Is Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ already a blockbuster hit?

Wed, July 18, 2012 7:30pm UTC by 3 Comments
Is Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ already a blockbuster hit?

The latest trade buzz is that the satellite rights of the Yash Raj Films production have been sold for an unthinkable amount, perhaps the highest so far

Rumour has it that Sony Entertainment Television bought the satellite rights of Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s Ek Tha Tiger for a hefty fee of Rs 75 crores! But trade analysts and the channel’s business head dismiss the hot goss. In an interview Sneha Rajani, Senior Executive Vice President and Business Head of SET clarifies, “Sony had clinched the deal for the satellite rights of Ek Tha Tiger almost 15 to 16 months ago, not last week or in the recent past.

“Besides, do you think we would’ve paid this ridiculous price 15-16 months ago? We wouldn’t settle for it even today,” she insists. While Rajani remained tightlipped about the moolah coughed up to secure the deal with Yash Raj Films, insiders insist that the money paid is the highest for any Bollywood film. We are sure it’s the result of Salman’s re-found magical touch at the box office and the excitement Kabir Khan’s film created even before shooting began.

In the past, the television broadcasting rights for Salman Khan’s Bodyguard, Shahrukh Khan’s Don 2, Hrithik Roshan’s Agneepath and Akshay Kumar’s Rowdy Rathore were reportedly bought at over Rs 30 crores each. So if the amount for ETT is higher than these figures, we think the production house should have already recovered the monies spent on the project.

No wonder then that YRF didn’t mind obliging Salman’s every whim and fancy! They had caught the goose that laid golden eggs, and letting it go would be foolish.Subscribe to me on YouTube

  • Ibrahim khan

    Salman bhai aapki movie ek tha tiger pukka blockbuster hai but aap movie ko eid ke din release nahi karre apni eid aug 21 ko hai inshallah tho aap aug 15 ko nahi aug 21 ko kariye kyu ki sabhi musalmaan bhai aapke fan hai aur shayad eid ke baad hi aapki movie dekh sakhenge kyu ki hum roze me rahenge aug 15 ko. Salman bhai aap movie ko eid ke din release kariye plz.

  • rony

    sallu blockbuster khan

  • md fahad uddin ahmed

    salman khan u r my dream man!ek tha tiger wil b a bigest hit nt in india bt also da whole world katrina n u jst rock in da film n masallah da song is realy realy a biggest hit song in dis year n al of songs of ek tha tiger is super hit al da bst 2 u salman nd katritna love u both….


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