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Hare Krishna! Film Updates From Around the World
By ISKCON News Staff   |  Dec 18, 2017


India is hosting 700 screenings in one-week, Canada release January 22nd, and South America and New Zealand planned for the early new year.


HARE KRISHNA! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami who started it all has been sweeping the nation by storm. It is now playing in all major cities in Hindi and English: Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Bangalore, Ujjain, Hyderabad, Pune, Karnataka, Chennai and more! Screenings are now happening for one week in 50 theaters throughout India with a total of 700 shows – this is a record in Indian cinema for the docudrama genre.

In Calcutta on December 18th, due to popularity, a multiplex theater will be showing the film in three theaters at one time! While in Bangalore, they have sold out most of their showings and are requesting more.

Tickets could be booked here:


HARE KRISHNA! is coming to major cities on: Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Toronto, ON

Cineplex Yonge-Dundas and VIP


Ottawa, ON

Cineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas


Montréal, QC

Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin Cinemas


Oakville, ON

Cineplex Winston Churchill 24


Calgary, AB

Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas


Vancouver, BC

Cineplex Park Cinemas


A minimum of 50 tickets are required to sell to confirm the screening! 


Taking lead from their neighbors Australia, New Zealand will screen HARE KRISHNA! across the country. A Wellington-based group is working hard to distribute the film in late January.

South America is planning a strategic approach to reaching as many countries as possible through the continent. Marketing in both Spanish and Portuguese language is currently being made and deals with theaters being arranged. 

If anyone can help with the film’s promotions in South America, please contact:


Screenings continue planned until February. Govinda’s in Sydney continues to play the film weekly well as screenings lined up for January 21 in Nambour, and Adelaide and Queensland in February. Australia is going on more than 1-month run of the film! Book now:


Moscow, Russia, was the city where the international premiere of the film took place on Srila Prabhupada’s appearance day, Aug 16th, with 700 viewers, followed by another screening on Aug 21st with 400 more viewers and an introduction by Gopal Krishna Goswami. On the same day, he gave a talk about the film on Moscow FM radio. On October 14th, more screenings took place in Moscow, St Petersburg, where the film was introduced to the audience by Prabhavisnu Das, and 5 more Russian cities. The film was shown in one of the biggest movie theatre chains in Russia, Karo film. More screenings are to follow. 

Six more screenings lined up in Ukraine. Ukraine’s December 5th Kiev screening was a success, hosting a full house of 430 people:

The Ukraine team is hosting another six showings in the second largest city in the country, Kharkov as well as one showing in Kherson, on December 16th. More screenings are being set up for January. 

For the planned screenings in the UK in Spring stay up-to-date here: 


Through the services of Gathr the audience can organize their own screenings in their towns. How Does It Work?
1. Request a screening of Hare Krishna! in your city and pick your preferred dates, venue and time:
2. The screening is then confirmed by Gathr, which are handling all the theater and event logistics.
3. You promote the event to your community to reserve tickets.  More info:

Actress Namitha (with poster) and her husband Veerendra Choudhary at the Chennai screening

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Check out some of the latest publicity about the Indian screenings: 

Actors Namitha  and Veera  reviews:

 Bhanu Swami interview:

Financial Express article:

Yadubara das’  interview with Hrishi K on radio one: 

Urban Asia interview:

IANS Review: 

Movie Talkies Review:

Vivek Bindra, a well known motivational speaker, talks about movies then HARE KRISHNA! at around 4 minutes. 

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