MUMBAI: The Walt Disney Company India has inked an agreement with UTV Motion Pictures wherein it will handle home entertainment distribution for some of the key titles from the UTV. The titles to be distributed as a part of this deal include Raajneeti and I Hate Luv Storys.
Other titles included as a part of this deal are Udaan, Harishchandrachi Factory, What’s Your Raashee? and Aage Se Right for which Disney’s Home Entertainment division will handle distribution and marketing.
“We are delighted to be working with UTV once again through our home entertainment business distributing and marketing key titles from their slate on Blu-ray discs, DVDs and VCDs to audiences throughout India. Disney India’s home entertainment business went direct early last year and in addition to distributing our own Disney titles, by working with key titles from UTV’s film slate, we continue to bring great stories and content to the small screens, entertaining families and children all over India,” said The Walt Disney Company, India managing director Mahesh Samat.
UTV Motion Pictures CEO Siddharth Roy Kapur added, “The Walt Disney Company India has established a strong foothold in the Home Entertainment space within a short span of time and we at UTV are thrilled to partner with them for some of our key titles.”
In addition, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will also look for more local opportunities to provide Indian viewers with a more diverse range of content across genres and languages.