Press Release

Fox Star Studios and Vishesh Films ink a three film deal

24 October 2013

Fox Star Studios and Vishesh Films have extended their successful association and are happy to announce yet another three film deal. Having broken records with their successful ventures like the biggest 3D Horror hit Raaz 3 by Vikram Bhatt , action thriller hit Jannat 2 by Kunal Deshmukh in 2012 and one of 2013's biggest musical albums, Murder 3 by debutant Vishesh Bhatt, the two leading production house are coming together for three films that will see three starkly different but strong stories on the big screen in 2014-2015.

The latest collaboration will kick start with City Lights, directed by Ajay Bahl on the back of his successful debut with B A Pass. City Lights stars one of industry's most accomplished young actors and critically acclaimed Rajkumar Yadav and will release on May 1st 2014. Mohit Suri who has given the industry one of the biggest hits of 2013 Aashqui 2 will be bringing together three powerhouse performers Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan and Raj Kumar Yadav in Hamari Adhuri Kahani. The film will release worldwide on 7th November 2014. The third film will be Mr. X directed by Vikram Bhatt. India's first thriller 3D the film will topline Emraan Hashmi and Amyra Dastur and will release on February 13th 2015.

Talking about the association and the three films, film maker Mahesh Bhatt said, "Vishesh Films is celebrating 25 years of its presence and work, with three strong narratives - City Lights, Hamari Adhuri Kahani and Mr. X. With firm and talented film makers like Vikram Bhatt, Mohit Suri and a fresh voice Ajay Bahl helming these films, we promise great cinema to the audiences. Vishesh Films has always taken pride in creating new stories and making movies in a way that appeal both to the head and the heart. Our partnership with Fox Star Studios has delivered some of our biggest and profitable hits in recent years and we look forward to our renewed collaboration."

Producer Mukesh Bhatt added, "Vishesh Films and Fox Star Studios have had a great run at the box office with Raaz 3, Jannat 2 and Murder 3. For us at Vishesh Films, it has been a great run in 2013 with some of the biggest hits of the year coming from our banner. What makes our partnership with Fox Star Studios work is that together we go the extra mile and our shared knowledge of the market and the creative understanding of the films, helps us achieve targets and make things happen." 

Fox Star Studios' Vijay Singh said, "Vishesh Films and Fox Star Studios have tremendous faith in each other's capabilities to deliver great content.We have had one of the most successful partnerships in the Industry and we are proud to take this further with three of the finestdirectors in the country today Vikram Bhatt, Mohit Suri and upcoming film maker Ajay Bahl. We take immense pleasure in partnering with Vishesh Films. As a production house, they have been trendsetters and trailblazers by giving the industry inspiration to come up with new subjects and genres Films, that have proven to be big successes by any measure. As a studio, as we enter our 5th year of existence, our back to back three film deal with Vishesh films is an evidence of our commitment towards creating some of the best cinematic works in the country. We are excitedly looking forward to 2014."


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