UTV Motion Pictures recently signed a series of TV syndication deals for satellite and terrestrial rights worth over $1 million. UTV signed a deal with a leading Korean media firm in Seoul for TV rights for five Jodhaa Akbar, Life In A… Metro, Delhi-6, Wake Up Sid and Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na.
UTV’s movies will also be aired on Al Rai TV in the Middle East for sometime. UTV and the Zee Network have entered into a limited term deal for non-exclusive telecast rights in non-Indian languages for 13 films, including ‘Wake Up Sid’, A Wednesday, ‘Delhi-6’, Dev D, Kurbaan and others. These films will be aired on Zee international network channels.
UTV has licensed ‘Kurbaan’, Raajneeti, I Hate Luv Storys, Udaan and We Are Family for a limited period with limited runs in India. UTV has also signed a 13-movie deal with B4U Movies for non-exclusive satellite rights for a limited term for Race, Fashion, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! and others. They also have a 10-movie deal with the channel Enterr 10 and Zoom.