Eros International & Maqtro Pictures’ Malayalam family drama
C/O SAIRA BANU goes on floor
Close on the heels of the success of their last Malayalam outing, Happy Wedding, Eros International Media Ltd, India’s leading global company in the Indian film industry and Maqtro Pictures Pvt Ltd’s C/O Saira Banu starring Manju Warrier, Amala Akkineni and Shane Nigam went on floor last week. The film is slated for release in first half of 2017.
Debutant Antony Sony Sebastian, who has assisted well-known directors like Rosshan Andrews, will be directing veteran actor Amala Akkineni and Manju Warrier in this emotional family drama. Amala Akkineni will be seen on silver screen after 25 years in a pivotal role as a lawyer along with Manju Warrier who enacts the title character Saira Banu in the film.
Following several successful Malayalam films such as National Award winning filmPathemari, Olappeppi, Happy Wedding and Life of Jossootty among others, Eros continues to focus on regional expansion plans in several languages including Malayalam.
About Eros International Media Ltd
Eros International Media Ltd. (BSE Script Code: 533261; NSE Script Code: EROSMEDIA) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International is part of Eros International Plc, which became the first Indian media Company to raise capital and be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The company has a competitive advantage through its extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 2,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. Eros International has built a dynamic business model by combining the release of new films every year with the exploitation of its film library.