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Eros International Signs Television License Deal With Zee Network

Monday, Jun 20, 2016
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Eros International Plc (NYSE:EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today a television syndication deal for their new and catalogue films with Zee Network, one of India's leading television media and entertainment companies. The films comprise a number of catalogue films from Eros’ vast library and also pre-sales for a few forthcoming films.

Movies that will be showcased exclusively on Zee Network include Riteish Deshmukh and Nargis Fakhri starrer Banjo, slated for a theatrical release on September 23, the much acclaimed family drama Nil Battey Sannata, and the widely appreciated Aligarh starring Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao.

Apart from the recent releases, the license deal will give the channel access to Eros’ blockbuster catalogue films like Housefull, Heyy Babyy, Cocktail, Vicky Donor, Omkara among others.

Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd. said, “This deal signifies yet another step towards cementing our long association with Zee Network. We continue to exploit our significant library and the content licensing deal with Zee is consistent with our pre-sales strategy. These tailor made packages from our broad film repertoire will suit audiences across networks and maximize the potential from the television broadcast.”

About Eros International Plc

Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 3,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. The Company also owns the rapidly growing OTT platform Eros Now. For further information please visit: www.erosplc.com

Contacts
Eros International Plc
Vanisha Dhimer
+44 207 258 9894
Investor Relations Manager
vanisha.dhimer@erosintl.com
or
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Erica Bartsch
212-446-1875
ebartsch@sloanepr.com

 

Source : businesswire.com

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