First Ever Acquisition of Bollywood Film Rights by a Hollywood Studio

Samachar.com reports that Walt Disney has bought the overseas home video rights of Taare Zameen Par, the 2007 award-winning film about problems faced by dyslexic children. Disney will distribute the home video of the film in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.Taare Zameen Par (“Stars on Earth”) won the 2008  Filmfare Best Movie Award as well…

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Indonesia’s Celebrated Actress – A Fan of Shammi Kapoor and Dil Deke Dekho

Indonesian actress Christine Hakim, a six-time recipient of Indonesia’s prestigious Piala Citra award for best actress, grew up watching Shammi Kapoor films according to an article in the Hindustan Times on July 17. “A lot of Bollywood content is shown on TV in Indonesia. Bollywood existed in my country even before I was born. I…

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First Acquisition of a Hollywood Media company by a Bollywood Company

Our past stories on angle featured large capital infusions in to big Hollywood names like Spielberg, Clooney, Pitt etc. Today’s story is small but strategic.The Times of India reports that, Valuable Group, a privately held media house, has acquired Hollywood-based media company MovieBeam. MovieBeam specializes in video-on-demand services, telecasting movies using wireless technology into customers’…

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