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Sony Le PLEX HD commemorates Shakespeare’s death anniversary with Television Premiere of ‘Macbeth’

National, April 17, 2017

“Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Shakespeare

Legends never die. One such legend is William Shakespeare. An English poet, playwright, and actor, he passed away 400 years ago but his work still reverberates in our lives. As a tribute on his death anniversary Sony Le PLEX HD will telecast the Indian Television Premiere of Macbeth on April 23, 2017 at 1 PM and 9 PM.

Macbeth is a tragic play written by Shakespeare in 1606 that went on to become one of his most celebrated work. It is a story of a Scottish general who comes to power after killing the king of Scotland but is consumer by guilt and paranoia. The play has been adapted to many films, attracting some of the best known actors to play the roles of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

The film, directed by Justin Kurzel, stars some of Hollywood finest actors like Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard and Jack Reyan. The movie was also chosen by Cannes Film Festival to compete for the Palme d'Or -  the highest prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Witness some powerful performances as one of the most epic plays comes to reel life with Macbeth on April 23 on Sony le PLEX HD #WhereYouBelong

About Sony Le PLEX HD: 

Sony Le PLEX HD is the premium Hollywood movie channel from the English Cluster of Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPN). The channel caters to avid English movie lovers who enjoy watching critically acclaimed Hollywood cinema. With the brand tagline Where You Belong, the channel serves as a premium hangout for movie lovers to connect & converse over quality Hollywood movies. The channel has unique programming properties like Le Premiere, where one can catch 52 premieres in 52 weeks of the year and Its 9O’ Talk, a monthly programing initiative that connects 5 movies across the week through a common theme. The channel boasts of 400 plus movie titles that include 200 award winning movies with over 500 awards between them. Sony Le PLEX HD is available across DTH and digital cable platforms.

SPN is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation which owns and operates the Sony Entertainment network of television channels. Sony Le PLEX HD is a part of the network of leading channels like MAX, SAB, PIX, MIX, SIX, KIX, PAL, MAX2, AATH, AXN, ANIMAX, and more!