MUMBAI: In the next few months till its release, all eyes are going to be on the Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer
According to sources to the development, Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd has bought these rights for Rs 90 milliion (Rs 9 crores). It is pertinent to note here that Shree Ashtavinayak had entered into the big league of distributing Bollywood films in 2004 by purchasing the rights of Main Hoon Na for Rs 40 million (Rs 4 crores).
Incidentally Main Hoon Na had the same winning combination of Shah Rukh Khan and director Farah Khan as that of
However when contacted by Businessofcinema.com, Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision CEO Dhilin Mehta said, â€œWe are in negotiations for Om Shanti Om for the Mumbai territory but a deal has not been signed yet.â€
Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision has a deal with The Indian Film Company (IFC) for production of movies. The company recently sold the world rights of Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapur starrer Jab We Met directed by Imtiaz Ali to IFC.
Meanwhile, Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision’s scrip closed strong on the bourses and touched its 52 week high of Rs 398.40. The stock was up Rs 7.70 (1.97 per cent) today (11 Septmeber, 2007) even while the market crashed.
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