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Azure Powers Up Slate of Indian Remakes

Mumbai production outfit Azure Entertainment is powering up a slate of remakes of European and Asian movies. These include a retread of 2017 Thai hit “Bad Genius” and an Indian version of South Korea’s “The Terror: Live.”

Azure is collaborating with Reliance Entertainment and Neeraj Pandey-led Friday Film Works’ Plan C Studio on the development and production of “Genius.” The film, which focuses on a female student who monetizes her skill at exam-cheating, was Thailand’s highest-grossing movie in international markets. Azure is presenting and producing Tigmanshu Dhulia’s “Yaara,” based on Olivier Marchal’s “Les Lyonnais.”

These are in addition to a previously announced two-film partnership with Warner Bros. that kicks off with a remake of Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed” (which itself was a remake of three-part Hong Kong thriller “Infernal Affairs”).

Set up by Sunir Kheterpal, who previously had stints with Adlabs-Reliance Entertainment and the Hinduja Group,

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