Fox Star names Sharma sales head

Former iDream exec will report to MD Vijay Singh

NEW DELHI -- Fox Star Studios India has hired Rohit Sharma to head international sales, reporting to FSSI managing director Vijay Singh, who confirmed the appointment Monday.

Sharma was previously with Mumbai-based independent production and distribution company iDream Productions heading international sales and marketing.

FSSI recently announced a global distribution deal for top Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming release “My Name Is Khan” slated for release next year. Fox Searchlight -- which distributed “Slumdog Millionaire” in the US -- will release “Khan” in the U.S. while Twentieth Century Fox International will handle other worldwide territories except India and the U.S.