Eros International Media Ltd (EIML), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, has announced that it shall be releasing Dharma Productions’ Agneepath, one of the most eagerly awaited releases in the New Year in the international markets on January 26, 2012.
Announcing the deal, Pranab Kapadia, President – Marketing & Distribution, Eros International plc said, “Agneepath marks the first of the big ticket releases next year and Eros is excited about associating with Dharma Productions to present this thrilling action film on a global platform. Audiences are looking forward to Hrithik’s portrayal of the legendary Vijay Dinanath Chouhan, made famous by Amitabh Bachchan while Sanjay Dutt’s villainous look has stirred up much curiosity. The promos have evoked very good reactions and we are anticipating a very encouraging response to the film”.
Apoorva Mehta, CEO, Dharma Productions added, “We are delighted that Dharma Productions is collaborating with a leading studio like Eros. We have always been appreciative of Eros’ endeavour in the world of commercial cinema and we hope this coming together for the first time helps both of us to take a giant leap in the coming years!”
Agneepath directed by Karan Malhotra is homage to the cult 1990 classic directed by the late Mukul S Anand. The action drama stars Hrithik Roshan playing the role of Vijay Dinanath Chauhan originally played by Amitabh Bachchan. The film also stars Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt as the menacing Kancha Cheena and Rishi Kapoor who also essays an antagonist in the film.