Tangerine Digital Entertainment acquires rights for comic thriller 'Mithya'
Tangerine Digital Entertainment, the complete solution provider in the digital media space, marks its entry into the motion picture space by acquiring the worldwide rights of Mithya, the latest production from Planman Motion Pictures. It is set for release on February 8, 2008.
Mithya, a comic thriller based on the underworld and directed by noted actor and director, Rajat Kapoor, has a star cast that includes Ranvir Shorey, Naseeruddin Shah, Vinay Pathak, and Saurabh Shukla. Rajat has directed "Mixed Doubles" and the last venture that Rajat, Ranvir and Vinay collaborated on was "Bheja Fry".
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Shubho Shekhar Bhattacharjee, CEO, Planman Motion Pictures said "Planman Motion Pictures has produced a number of quality movies in the recent past. We are happy to partner with Tangerine Digital Entertainment and are quite sure that Mithya will be loved by the audience.
Mr. Puneet Johar, Managing Director – Tangerine Digital Entertainment further added, "Mithya is a film, wherein the cast and director have lately endeared themselves to the audience. This is our first major film foray into the Hindi film industry and we are indeed proud to associate ourselves with a film like Mithya and Planman Motion Pictures. With this venture we complete the convergence story as the company now has interests in media services, digital media, television production and films."
Critically acclaimed 'Manorama Six Feet Under' available in VCD's and DVD's
Shemaroo Entertainment released home production film 'Manorama Six Feet Under' on the home video. After this political thriller made its way to festival circuit, waiting the Best Film award at 'The Mahindra Indo- American Arts Council Film Festival' [MIAAC] held at New York; the film is now all set to entertain you at your homes.
Manorama Six Feet Under is one of the most critically acclaimed detective movies of the year. With the protagonist playing the role of a writer, who has been the detective in the novels authored by him; is now trapped in a web of lies, deceit and murder, where he ought to play the role of a detective in reality.
An absolute dark comedy, Manorama Six Feet Under is a tribute to the crime thriller genre. Shot in the beautiful locales of Rajasthan, the films leading star cast Abhay Deol, Gul Panag and Raima Sen have given splendid performances.
Manorama Six Feet Under has been screened at several prestigious festivals namely 'International Film Festival of Kerala' [IFFK]; 'Osians Film Festival', Delhi; 'Bite the Mango Festival', Bradford, UK; 'Atlanta Film Festival', US and 'The Mahindra Indo- American Arts Council Film Festival' [MIAAC], New York.
Manorama Six Feet Under has some wonderful songs, which is appreciated by audiences of all age groups. Apart from the deleted scenes and songs, the DVD is also inclusive of the making of the film as bonus content. Additional to this, the DVD has English subtitles too.
The VCD is priced at Rs. 99/- MRP and the DVD is priced at Rs. 299/- MRP
Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is an integrated Film Production, Post Production, Distribution and Animation player. With an excellent library of Hindi films, it has penetrated into the Satellite TV scene. In Sony Entertainment Television, Shemaroo is a joint venture partner with Sony Pictures Entertainment, USA. It also has state-of-the-art studio facilities and has successfully leveraged emerging technologies like the Broadband, Internet, IPTV and Mobile among others.
Shemaroo has also made a direct foray into film-making with its Films Division. The critically acclaimed award- winning 'Omkara' - presented by Shemaroo Entertainment – was a massive success and the recent 'Manorama Six Feet Under' of Shemaroo's stable too won many highest Grosser movie and apart from this Marathi Cinema, 'Anuranan' a successful new wave Bengali Film, too is under Shemaroo's banner. The Films Division at Shemaroo is having many more good films in the pipeline to look forward to.