The Economic Times - 26 June 2014
Content traders are new hit makers of Bollywood
Hindi film director Ashutosh Gowarikar recently bought the rights to make a film based on Marc Levy's novel 'Seven Days for an Eternity'. He didn't even had to meet the French author for the rights, thanks to The Adaptation Company, a new entity that trades in content. Founded by Sunil Doshi, producer of films like 'Bheja Fry' and 'Mixed Doubles', one of the businesses of The Adaptation Company is buying intellectual property rights (IPR) of books, classic stories, foreign films and so on from multiple sources, and selling them to production houses to make films. Read more...
The Mumbai Mirror - 25 June 2014
The Kabuliwala is back!
Producer and founder of a newly-launched initiative, Sunil Doshi is collaborating with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, actress Sharmila Tagore, French screenplay writer Jean Claude Carriere and ad filmmaker-lyricist Piyush Pandey to reinvent and reinterpret long and short stories for cinema, television, mobile and online platforms. These stories can be from a book, blog, film or even a newspaper article. Read more...