Eros International Media Ltd (EIML), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, has announced the theatrical release dates of some of its powerful line-up of exciting films for the first half of 2012. After a very successful 2011, which had some of the biggest and prestigious films of the year like Ra.One, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Rockstar, Chalo Dilli, Bol and Desi Boyz coming from the Eros banner, Eros is now geared up for a promising 2012.
To start its new year with a bang, Eros begins with the release of highly anticipated action-adventure Agent Vinod on the 23rd of March 2012. Starring Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor, Agent Vinod, is a Saif Ali Khan and Dinesh Vijan’s Illuminati Films co-production with Eros International, directed by Sriram Raghavan. The other key cast include Ravi Kishan, Adil Hussain, Ram Kapoor and Prem Chopra.
Post the stupendous box-office performance of Housefull, Eros International joins hands once again with Sajid Nadiadwala to bring to the fans the sequel to this much enjoyed comic caper – Housefull 2 on the 5th of April 2012. Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and directed by the unmatchable Sajid Khan, Housefull 2 promises to set the house on fire yet again with its leading starcast of Askhay Kumar, John Abraham, Riteish Deshmukh, Asin and Jaqueline Fernandes.
Next on the calendar is the untitled co-production between Kunal Kohli Productions and Eros International starring Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. Directed by Kunal Kohli, the film to release in cinemas on the 22nd of June.
Illuminati Films and Eros International collaborate once again for their untitled Production No. 3, which is a contemporary love story written by Imtiaz Ali, directed by Homi Adajania and starring Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diana Penty, Dimple Kapadia, Boman Irani and Randeep Hooda. The film releases in cinemas on 13th July 2012.
Talking about the line-up, Nandu Ahuja, SVP – India Theatrical, Eros International, said:
“We have an exciting line up for the coming year, and we are expecting these films to garner some good numbers in the first half of the year.”
Looks like it will be another banner year in Bollywood!