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Eros International and R. Balki Team up Once Again for Shamitabh

Aug 27, 2014   17:30 IST 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Following the phenomenal success of English Vinglish worldwide, Eros International Media Limited (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry and R. Balki, once again come together for the filmmaker’s ambitious venture, Shamitabh. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan, the film will release worldwide on February 6th, 2015.

Shamitabh, one of the most anticipated films of next year, is a drama which also marks the acting debut of Akshara Haasan, daughter of Kamal Haasan and Sarika.

Commenting on the announcement, Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd said, “Shamitabh is an exciting collaboration with Balki whose films feature contemporary themes with strong content and fabulous casting. With this film, we wish to present a heartwarming story that will entertain fans and audiences with an unforgettable experience”.

R. Balki added“This film is my third collaboration with Eros. They had partnered me in Cheeni Kum, English Vinglish and now Shamitabh. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Radhakrishnan Damani, Abhishek Bachchan, Gauri and myself are glad to have Eros as the co producer on this project too. The film couldn't have got a better marketing and distribution team to back it”.

After a stellar performance in Raanjhanaa marking his Hindi film debut, award winning actor Dhanush will now be seen in Shamitabh. The film also marks Balki’s third directorial venture with superstar Amitabh BachchanThe sound track and background score of the film is composed by the inimitable Ilaiyaraaja with cinematography by the legendary PC Sreeram.

About Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International):

Eros International Media Ltd. (BSE Script Code: 533261; NSE Script Code: EROSMEDIA) 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 is part of Eros International Plc, which became the first Indian media Company to raise capital and be listed 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 a competitive advantage through its extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 1,100 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. Eros International has built a dynamic business model by combining the release of new films every year with the exploitation of its film library. For further information please visit: www.erosintl.com

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