EROS INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS FOR ‘KARTHIK CALLING KARTHIK’

EROS INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS FOR ‘KARTHIK CALLING KARTHIK’

London, 11th Feb, 2010: Eros International, the Indian media & Entertainment Company, has acquired all worldwide distribution rights other than music & India theatrical for Excel Entertainment’s ‘Karthik Calling Karthik’.
Eros will be releasing the film in overseas theatrical market on 26th Feb, day and date with the film’s India release.  

Written & directed by Vijay Lalwani and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani & Farhan Akhtar, Karthik Calling Karthik is a romantic thriller starring Farhan Akhtar and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. The film revolves around an introvert named Karthik (Farhan Akhtar) who suffers with huge confidence issues.

 

 

Karthik is miserable at his just average job that yields less than average results. His boss treats him like dirt.  Shonali (Deepika Padukone), his colleague who he secretly loves doesn’t even know he exists. Karthik is a loser, knows it, and accepts it. Karthik believes his life can’t get any worse and then suddenly one night, it happens; the phone rings. And Karthik speaks to someone he never thought he would – He speaks to a man who also claims to be Karthik. The man on the phone says that he is here to change Karthik’s life.
 Karthik accepts the phone in his life and soon it becomes his guide, his mentor, friend and guardian. And most importantly it becomes the ticket to the love of his life, Shonali and Karthik’s life changes in ways that he hadn’t imagined. 

EROS INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS FOR ‘KARTHIK CALLING KARTHIK’

 
The music of the film, which is already climbing the charts, has been composed by the trio Shankar. Ehsaan, Loy. The lyrics have been written by Farhan Akhtar.  
Talking about the release, Pranab Kapadia, President Distribution – Europe & Africa, Eros International, said: “Karthik Calling Karthik marks the beginning of our relationship with Farhan & Ritesh’s Excel Entertainment.
We are very excited to be working with them. The film has a great vibe to it, especially among the youth and we look forward to marketing & distributing it.”