [AI] Fw: DVD of a Bollywood film with Audio Description
inHindi 
available worldwide for the first time.

> I have had an experience of watching this movie on cable ,mr khan is
> narrating in the movie,the dialogue is quite clear to understand .
> Only 2 places I had to ask what is happening .for those who can't hear
> lip reading is clearly visible or which dialogue is not seen is shown
> by action.
> Very good script.
> _______
> regards namita.
>
>
> On 4/26/10, Asudani, Rajesh <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in> wrote:
>> What happened to audio description of MNIK?
>> Has nobody enjoyed it yet?
>>
>>
>> Regards
>>
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>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Kanchan 
>> Pamnani
>> Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2010 10:35 PM
>> To: Access India; Voice Vision. ; rpp-india at googlegroups.com
>> Subject: [AI] Fw: DVD of a Bollywood film with Audio Description in
Hindi
>> available worldwide for the first time.
>>
>> i am forwarding a mail that I just received which is of interest to
all 
>> of
>> us. Kanchan
>>
>>
>>
>> The Royal National Institute of Blind People's campaign for Audio
>> Description has resulted in several major distributors of Hollywood
films
>> releasing their DVDs with an AD track in the UK. Now, for the first
time,
>> the DVD of a Bollywood film with an AD track in Hindi will be made 
>> available
>> across the world.
>>
>> Eros International's VEER, a love story set in the historical context
of 
>> the
>> British rule in India has resulted in a modern day British-Indian
>> collaboration, making Veer the first Bollywood film to have an
>> audio-description (AD) track in Hindi on its DVD. UK-based Royal
National
>> Institute of Blind People (RNIB) worked with Eros International to 
>> achieve
>> this milestone after its research among blind or partially sighted
people 
>> of
>> Asian origin in the UK and India found that over 70 per cent of 
>> respondents
>> were more likely to watch Bollywood films if AD in Hindi was
provided.
>>
>>
>>
>> Veer DVD hits stores worldwide on 24th April 2010.
>>
>>
>>
>> feel free to contact me for any further information.
>>
>>
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Sonali Rai
>>
>> International Development Officer
>> Media and Culture Department
>> Royal National Institute of Blind People
>> 105 Judd Street
>> London
>> WC1H 9NE
>> Tel:   020 7391 3270
>> Fax:  020 7387 7109
>> Sonali.rai at rnib.org.uk
>>
>> www.rnib.org.uk/audiodescription
>> Audio Description is a free service that transforms the enjoyment of
TV,
>> Film, Theatre and sports events for people with sight problems.
>>
>> Audio description is now available on television and DVD, as well as
in
>> cinemas, theatres, museums, galleries and sports venues. For more
>> information go to www.rnib.org.uk/audiodescription
>>
>>
>>
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