We told you last week, exclusively, that Sunir Khetrapal’s Azure Entertainment has acquired rights for the Chinese blockbuster Bad Genius. Now, there is one more development about this project. Our sources close to the film have confirmed that Khetrapal has found a co-producer in Plan C studios who wish to invest in the remake of Bad Genius. For the uninitiated, Plan C Studios is an Indian motion picture production company founded as an alliance between Anil Ambani’s Reliance Entertainment and the duo Neeraj Pandey & Shital Bhatia’s Friday Filmworks. Looks like the producers are making sure that the project is well mounted.
Azure Entertainment has earned two of the top grossing films in China in 2017 and 2018 – Spanish film Cotratiempo (The Invisible Guest), which grossed close to USD 30 mn in China and Thai film Bad Genius which grossed more than USD 40 mn in China. Bad Genius is also the all-time top grossing film of Thailand ever.
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