Madhup Yadav. Chandigarh. 26th February : One of the India’s first highest rated world cinema channel, UTV World Movies has signed up with Shemaroo World Cinema for releasing its world acclaimed library titles in the Indian home video market. This strategic partnership will takes another step towards making contemporary and award winning World Cinema available across several platforms.
In more than 40 countries spread across languages UTV World Movies has an enviable library of over 600 critically acclaimed award winning and contemporary blockbuster titles that comprises Oscar winning and nominated titles for other award winning films like ‘Waltz With Bashir’, ‘Machuca’, ‘Your Name Is Justine’ and ‘The House of Flying Daggers’.
Shemaroo World Cinema also has a collection of award winning titles of several renowned film makers like Jean-Luc GODARD, Akira Kurosawa, Pedro Almodóvar, Roman Polanski, and Claude Chabrol among many others. It merely aims to bring World Cinema at the consumer’s doorstep at affordable prices.
Through this association, Shemaroo World Cinema with UTV World Movies would release Oscar winning titles like ‘The Mission’ and ‘A Room With A View’ in addition to other award winning & nominated films like ‘A Tale Of Two Sisters’ and ‘The Phantom Lover’ among many more in the Indian market by April 2009.
Shantonu Aditya, Executive Director, UTV Global Broadcasting Ltd says “After successfully launching India’s first world cinema channel across cable and DTH platforms in the country.”
“We are also promoting the World Cinema genre through ground activities and screenings through tie ups with various international cultural groups” said Shemaroo Entertainmnet Director, Hiren Gada.