Baywatch, which will mark the Hollywood debut of one of India’s leading actresses, Priyanka Chopra, is to be dubbed and released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi as well in India.
Announcing this, Huebox Studios Private Limited, the company that is releasing the film in Tamil, in a statement said, “Actress Priyanka Chopra made her debut in the film industry with the Tamil film Tamizhan, which featured actor Vijay in the lead. Thanks to her hard work and her persistant efforts, she has gone on to become one of Bollywood’s top actresses.
“Now, she is making her debut in Hollywood as well with the film Baywatch. It is a well known fact that Baywatch was a very popular and successful television series. The film Baywatch is based on the same television series and features some of Hollywood’s leading artistes like Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario. Some important aspects and essence of this television series have been used to make this film, which will have a number of action sequences.
“Paramount Pictures is releasing the film all over the world. Directed by Seth Gordon, the film is all set to release in Hollywood on May 26 and on June 2 in India.
“Priyanka Chopra will be seen playing the character of Victoria Leeds, a member of a gang indulging in the smuggling of drugs.
Expectations from the film are huge for several reasons. Priyanka Chopra, whose popularity has grown in the US after the success of the television series Quantico, will be seen performing some daring action sequences in this film. Also, the fact that Priyanka will be seen acting with Dwayne Johnson alias the Rock for the first time has led to a great interest in the project. Needless to say, Dwayne Johnson, who was also part of the famous Fast and Furious franchise, has a huge fan following the world over. All of these factors have raised expectations about the film.”