Eros International Acquires Worldwide Rights of Rajinikanth’s Lingaa

LONDON--()--Eros International Plc (NYSE:EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that it has acquired the worldwide exploitation rights of the Tamil film Lingaa, starring Rajinikanth and directed by K.S. Ravikumar.

Produced by Rockline Entertainments Pvt Ltd, Producer Rockline Venkatesh and also presented by Muni Rathna, Lingaa features Rajinikanth reprising a dual role along with Anushka Shetty and Sonakshi Sinha who makes her debut in Tamil cinema. The soundtrack has been scored by Oscar winning composer, A R Rahman with cinematography by R. Rathnavelu and production design by Sabu Cyril.

The Tamil and Telugu audio launch of Lingaa is scheduled for November 16, 2014 in Chennai along with the trailer launch in three languages - Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. The music rights of the film have been acquired by Eros’ music label, Eros Music.

Mr. Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd said, “We are delighted to present and release worldwide superstar Rajnikanth's much anticipated film Lingaa. Audiences across the globe have been eagerly awaiting his first live action film after the blockbuster Robot and we are very excited to share the film worldwide.”

Producer Mr. Rockline Venkatesh added, “We are very pleased to associate with a leading studio like Eros to present Lingaa to audiences. With their global positioning, we hope to present the film on a worldwide platform with maximum reach.”

Eros will release Lingaa worldwide in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi amongst other languages this December.

About Eros International Plc

Eros International Plc (NYSE:EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 2,300 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. For further information please visit: www.erosplc.com

Contacts

Eros International
Mark Carbeck, +44 207 258 9909
Chief Corporate and Strategy Officer
mark.carbeck@erosintl.com
or
Media:
Sloane & Company
Whit Clay, 212 446 1864
wclay@sloanepr.com

Contacts

Eros International
Mark Carbeck, +44 207 258 9909
Chief Corporate and Strategy Officer
mark.carbeck@erosintl.com
or
Media:
Sloane & Company
Whit Clay, 212 446 1864
wclay@sloanepr.com