Baahubali writer partners Eros for films and web-series

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 28, 2018 03:30 PM IST

Chennai: Veteran screenwriter V Vijayendra Prasad, best known for writing screenplay for blockbusters like Baahubali and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, has formed a joint venture with Eros International for developing scripts, production and distribution of films and web-series in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

It has been learnt that Prasad has already penned down 10 stories which will take shape on screen under this partnership. To bring these stories to life, the joint venture has also identified eight to 10 leading directors under its umbrella that will be announced soon. These include a thriller in Tamil and Telugu by SS Kanchi and, Sriman making his Hindi directorial debut. A Telugu family action thriller by acclaimed Telugu director Sukumar is also expected to come out under the joint venture.

Speaking about the venture, Prasad said, "I hope this announcement is the beginning of a long and successful journey together in presenting films that will be appreciated. I am truly delighted to be associated with a leading studio like Eros International."

The last time this duo of accomplished storyteller and leading film studio came together, they produced the multi-crore earner, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which was a spectacular success worldwide including China.

Speaking about collaboration with Prasad, managing director, Eros International Media, Sunil Lulla said, "Vijayendra Prasad's stories coupled with the vision of some of the best directors in the country being added to our content offering will strengthen our position as the destination for the finest cinematic experience. Our aim is to constantly create lasting content by collaborating with leading talent across Hindi and regional industries and delivering the best in entertainment."