ABS-CBN signs deal to bring its movies to India’s Bollywood

ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) community headquarters in Quezon Town (Picture by means of Maria TAN / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines—ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) Corp. sealed a handle India’s World One Studios to evolve one of the vital Filipino media corporate’s hit films for Bollywood.

In a observation on Friday (Oct. 15), ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) Movie Productions stated the settlement will contain 5 films top-billed by means of native field place of work stars Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.


The transfer was once a part of ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer)’s efforts to enlarge out of the country and marks its access in India, a multi-billion-dollar cinema marketplace that produces about 800 movies yearly and sells about 4 billion tickets.

“We’re extremely joyful to have our films tailored for the Indian marketplace,” ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) Motion pictures managing director Olivia Lamasan stated within the observation.


“The Philippines and India proportion many not unusual values, amongst which is the robust love for circle of relatives, that resonate in our movies and can quickly be skilled by means of the folk of India,” Lamasan stated.

In step with ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer), the 5 films have been Barcelona: “A Love Untold”, “Can’t Lend a hand Falling In Love”, “Loopy Stunning You”, “She’s Courting The Gangster”, and “The Hows Of Us”.

ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) has been in search of new income resources after the Duterte management shuttered its free-to-air broadcasting trade whilst allied lawmakers killed its bid for a brand new franchise in 2020.

Consequently, loss in 2020 jumped 400 % to P13.5 billion whilst ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) was once compelled to chop 1000’s of jobs.

All through its annual assembly remaining July, ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) CEO Carlo Katigbak advised shareholders the corporate was once positive its new technique would produce further income to maintain the trade.

Katigbak additionally famous the global marketplace was once an important enlargement alternative for ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer).

ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) may be boosting its virtual presence whilst partnering with different TV networks within the type of airtime leasing agreements.


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