According to the latest reports, Sun Pictures has acquired the production rights of Rajnikanth starrer 'Endhiran'. The movie which brings together Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai and director Shankar, is touted to be the big budget movie ever to be made in India.
According to reports Sun network's Sun Pictures has bought out the production rights for the sci -fi movie, which was initially supposed to have been produced by London based Ayngaran International, in which Kishore Lulla-owned Eros International had a controlling stake.
Ayngaran is supposedly transferring all the production costs of the movie to Sun Pictures. Officials at Ayngaran and Sun Pictures could not be reached for comment or further details. Sun Pictures had recently acquired distribution rights for its films including 'Kadhalil Vizhunden', 'Thee', 'Dindigul Sarathy' among others.
The film will be made in Tamil, but will be released in five languages, including Hindi and Telugu, besides a couple of other regional languages. The movie will also rope in a few Bollywood stars, to add to the glam factor.
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Sun Pictures to Produce SuperstarÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“ENDHIRANÃ¢â‚¬ÂÂ
SUN TV Network Ltd One of IndiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s largest entertainmentconglomerate today announced that it would be producing the movie titled Ã¢â‚¬Å“ENDHIRAN(The ROBOT)Ã¢â‚¬ÂÂ. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ENDHIRANÃ¢â‚¬ÂÂ is IndiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s biggest project in terms of grandeur, splendorand Star Cast. It is Superstar RajinikanthÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s next live action movie. This Multi croreproject is to be directed by Shankar, Music is by AR Rahman and Aishwarya Rai starsalong with Rajinikanth. The film will be released simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu, Hindiand other languages by the end of next year.
Sun Pictures, the movie division of Sun TV Network Limited will be handling theproduction. This project promises to be the first of its kind in terms of CG (ComputerGraphics), Special effects and Stunt Sequences. Top Notch technicians from Hollywoodare being roped in for this movie making this project truly global.
Sun Pictures today officially announced the project with Superstar Rajinikanth, Mr.Shankar and Sun TV Network LimitedÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Chairman and Managing Director Mr. KalanithiMaran. Sun Pictures Chief Operating Officer Mr. W Hansraj Saxena and thecinematographer of the film Mr. Rathnavel were also present.
Mr. Kalanithi Maran said Ã¢â‚¬Å“This is a big moment for Sun Pictures as we feel this is goingto be IndiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s biggest movie. We are very happy and proud to be associated withSuperstar Rajinikanth, Shankar and A R Rahman. With this Sun Pictures shall scalegreater heights internationallyÃ¢â‚¬ÂÂ.
Mr. Shankar said: Ã¢â‚¬Å“I am proud to be associated with SunPictures and join hands with Mr. Kalanithi Maran, working with super star Rajinikanth is apleasure. Already there are high expectations for this project and by joining hands withSun TV the hugeness of the movie will be further highlightedÃ¢â‚¬ÂÂ
Mr. Rajinikanth said: Ã¢â‚¬Å“Thisis IndiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s biggest movie and I am very happy and honored to work with Sun Pictures andMr Kalanithi MaranÃ¢â‚¬ÂÂ.