Mumbai: After a power packed year, releasing some of the best Indian films to international markets, Zee Studios International has added yet another feather to its cap! The international distributor has been named India’s number one distributor by leading Bollywood Business Awards.
Having distributed films like Hindi Medium, Mom, Secret Superstar, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Fukrey and various regional successes like Faster Fene, Ramlaeela and Villain to International markets in the past year, the company has strategically distributed movies in markets like U.K, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UAE/GCC, Pakistan and successfully opened up unconventional markets like Russia, Turkey, Germany, Austria, Czech Malta, Hungary, Maldives Taiwan, Hong Kong and China to name a few.
“2017 has been a good year for Zee Studios International as a whole, with hits spreading across Hindi and regional films including Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil and Marathi. We are honoured to be recognised as the number one International distributor but, for us, this is just the start, we aim to grow bigger and open audiences for Indian films and our great content across the globe”, says Vibha Chopra, Head – Zee Studios International (Film Marketing, Distribution and Acquisition)
Zee Studios International has an exciting line-up this year as well which includes some of the biggest regional and Bollywood films like Parmanu, based on the nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in 1998. Majid Majidi’s ‘Beyond the Clouds’, a movie that dwells on the adoration of love, life and nuanced human relationships Akshay Kumar’s ‘GOLD’, Karan Johar’s ‘Dhadak’, Mammootty’s bilingual film Street Lights, Marathi films like Ye Re Ye Re Paisa andGulabjaam, and Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Manikarnika’, a biographical film about the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi amongst the many more films that are yet to be announced.