MUMBAI: Eros International has acquired the international distribution rights for Ram Gopal Varma’s Sarkar Raaj. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sarkar Raaj is the sequel to the award-winning Sarkar, which was based on the politician-underworld nexus in Mumbai.
Sarkar focused on the complexities of a powerful family, and was acclaimed for its unconventional, intense story, execution and performances. Sarkar Raaj extends this storyline from the transition of power from the father to the son.
Varma said, “I am glad we have joined hands with Eros International for Sarkar Raaj. They have the capability and the distribution network to take the film to its deserved potential.”
Eros International COO and commercial director Jyoti Deshpande said, “It’s exciting to be associated with a film like Sarkar Raaj. It is one of the much awaited films this year with the ensemble of the Bachchan family adding an interesting dimension.”
Sarkar Raaj will release in cinemas worldwide in May 2008.