Eros International Media and Viacom18 Motion Pictures Announce International Distribution Agreement

MUMBAI: Eros  International Media  Limited ("Eros"),  a  leading global  film  company in  the India  film entertainment industry and Viacoml8  Motion Pictures, a division of Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd, a joint venture operation  in India between Viacom Inc. and the Networkl8  Group,  announced today an international  distribution  agreement.   The  deal includes four-films:  Mary Kom- directed by Omung Kumar and starring Priyanka Chopra;, Gabbar- directed by Krish starring Akshay Kumar & Shruti Hassan; Golu Pappu- directed by Kabir Sadanand and starring Dimple Kapadia, Vir Das and Kunal Roy Kapoor; and Santa Banta- directed by Akashdeep Sabir and starring Boman Irani and Vir Das.


Pranab Kapadia, President, Marketing and  Distribution for  Eros  International Pic said, "We  are pleased to work with Viacom18 to present these highly anticipated films to overseas audiences. With our strong international distribution network and marketing capabilities, we anticipate that these films will have successful ru/IS in overseas markets."


Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures  said, "Indian cinema caters to audiences not just in India, but global v.   This multi-film alliance with Eros will provide the Indian fan base abroad a chance to experience our films that are rich in content and deliver cutting-edge narratives.


Mary  Kom,  the first of the films  to be distributed  internationally  under this alliance,  will  release in over 250 screens  on September 5, 2014.

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