Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International), India's largest integrated film studio, has announced the release dates of Excel Entertainment's forthcoming films - Abhinay Deo's Game and Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. While Game will release on 18th March 2011, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara will hit theatres on 27th May 2011.
Eros International had recently announced that it had acquired the worldwide rights of these two films. Game, a whodunit with twists and turns, stars Abhishek Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Sarah Jane Dias, Jimmy Sheirgill, Shahana Goswami, Gauhar Khan, Boman Irani and Anupam Kher. The film, a slick edge-of-the-seat thriller, has been directed by Abhinay Deo and has dialogues by Farhan Akhtar.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara meanwhile is a young fun-filled road film shot largely across Spain. The film directed by Zoya Akhtar boasts of a stellar cast comprising of Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif and Kalki Koechlin. The film has been creating a huge buzz and is highly anticipated by the audiences.
Speaking on the announcement, Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd said, "Eros International is very happy to be associated with these two highly anticipated films and we are confident audiences are going to enjoy the edgy cinema produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar and directed by the very talented Zoya Akhtar and Abhinay Deo. We are looking forward to releasing these films through our extensive distribution network and showcasing them to a global audience. Moreover, we will treat the movie-goers with a great cinematic experience at the most appropriate time; since Game will be released around the festival of Holi and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara releasing after the IPL season."
Producer Ritesh Sidhwani of Excel Entertainment said, "At Excel, the idea has been to make films that entertain and at the same time offer a new take on cinema. We at Excel are proud to be associated with Eros for our forthcoming films made with extreme passion and heart. Game directed by Abhinay Deo promises to be an edge of the seat crime thriller and its followed by Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara that will take the audience on a adventure filled road trip. Eros has been a company that has taken Indian films to a new high on exposure with its extensive distribution network in India and across the globe. This is a collaboration we look forward to."