UTV Movies acquires rights for 60 films from Sahara One


Mumbai: UTV Movies has acquired the telecast rights for 60 Sahara movies including five unreleased films. UTV Movies has bought the multiple airing three-year rights through a deal with Baba Arts Ltd.

The list of films includes Sarkar, Guru, No Entry, Page 3, Dor and Jo Bole So Nihaal. The five unreleased films are EMI, Mumbai Cutting, Kaccha Limbu, Allah Ke Bande and Coffee Shop.

UTV Global Broadcasting Ltd. executive director Shantonu Aditya said , "We have signed a three-year deal with Baba Arts Ltd. to telecast the films. With these 60 movies, our movie library now has more than 400 movies."

Launched in Feb, UTV Movies is a logical brand extension of UTV. The channel promises to bring its viewers the latest Hindi blockbusters fastest on television along with exclusive access to behind the scenes footage. The channel has already premiered blockbuster movies on television like Jodhaa Akbar, Jannat, Aamir, Halla Bol, Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal and Aap Kaa Surroor. The other blockbusters coming soon on the channel include Race, A Wednesday! and Welcome to Sajjanpur.