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Eros Now’s short film ‘A Monsoon Date’ receives rave response at MAMI

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Tanuja Chandra, Konkona Sen Sharma, Gazal Dhaliwal and Ridhima Lulla, Chief Content Officer, Eros Group at screening of A Monsoon Date presented by Eros Now at MAMI

‘A Monsoon Date’ presented by Eros Now, a premium over-the-top (OTT) by Eros International PLC premiered at JIO MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star under the category ‘Anthology Of Shorts’. The bittersweet short film captured the heart of the audiences and received very encouraging response. Written by Gazal Dhaliwal, ‘A Monsoon Date’ is directed by Tanuja Chandra starring Konkona Sen Sharma and chronicles the story of a young woman who is about to reveal a heartbreaking truth about her past to the man she’s dating.

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Eros International joins hands with Ajay Kapoor of Kyta Productions for Pataakha & Kirik Party

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Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International), the leading Indian film and entertainment company, announced its collaboration with Kyta Productions Pvt Ltd 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.

Equally exciting is the announcement of the remake of Kannada blockbuster Kirik Party, yet untitled in Hindi which 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. Read more

Eros Now partners with Leading Indian Online Supermarket Grofers to Grow Customer Base

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Eros International PLC (NYSE:EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian filmed entertainment industry, announced today that Eros Now, it’s cutting-edge digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform, has entered into a partnership with Grofers, a leading Indian online supermarket. As part of the association, Grofers’ Smart Bachat Club (SBC) Annual Plan will now have access to Eros Now’s rich library of over 11,000 film titles, original shows and music videos. The offer is available to both, existing and new customers of Grofers SBC annual pack subscribers, which is currently priced at 449 Rupees per year.

 

Launched in January this year, Grofers Smart Bachat Club, is the first of its kind and now the biggest loyalty program in the grocery segment. The membership-based service enrolled 50,000 members within the first two weeks of its launch and currently has over 500,000 subscribers. The program gives consumers access to over 3,000 products at wholesale prices. Apart from this, Smart Bachat Club members get special discounts and cashback offers during sale days including exclusive bank offers. The subscribers are also eligible to avail lower prices when they shop for dairy, fruits and vegetables and pharmacy at offline stores that are part of the Smart Bachat Club network.

 

Commenting on the partnership, Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital said, “It is an exciting development for Eros Now to join hands with Grofers – India’s leading low price online supermarket.  Processing and sharing large quantities of data has led to some significant disruptions in the design of business models, especially in the Indian retail sector. With Grofers’ extensive customer reach, we are looking at expanding our subscriber base and giving them access to our compelling and engaging content. Always being ahead of the curve, this partnership further reaffirms Eros Now’s leadership position with regards to unique marketing tie-ups” Read more

Reliance Industries Completes Acquisition of 5% Stake in Eros International PLC at $15.00 Per Share

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Eros International PLC (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that following customary approval processes, the sale of a 5% stake in Eros to Reliance Industries Limited (“Reliance”), previously announced on February 20, 2018, has been completed.

 

Reliance has acquired 3,111,088 newly issued A ordinary shares from Eros which represents 5.0% of Eros’ current issued and outstanding ordinary share capital on a pro forma basis. The purchase price was $15.00 per share, which represents a total cash consideration of $46.6 million.

 

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to Eros International Plc in this transaction. Read more

Eros International & Colour Yellow Productions launch the trailer of Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi!

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After launching the trailer of Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016) on the sets of the most popular sitcoms of Indian television, The Kapil Sharma Show, Eros International and Aanand L Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions have come up with yet another unique and first-of-its-kind promotional strategy for their much anticipated sequel, Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi!
While Diana Penty’s popular character ‘Happy’ from Happy Bhag Jayegi went missing and was later found in Pakistan, the makers – Eros International and Aanand L Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions were once again in a fix over the missing of another Happy (Sonakshi Sinha) but with the help of the media this time, they eventually found her in Mumbai.
Interestingly, the cast of the film including Ali Fazal, Piyush Mishra and Diana Penty along with the media went searching for Happy in a happy van, especially designed for the film’s promotional campaign. Much to their surprise, they found Happy at a plush hotel in Mumbai where the trailer of the laughter riot was launched. Read more

Eros International to release the highly anticipated Telugu action fantasy thriller Saakshyam on July 2

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Eros International Media Ltd, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, in association withAbhishek Pictures will release the much awaited, big ticket Telugu action fantasy thriller Saakshyam on July 27, 2018.

Produced by Abhishek Nama and directed by Sriwass, the Telugu action entertainer features superstar Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas and Pooja Hegde as main leads along with Sharath Kumar, Meena, Jagapathi Babu, Ravi Kishan, Ashutosh Rana, Madhu Guru Swamy, Jay Prakash, Pavithra Lokesh and Vennela Kishore seen in supporting roles.

The story based on five elements of nature backed by spectacular effects that promises to be a visual treat, has the audience curiosity around the film heightened. Well known music director Harshavardhan Rameshwar has composed the music in the film with Arthur A Wilson as cinematographer and national award winning fight choreographer Peter Hein.

Speaking on the announcement, Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd said, “We are delighted to partner with Abhishek Pictures and come on board this eagerly awaited release. With a hugely popular cast, high octane entertainment and a talented director like Sriwass with who we hope to recreate the success of our previous venture Dictator, we anticipate the film to be a mass entertainer. Our association on the film continues our focus to make strategic inroads into south Indian cinema”. Read more

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