Endemol forays into films with Kahaani remake

By Hindustan Times

Endemol India, the company that produces some of the biggest reality shows on Indian television such as Bigg Boss and Fear Factor, is now venturing into films. Producer-director of the Vidya Balan starrer Kahaani, Sujoy Ghosh, will step in as co-producer and work with a leading director from the
South Indian film industry on the remakes.

Explaining why they chose Kahaani, Deepak Dhar, CEO, Endemol India, explains that the story has a strong emotional connect and can be adapted well for different markets. “Filmmaking was always on the cards and we’ve been working towards it for a year now. We will start rolling in September and are looking forward to an early release for the films, most likely around January 2013,” he says.

Sujoy is delighted with the association. “It will help the movie reac