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Fox Star Studios to enter Tamil film industry

MUMBAI: Having tapped the Indian market by distributing films like Slumdog Millionaire and Quick Gun Murugun and co-producing Atiti Tum Kab Jaoge, Fox Star Srudios India is now foraying into the production of Tamil Films.


Said Fox Star CEO Vijay Singh, "This is the first Indian-language film besides Hindi that we are venturing into. As a principle, we want to do around five films a year and that could be in any Indian language. We want to make films that entertain and are commercially successful. Our constant endeavour is to focus on and pick those films, the content of which would attract the audience."


To begin with, the studio will produce Tamil films in association with director A R Murugadoss‘ new production house named, A R Murugadoss Productions.


Murugadoss has directed five films namely Dheena, Ramana, Ghajini (Tamil & Hindi), Stalin and Ezham Arivu, of which four have been classified hits. Apart from the Hindi version of Ghajini, its Tamil version also received rave reviews.


Fox Star Studios global head Sanford will visit Chennai on 5 September to officially announce the entry of Fox Star in the Tamil film industry.


The first Tamil film to be produced under this collaboration would be directed by Murugadoss‘ long time associate Saravanan.
 

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