UTV announces Middle East deals

'Jodhaa Akbar' and 'Fashion' among titles sold

NEW DELHI -- UTV Motion Pictures announced multiple movie output deals for some of its recent titles such as historical epic “Jodhaa Akbar,” “Fashion” and “Race” with leading Middle Eastern TV networks MBC, Infinity TV, Kuwait TV and Abu Dhabi TV.
“Jodhaa Akbar” is the first Hindi film to be dubbed in Arabic to air on free-to-air, pan-Arabic network MBC, which estimates its audience at 130 million viewers. The network will also telecast other titles such as “Chance Pe Dance,” “What’s Your Raashee,” “Wake Up Sid” and “Main Aurr Mrs Khanna” over the next few months.
Infinity TV, Abu Dhabi TV and Kuwait TV will unfurl “Fashion,” “Oye Lucky,” “Jodhaa Akbar,” “Race” and “Kismat Konnection” and others. No details of the deals were given. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.
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