Sahara India Mass Communication Ltd has acquired the worldwide satellite and pay TV broadcast rights of the entire library of film producer Mr Boney Kapoor's films.
The films include the yet unreleased multi-starrer No Entry and Paanch, a news release said quoting Mr Shantonu Aditya, CEO, Sahara One.
"This acquisition underlies our continuous quest for quality entertainment and our commitment to viewer and customer delight. We shall continue to seek and acquire the best in motion picture entertainment," the release said.
The films under the Boney Kapoor banner include Bewafa, Kyon Ho Gaya Na Pyar, Company, Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe, Run, Pukar, Khushi, Sirf Tum, Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai, Mr India, Shakti Loafer, Woh 7 Din, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja, Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan, Judaai, Drohi, Prem, Hum Paanch, Matrubhoomi, Shehzada, Tarzan Comes To Delhi, Jab Se Tumhen Dekha, Ponga Pandit & Ek Shriman Ek Shrimati.
"We are now the biggest player in the motion pictures arena. Sahara One Motion Pictures has shaped up exceptionally well, with as many as 12 films released over the past 8 months, of which 4 have gone on to be hits, and two have won five National Awards. We plan to release several more excellent films in the next three to six months,'' the release said quoting Mr Sandeep Bhargava, Chief Operating Officer, Sahara One Motion Pictures.
Industry sources said the cost of acquisition of the library could be in the range of Rs 10-14 crore.