Actor Ajay Devgn has reportedly signed a Rs 400 crore deal with Star India for exclusive satellite rights to all his upcoming Bollywood releases until 2017. He is the second star from Bollywood after Salman Khan to associate in
such a momentous deal with Star India and is the only other actor apart from Khan to have four films in the elite Rs 100 crore-club.
Among his first of the films to be released for the actor is Sajid Khan's retro fiesta Himmatwala, produced by Ronnie Screwvala and & Vashu Bhagnani. The next is Prakash Jha's magnum opus Satyagraha followed by an action film with Prabhudeva and a sequel to Rohit Shetty's Singham. Besides Devgn's upcoming films, the network already has 18 of his earlier films, including Singham, the Golmaal series, Zameen and Gangajal.
The deal is reportedly for a period of five years and is said to include at least ten films.
Devgn's 2012 blockbuster Son of Sardaar which had recently premiered on Star Gold is leading with 5.1 TVR on a GEC this year in the Hindi movie genre! It has beaten all the other successful premieres of the year like Singham, Bodyguard, Housefull 2 and Bol Bachchan by clocking in a whopping 5.1 TVR, as per TAM ratings of Week 7 in 2013.