'Sivaji 3D' first Indian film in new sound format

Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil political-thriller "Sivaji 3D" will be India's first film to be released with Dolby Atmos, a new audio platform that will change the experience of sound and transport audiences into the story with a lifelike, sensory experience.

"It is one of our most significant innovations in recent years and represents the future of entertainment," said Pankaj Kedia, country manager, Dolby Laboratories, in a statement.

"Sivaji 3D", which is directed by S. Shankar, opens in cinemas Dec 12 on Rajinikanth's 62nd birthday.