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Eros International to collaborate with Kyta Productions on two films

The production houses will release Vishal Bhardwaj's Pataakha and the Hindi remake of Kannada movie Kirik Party (2016).


Film and entertainment company Eros International Media Ltd. has collaborated with Kyta Productions Pvt. Ltd. for two films — Vishal Bhardwaj's Pataakha and the Hindi remake of Kannada movie Kirik Party (2016).

Eros International will team up with producers Dheeraj Wadhawan, Ajay Kapoor, Ishant Saxena, Vishal and Rekha Bhardwaj to release Pataakha in India.

Pataakha, a comedy-drama, is about two sisters who share a difficult relationship with each other.

Based on Charan Singh Pathik's short story, the film features Sanya Malhotra, newcomer Radhika Madan, Sunil Grover, Saanand Verma and Vijay Raaz in lead roles. It will be released in India on 28 September.

And the yet-to-be-titled Hindi remake of Kannada blockbuster Kirik Party is scheduled to go on floors in October.

The film will feature Kartik Aaryan and Jacqueline Fernandez where Eros International will be jointly producing with Ajay Kapoor, Dheeraj Wadhawan and Vrithika Laykar and releasing the film worldwide.

It will be directed by Abhishek Jain.

"Both films boast of a very interesting pool of acting and directorial talent. The initial reactions to Pataakha are phenomenal and we are confident Bhardwaj's dramedy will be high on entertainment," Sunil Lulla, managing director, Eros International Media Ltd, said in a statement.

"We are equally excited to be a part of Kirik Party and are positive audiences will embrace Abhishek Jain's interpretation of the successful Kannada hit love story," he added.

Ajay Kapoor, managing director at Kyta Productions, added, "We have found great partners in Eros International, they have the capability and the distribution network to take the films to the deserved potential."