Viacom 18 Motion Pictures unveils 2012 film release slate

MUMBAI: Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, the movie production and distribution business under Viacom18 Group, has unveiled the movie lineup for the next year.

Starting from Abbas-Mustan‘s Players on 6 January, the company will release Pen India and Boundscript Motion Pictures‘ Vidya Balan-starrer Kahaani on 9 March.

It would be followed by Vishesh Film‘s Blood Money on 23 March. On 20 April, the company will release Wide Frame Pictures and Viacom18 Motion Pictures‘ JV Bittu Boss.
The company has also announced other films, for which release dates are yet to be finalized. The list include Anurag Kashyap‘s two-part feature offering Gangs of Wasseypur, Ram Gopal Varma‘s Department, David Dhawan‘s Chashme Baddoor, Rani Mukherji-starrer Aiyaa, an untitled film starring Arjun Rampal and Chitrangda Singh being directed by Sudhir Mishra, Son Of Sardar and Sunny Deol‘s Ghayal Returns.

"With the lineup, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures is well on track to achieve its goal of being in the list of the top three production houses in India within three years of its existence," Viacom18 Motion Pictures COO Vikram Malhotra said in a statement.

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