GoQuest Media licenses crime drama series ‘Ezel’ to Ugandan channel

MUMBAI: The month of April will see a popular Ugandan channel being thronged by its viewers as GoQuest Media, an India based television content sales agency, has licensed Ezel - a Turkish crime drama series to a popular channel in Uganda.


GoQuest Media Ventures, licenses TV series and Bollywood films to territories across the world. With the Ezel deal, the company claims to have broken the shackles of regional boundaries and are determined to expand the variety of their content offerings to clients all over the world. 


Turkish dramas have proven popularity across the world. We have sold more than 1000 hours of Indian content in Africa. We now hope to do the same with content from other countries,” said GoQuest Media managing director Vivek Lath.


The show is based on Alexander Dumas' masterpiece Count of Monte Cristo. After betrayal by his best friends and the love of his life, Omer returns with a new face, new identity and with a flawless revenge plan. GoQuest Media has licensed Ezel from the global drama and formats distributor, Eccho rights.


Eccho Rights managing director Fredrik Af Malmborg added, “Ezel is an amazing TV series that has been a success in every territory it has launched so far, most recently in South America where the daily ratings is above 25 per cent. We are excited about the development in Africa and are confident it will work also in Uganda.”

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