Star India has joined hands with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions that would see Dharma and Fox Star Studios co-produce and distribute films worldwide.
Star India through Fox Star Studios, which is a joint venture between 20th Century Fox and Star India, have partnered Karan Johar's Dharma Productions to form a unique creative and business partnership. The deal is to produce nine films spread over a period of three years.
Karan Johar is elated with the partnership. He said, “This partnership will not only be the coming together of two forces who understand the need of the cinematic hour but also work as a unit to increase the footfall strength at the movies and empower other verticals. It's a new age of cinema and this association is a glorious reflection of the times.”
While Vijay Singh, CEO of Fox Star Studios, said: “This strategic alliance is path-breaking as it envisages the stakeholders pooling in their collective strengths and thereby chalking a new path for Bollywood, specifically in the way in which films are marketed and distributed. Consolidation through strategic alliances is the way forward in the film industry.”
Fox Star and Dharma will collaborate and work towards the entire slate of nine films which boasts of a stellar line up of titles, helmed by the country's finest actors, directors, including Karan himself.