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Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital bags the award for ‘Women leadership in Industry’ at the Times National Awards for Marketing Excellence

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At the recently concluded ‘Times National Awards for Marketing Excellence’, Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO of Eros Digital won the award for ‘Women Leadership in Industry’. Under her leadership, Eros Now, Eros International’s on-demand South Asian entertainment video service has tripled in growth and close to 25% of Eros’ overall revenues now comes from the digital platform.

Currently in its 4th edition, ‘Times National Awards for Marketing Excellence’ is a platform which aims to reward the best in the industry and enhance reputations. It offers top marketing professionals, agencies and consultants an intimate environment for recognizing and rewarding excellence.

Along with receiving this coveted title, the premiere video OTT platform also won an award for last year’s most entertaining movie – Munna Michael in the digital advertising award category. The movie won the award for Best Social Media Marketing Campaign. Read more

‘Eros Now Betz’ pumps up the football fever with a unique offering

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It’s the season of cheering for your favourite teams and players, the season that binds the world with undying passion for football, the one that makes friends catch up and root for their teams. It’s FIFA World Cup 2018 and clearly no one can keep calm! Pumping up the football fever that’s taking over everyone, Eros Now, India’s premiere video OTT platform in association with Dab Gaming Ltd has launched Eros Now Betz, a unique app created for millions of football lovers globally.

 

Available across Android and Apple, the app will allow users to be a part of the on-going matches and experience victory as their teams also win along. With Eros Now Betz, users will be able to earn points for every correct prediction that they make while the matches are being played in real-time, making the game exciting even for people sitting at home. To make the experience more engaging, the app will allow users to earn badge value over their peers with their correct predictions. If this was not enough, Eros Now Betz users will also win a free month of content accessibility to Eros Now’s unparalleled movie library of 10000+ films offering a wide range of Bollywood and regional language films, music videos and originals.

 

Commenting on the launch, Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital said, “With Eros Now Betz we continue to invest in providing contextual and deep engagement to our viewers around the world. Our recent association with IPL RCB provided some interesting data on how we can leverage topical sporting events and the launch of the Eros Now Betz app further extends this into the world of Football. The thrilling and action-packed World Cup just got more exciting for audiences who can now participate real time”.

 

Ben Walmsley, Chairman, Dab Gaming Ltd added, “The World Cup is all about the entire world celebrating football together and we are delighted to be able to partner with Eros Now to bring betting for just the fun of it to their truly global audience. Eros Now Betz enables players to experience all of joy and buzz of betting and winning on World Cup matches without any of the pain of losing. We all think we know a bit about football, now Eros Now subscribers can prove who knows the most without having to line the bookies pockets!” Read more

Eros International & Windows come together once again for their next Bengali venture Haami

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After successfully collaborating on Belaseshe, Praktan and Posto leading Indian film studio Eros Internationaland Windows joins hands once again for their next Bengali film Haami, directed by director duo Nandita Roy and Shiboprasad Mukherjee. Starring Shiboprasad Mukherjee himself, Gargi Roychowdhury, Sujan Mukherjee, Churni Ganguly, Kharaj Mukherjee, Koninica Banerjee, Aparajita Adhya and acclaimed contemporary dancer and actor Tanusree Shankar, the film releases on May 18. Read more

A New Trend in Film Distribution with Eros Now launching ‘Meri Nimmo’ first on its digital platform in association with Aanand L Rai

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Meri Nimmo

Eros Now, India’s premiere Video OTT platform has been at the cusp of content and technology revolution since its inception and now adds another feather to its cap. In association with Colour Yellow Productions and Aanand L Rai, Eros Now is proud to present it’s First Original Film ‘Meri Nimmo’ to its viewers worldwide premiering on April 27, 2018. Read more

Eros International: Manmarziyaan Announcement

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Dev-D to Manmarziyaan!

 After their first successful collaboration; Mukkabaaz with Eros International, the creative forces of producer Aanand L Rai and director Anurag Kashyap have come together again to take their association to the next level with Manmarziyaan, scheduled to release on 7th September 2018. Read more

Eros International’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan grosses over Rs.169.17 crores (USD 25.95 million) in first 10 days of release

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Eros International Media Ltd, a leading global film company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced Producer Salman Khan Film’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan has collected over Rs. 160 crores within ten days of its release in China. More than two years since it opened in India, Bajrangi Bhaijaan released in China on March 2 this year and continues to enjoy a very strong box office performance earning Rs. 169.17 crores (USD 25.95 million) since its release.

 

Marking Indian super star Salman Khan’s first ever movie to release in the China market, Eros released the film in association with China’s E Stars Films Ltd and Salman Khan Ventures. After breaking several records during its Eid release in 2015, Bajrangi Bhaijaan crosses another key threshold, with the film taking a commanding start at the Chinese box office, raking in Rs. 14.5 crores on its opening day, debuting at number 7. The Kabir Khan-directed film trended extremely well through its release, climbing to number 4 box office position on its first Monday. It crossed the Rs100 crore mark within a week of release and closed the second weekend with Rs 169.17 crore ($25.95 million) in collections, retaining the number 5 position in the Chinese box office, despite new releases over the weekend.  Read more

Reliance Industries Limited to acquire stake in Eros International PLC

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Reliance Industries Limited (“RIL”) and Eros International PLC (“Eros”) announced today that RIL, through a subsidiary, has agreed to subscribe to a 5%  equity stake in NYSE listed Eros at a price of USD15 per share, which represents an 18% premium to last closing price. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory and other approvals.

 

Furthermore, RIL and Eros International Media Limited (“Eros India”) announced that they have agreed to partner in India to jointly produce and consolidate content from across India. The parties will equally invest up to INR 1,000 crores in aggregate (approximately USD150 million) to produce and acquire Indian films and digital originals across all languages.

In addition, it was announced that Ms. Jyoti Deshpande, Group CEO and MD of Eros will be stepping down from her Executive role after more than 17 years in Eros and move on to head the Media and Entertainment business at RIL as President of the Chairman’s Office. Ms. Deshpande will start her role at RIL from April 2018, but will continue to remain as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Eros. Mr. Kishore Lulla will resume his position of Group Chairman and CEO of Eros. Read more

Eros International acquires film rights to best-selling author Ashwin Sanghi’s THE KRISHNA KEY

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Eros International, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry has acquired the rights to adapt best-selling Indian author Ashwin Sanghi’s anthropological thriller The Krishna Key into a theatrical film and original series for their digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform, Eros Now. Read more

Eros International appoints Ali Hussein as Chief Operating Officer – Eros Digital

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By  K Ashwin  Mobile: 09920183006  Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

ISLE OF MAN, United Kingdom, January 24, 2018: Eros International PLC (NYSE:EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today the appointment of Ali Hussein as Chief Operating Officer of Eros Digital. He will be spearheading Eros’ digital initiatives including Eros Now, its cutting-edge digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform. Read more

REPUBLIC DAY WEEKEND AT SHANGRI-LA’S – EROS HOTEL, NEW DELHI

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This Republic Day weekend, soak in the grandeur of our historical monuments like India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan from the luxury and comfort of your very own room. Read more