Indian Film Company in 3 co-production deals

MUMBAI: The Indian Film Company Limited (TIFC) has stitched three co-production deals as part of its movie ramp up programme. The lineup includes a movie with Abbas Mustan titled Life Partner while Arshad Warsi is making I Believe in Angels and Road Movie is with Dev Benegal.

TIFC is a specialist film investment firm where TV18 Group has substantial interest.

While Life Partner starring Govinda, Fardeen Khan and Tusshar Kapoor is being directed by Rumi Jaffrey, I Believe in Angels is being directed by Kabir Kaushik.

"Road Movie will be directed by Dev Benegal and currently we are working on the cast and crew of the film," said India International Film Advisors CEO Sandeep Bhargava.

Furthermore, the company had entered into a co-production deal with Kaleidoscope Entertainment for a two-film deal, with working titles Lajjo and Baby.

TIFC has also acquired the satellite rights for seven films that include released films namely Showbiz, Superstar, The Train and Agar and yet to be released films namely Bhootnath, Khela and Karma & Holi.

The company has acquired the worldwide distribution rights of the film Shortkut - The Con is On from Anil Kapoor Films Company. The film is directed by Neeraj Vohra and stars Akshaye Khanna, Arshad Warsi and Amrita Rao. The film is scheduled to release in the second half of fiscal year ‘09.

TIFC has also acquired the domestic theatrical and satellite rights for Aamir Khan‘s only release in 2008, Gajini. The film is directed by A.R. Murgadoss, has music by AR Rehman and is a remake of the Tamil film, also called Gajini.

TIFC has signed talent agreements with three directors namely Sanjay Ghadvi, David Dhawan and Abbas Mustan.

TIFC and Sanjay Ghadvi have planned to commence shooting of their first film by Q2 of fiscal year 2010 and that of the second film by Q2 of fiscal 2011. Sanjay Ghadvi is currently directing Kidnap produced by Shree Ashtivinayak which has been acquired by TIFC for worldwide distribution.

The company has signed David Dhawan to direct one film, tentatively scheduled to release in December 2010. In addition, TIFC is also co-producing David Dhawan‘s next film, a sequel to Partner named Tom and Jerry which is being co-produced with Sohail Khan Productions starring Salman Khan, Govinda and Lara Dutta.

Director duo Abbas Mustan will be directing one film for the company, tentatively planned for release in Q1 of fiscal year 2010.

The company had earlier sold the worldwide distribution rights of Halla Bol, a co-production with Sunrise Pictures and directed by Raj Kumar Santoshi. The film was released on 11 January 2008.

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