Applied sets ‘Delhi’ release date

Pic due out Dec. 7

Applied Art Productions has set a US theatrical release for Indian 3D animated film “Delhi Safari” for Dec. 7 in the top 20 regional markets.

The English-language version of “Safari” includes voices by Jane Lynch, Cary Elwes, Vanessa Williams, Brad Garrett, Christopher Lloyd, Jason Alexander, Carlos Alazraqui and Tara Strong.

Story is set amid a jungle where a real estate developer begins construction on a new subdivision. The unlikely team of a leopard cub and his mother, an unruly monkey and a bear kidnap a parrot to journey to Delhi and make their case for preserving their homes.

Pic was produced by Krayon Pictures, a 3D animation studio in India. Producers are Anupama Patil and Kishor Patil and exec producers are Fred deWysocki, Nishith Takia, Aditya Nath Jha and Namrata Sharma.

Screenplay is penned by the writing team of Nikhil Advani, Girish Dhamija and Suresh Nair, with additional dialogue by Milap Zaveri.

“Delhi Safari” screened at the Annecy Film Festival and won the best animation award at Ficci Frames.

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