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Eros to release Dil Dhadakne Do & Bangistan in UK cinemas

Dil Dhadakne Do - UK Release - EROS PosterEros International Media Ltd (Eros International), a leading global film company in the Indian film entertainment industry has acquired the international rights of Excel Entertainment’s eagerly awaited films – Zoya Akhtar’s Dil Dhadakne Do and Karan Anshuman’s Bangistan.

Dil Dhadakne Do, in Zoya’s trademark style boasts of an ensemble cast including Anil Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma and Shefali Shah. Shot mostly in foreign locales on a cruise ship, the film is a drama centered around a dysfunctional Punjabi family.

Film critic turned director Karan Anshuman’s Bangistan, a hilarious parody  stars Riteish Deshmukh and Pulkit Samrat as two rival, blundering terrorists with Jacqueline Fernandez making a special appearance.

Speaking on the announcement, Jyoti Deshpande, CEO, Eros International Media Ltd said, “After a successful association for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, we are happy to once again partner with Excel who are known to make films that entertain as well as consistently offer a fresh take on cinema. Dil Dhadakne Do and Bangistan are looking extremely promising and we are looking forward to showcase these films internationally through our digital and distribution network”.

Producer Ritesh Sidhwani, Excel Entertainment added, “We are happy to collaborate with Eros for these two exciting projects and present them on a worldwide platform through their outstanding distribution network”.

Eros will release Bangistan on 17th April, 2015 and Dil Dhadakne Do on 5th June, 2015 in UK cinemas and the international markets.

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Eros to co-produce Shivaay with Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn - HimmatwalaEros International has announced its collaboration with Ajay Devgn Films for the actor’s next directorial venture Shivaay.

Eros will co-produce with Ajay his most ambitious project yet – Shivaay. Along with directing the film, Ajay will play the lead with debutante actress Sayesha, grand niece of legendary Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu.

Commenting on the association, Sunil Lulla, Managing Director – Eros International Media Ltd said, “We are happy to extend our fabulous relationship with Ajay to Shivaay. With him at the helm, his fans and audiences can be assured of some fantastic action packed drama high on entertainment”.

Ajay Devgn added, “I am delighted that Eros will co-produce Shivaay. Having closely worked with them on several successful projects, I am looking forward to associating with them once again with a great marketing and distribution platform to back it”.

The film is expected to go on floors in January 2015. Touted as one of the most anticipated releases in 2016, the big-ticket action entertainer is slated to release worldwide on 23rd January 2016.

Eros to release Rajinikanth’s ‘Lingaa’

LingaaEros International, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry has acquired the worldwide rights of the hugely anticipated Tamil multi-entertainer Lingaa, starring superstar Rajinikanth and directed by K.S. Ravikumar.

Produced by Rockline Entertainments Pvt Ltd, Producer Rockline Venkatesh and also presented by Muni Rathna, Lingaa features south mega star Rajinikanth reprising a dual role along with Anushka Shetty and Sonakshi Sinha who makes her debut in Tamil cinema. The sound track has been scored by Oscar winning composer, A R Rahman with cinematography by R. Rathnavelu and production design by Sabu Cyril.

The music rights of the film, across languages – Tamil, Telugu and Hindi have also been acquired by Eros’ music label, Eros Music.

Mr. Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd said, “We are delighted to present and release worldwide superstar Rajnikanth’s much anticipated film Lingaa. Audiences across the globe keenly await his first live action film after the blockbuster Robot. There is a huge buzz within the consumers and trade for the film and we are very excited.”

Producer Mr. Rockline Venkatesh added, “We are very pleased to associate with a leading studio like Eros to present a prestigious project like Lingaa starring superstar Shri Rajinikanth. With their global positioning, we hope to present the film on a worldwide platform with maximum reach”.

Eros will release Lingaa worldwide in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi amongst other languages this December.

Eros International’s Housefull 3 to be shot in the UK

SajidEros International Media Limited, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry today announced its continued partnership with Sajid Nadiadwala to release the third instalment of the hugely successful comedy franchise Housefull. Following the unprecedented success of the first two in the series, Eros once again teams up with Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment for the much awaited Housefull 3, directed by writer-turned-director duo Sajid-Farhad.

Commenting on the association, Jyoti Deshpande, Group CEO – Eros International Media Ltd said, “We share a special relationship with Sajid that goes back several decades and are excited to have Sajid back with us. What better film to start with than the third instalment of the hit franchise Housefull. It promises to be a star studded laugh riot shot lavishly in the UK, Sajid Nadiadwala style.”

Producer Sajid Nadiadwala added, “I’m happy to team up with Eros once more for this very popular series. Housefull 3 will be bigger and funnier and we are confident together we will once again successfully present some wholesome entertainment to audiences worldwide”.

The film is slated for a 2015 release.