Hey guys how can I add box around subtitle like on picture with ffmpeg here is mi current command

ffmpeg -i movie.mkv -strict -2 -vf "subtitles=subtitle.srt:force_style='FontName=ubuntu,fontsize=30',scale=720:-1" -qscale:v 3  Movie.avi

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ffmpeg -i movie.mkv -strict -2 -vf "subtitles=subtitle.srt:force_style='FontName=ubuntu,fontsize=30,BorderStyle=3,OutlineColour=&H80000000',scale=720:-1" -qscale:v 3  Movie.avi

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