Eros signs two-film deal with Kyta Productions
MUMBAI: Eros International Media has collaborated with Kyta Productions for two forthcoming films – Vishal Bhardwaj’s Pataakha and the Hindi remake of Kannada super hit Kirik Party.
Eros will team with producers Dheeraj Wadhawan, Ajay Kapoor, Ishant Saxena, Vishal, and Rekha Bhardwaj to release in India the eagerly awaited Pataakha, a Rajasthan-set drama about two warring sisters. The comedy-drama starring Sanya Malhotra and Radhika Madan along with Vijay Raaz and Sunil Grover has already created huge anticipation since the release of its trailer and will release on 28th September.
The Hindi remake of Kannada blockbuster Kirik Party will feature Kartik Aaryan and Jacqueline Fernandez where Eros will be jointly producing with Ajay Kapoor, Dheeraj Wadhawan and Vrithika Laykar and releasing the film worldwide. A romance set in a college campus scheduled to go on floor in October, the film will be directed by Abhishek Jain of Bey Yaar and Kevi Rite Jaish fame.
Eros International Media MD Sunil Lulla said, “We are delighted to come on board with Kyta and showcase this brilliant line-up to audiences. Both films boast of a very interesting pool of acting and directorial talent. The initial reactions to Pataakha are phenomenal and we are confident Vishal Bharadwaj’s dramedy will be high on entertainment. We are equally excited to be a part of Kirik Party and are positive audiences will embrace Abhishek Jain’s interpretation of the successful Kannada hit love story.”
Kyta Productions producer and MD Ajay Kapoor added, “We have found great partners in Eros International, they have the capability and the distribution network to take the films to its deserved potential. We couldn’t have asked for a better platform for their showcasing.”