NEW DELHI: Eros International Media Ltd has acquired the Tamil theatrical rights of Maatran, produced by AGS Entertainment.
Eros has been assigned the Tamil theatrical rights for Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka and the Tamil audio rights of the movie.
Maatran is slated for release on 15 August.
Maatran is an upcoming Tamil action thriller film directed and co-written by KV Anand and scripted by Subha. It stars Suriya who would portray two different roles along with Kajal Aggarwal. Harris Jayaraj has composed the tunes and the tracks in the music album.
Commenting on the acquisition, Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd said, “With Maatraan, Eros continues to explore and establish its presence in the regional film markets. The film promises to be one of its kind action thrillers and we are happy to associate with AGS Entertainment to release this much awaited film with the hugely popular Suriya”.
AGS Entertainment director Kalpathi S. Aghoram added, “There exists a huge potential for AGS Entertainment and Eros International to synergize given our experience in Tamil film production and their global presence with content spread across most leading Indian languages."
The film has been shot across diverse locales including the Pakistan border, Hyderabad, Wai in Maharashtra and Jodhpur. A major portion of the film was filmed in the Balkan region countries like Russia, Croatia, Serbia, Albania and Macedonia. The film has used performance capture technology in some of its action scenes.
“With our expanding portfolio of multiplexes and our possible foray into other emerging areas of entertainment, we are working towards establishing the Kalpathi Group as a quality player of repute across the sector," said AGS Entertainment director Kalpathi S. Suresh.