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Dharma Productions, Viacom18 enter multi-film deal

The films include Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, Jug Jugg Jeeyo, Shakun Batra's next and others

Published: 22nd September 2021
L to R: Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Ajit Andhare

Viacom18 Studios is collaborating with Karan Johar's Dharma Productions for a slew of titles. These include Karan's forthcoming directorial Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh. Additionally, the companies are teaming up for Jug Jugg Jeeyo, Shakun Batra’s next and a Shashank Khaitan film featuring Vicky Kaushal, Kiara Advani and Bhumi Pednekar.

The films which are part of this deal are in various stages of production and are expected to release over the next 18-24 months. With Viacom18’s broadcast channels at play, the network has also acquired satellite rights for these films.

Speaking about the partnership, Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Studios, said, “As Viacom18 Studios scales up and begins a new chapter, we are looking at key partnerships with creators who shape mainstream entertainment. Collaborating to build a slate of films further strengthens our long-term association with Karan and Dharma Productions.”

Karan Johar added, “In Viacom18 Studios and Ajit, we have a partner who not only shares our vision in storytelling but also has our approach to differentiated cinema. Dharma Productions has been committed to entertain movie-goers across the world with every film and this partnership will further enable it.”

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