By Hindustan Times
He is geared up to make one of the most awaited Bollywood debuts in 2012. But even before newbie Arjun Kapoor’s Ishaqzaade opens on May 11, the film has hit the bull’s eye in a completely different sector: satellite rights. Apparently, Ishaqzaade’s TV rights have been sold for a whopping Rs. 15 crore. Thanks to the princely sum, Habib Faisal’s film has achieved another feat: making the highest amount among newcomers’ projects just from satellite rights.
“Yes, it’s true that Yash Raj Films (YRF) struck a deal with the Sony channel a few days back,” says an industry insider. “And although everyone is tight-lipped over the price tag, it’s definitely on the higher side considering that the film is seeing a phenomenal buzz.”
Insiders further explain the deal: “Actually, YRF has sold the righ