Both these film will be distributed globally by Eros International Media Ltd.
While Bajrangi Bhaijaan is set for an Eid release in July 2015, Hero, a modern day remake of Subhash Ghai’s eponymous classic will see the launch of two new stars and is set to engage youthful audiences when it releases in summer 2015.
“We are delighted and excited to partner with Salman Khan for his first home productions and showcase this brilliant line-up to a global audience with our worldwide marketing, digital and distribution network. The combination of Salman, Kabir Khan, Eid and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, not only promises fans and audiences larger than life entertainment, but we also look to it setting new box office records as Salman did this year. We are equally excited to launch bright new talent with Hero and are positive the audiences will embrace Nikhil’s interpretation of the classic musical romantic hit”. Jyoti Deshpande, Group Chief Executive Office, Eros International, said in a statement.
While Bajrangi Bhaijaan stars Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor, Hero will mark the launch of two new faces in the film industry – Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty.
Amar Butala, Chief Operating Officer, Salman Khan Films stated, “These are exciting times at Salman Khan Films as we launch our first two home productions. Salman and Director Kabir Khan come together again for the much awaited Bajrangi Bhaijaan which releases in Eid 2015 and also stars Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Our second production Hero is a co-production with Mukta Arts, and is a modern day adaptation of Subhash Ghai’s classic of the same name being directed by Nikhil Advani. The company is also launching two new stars Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty in this film. We are happy to collaborate with Eros for both the films to fulfill our vision and ensure the maximum global exposure for our films”.
Eros International Media Ltd. has joined hands with Salman Khan Films banner for their two maiden productions - Kabir Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Ni...2.5