MUMBAI: In a meeting that took place on 2 November
between Sony Pictures India and the multiplexes,
Sony has agreed to release Saawariya in Mumbai's
multiplexes for 50 per cent of the revenue in
the first week, 40 per cent in the second and
30 in the third. The same for other smaller
territories is 50:50, 42½:57½,
the other hand, Eros is yet to arrive at a decision
with the multiplexes except for Inox, which
is the distributor of Om Shanti Om in Kolkata.
Hence Inox will start advance bookings of both
movies from tomorrow and will play both movies
on 9 November in its Kolkata properties.
Shanti Om advance bookings open only at INOX
multiplexes across the country from Sunday,
4th November 2007. This will give cine buffs
the opportunity to book their OSO tickets only
at INOX multiplexes, much before the rest of
the country does.
As for Adlabs, the stalemate continues said
the spokesperson. "As until yesterday there
was no progress with the negotiations,"
said Adlabs spokesperson Anjali Malhotra. "And
if there has been any progress today we have
no news and hence am unable to make any statement."
status-quo for PVR and the spokesperson Karan
said that the meeting for the same is scheduled
for Monday only after which a statement could
Cinemax the deal is half-clinched as Saawariya
will be playing at all their screens and the
booking had also begun as of today. This was
confirmed by VP, marketing, Devang Sampat. "
But as for OSO the negotiations are still on.
We will be able to comment only by Monday,"
Naidu of Eros said that as talks between the
respective parties are still underway she would
provide an update only early next week.