Star India, which runs two Hindi movie channels, has acquired
the satellite rights for Vidhu Vinod Chopra produced drama-comedy
film Ferrari Ki Sawaari for a period of 10 years.
to sources, Star paid a price of Rs 80 million for the rights.
Another figure floating around is Rs 100 million, keeping
in line with the rise in prices of movies for satellite rights.
we have taken the rights of Ferrari Ki Sawaari for a period
of 10 years. After giving it a thought, we realised that this
film should work on television," Star Gold and Movies
OK general manager Hemal Jhaveri tells Indiantelevision.com.
Sharman Joshi-starrer movie has collected Rs 390 million at
the box office worldwide, according to Eros International,
which has the worldwide distribution rights for the film.
by Rajesh Mapuskar, written by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Rajesh
Mapuskar with dialogues by Rajkumar Hirani, Ferrari Ki Sawaari
stars Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani and Ritwik Sahore with a
song appearance by Vidya Balan.
has a vast film library of around 1,300 movies including the
500 movies that it had acquired from Viacom 18 last year.