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Sony Max SD & HD’s Sultan premiere locks big ad revenues

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MUMBAI: How much can a single telecast of a Hindi film on a channel earn in ad revenues? Well, if estimates are to be believed, it could be Rs 50 crore for the premiere of the Salman Khan starrer Sultan which aired on Sony Pictures Network India (SPN India) Hindi movie channel Sony Max on 15 October, according to a PTI report. The film focuses on Sultan Ali Khan (played by Salman Khan), a wrestling champion from Haryana, whose successful career creates a rift in his personal life

As expected, SPN India president (sales & international business) Rohit Gupta refused to put a fix on the exact figure while speaking to PTI. All he said was : "It is one of the biggest blockbusters and it has been the biggest movie for us in terms of revenue. It is the highest grossing movie revenue which we have got, but we cant disclose the revenue.”

SPN India business head for Hindi movies and music cluster Neeraj Vyas also highlighted that Sultan allowed it to gross its highest ever ad sales for a movie premiere on the network. But once again he provided no figures. "We’ve had a 20 per cent increase in ad rates - over the previous large movie premiere that we had sold last year around the same time for Bahubali- which is why the numbers have gone up to what they have "

SPN India had slapped a pricing of Rs 10 lakh per 10 second ad spot for its standard definition channel and Rs 2 lakh per 10 seconds for its Sony Max HD services. Those are the kind of numbers it charges for some of its premium IPL matches.

Amongst the brands which hopped on board included: Chinese handset maker Oppo and Reliance Jio as the co-presenter sponsors, while FMCG megalith Hindustan Unilever and auto major Mahindra as co-sponsors. Bajaj Auto, Colgate, Mondelez, Reckitt Benckiser and Samsung Electronics chose to be signed on as associate sponsors, while brands such as Apple, eBay India, Ford India, Google India, Huawei Tele, Intel, Intex Technologies, Lenovo, Loreal, Pernod Ricard, Raymond and Vivo Mobiles brought spots.

SPN India claimed to PTI that the inventory had been sold out days before – a bit of a first for the network.

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