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Eros picks up Cannes-nominated Peddlers

bollywood Updated: May 02, 2012 14:27 IST
Priyanka Jain
Priyanka Jain
Hindustan Times
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After becoming the first Hindi film to be selected for the Critics’ Week at the Cannes Film Festival, it’s a double whammy for Vasan Bala’s Peddlers.

Eros International has now picked up the Indian rights to the project produced under Anurag Kashyap Films and Sikhya Entertainment.

Confirms producer Guneet Monga of Anurag Kashyap Films, “The film has been sold to Eros International. I cannot disclose the figures yet, but we will make an announcement soon.” However, the international rights are yet to be sold.

Bala’s Peddlers has been made using the crowd-sourcing funding technique and has over seven producers and three associate producers. It revolves around a woman on a mission, a man and a drifter. The film follows these three very guarded and scarred people and talks about how childhood experiences shape them into the complex individuals that they are today.

The Cannes Film Festival starts on May 16 and goes on till May 27.