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इंडियन आवाज़     26 Jun 2019 09:54:12      انڈین آواز
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Korea’s Ayodhya princess story to get big screen makeover

 

Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi

The popular Korean legend of a princess from Ayodhya getting married to a king of Korea many aeons ago will soon get a big screen version, it has been announced.

The planned feature film, with an accompanying series, will be a joint venture between leading Indian production company Eros International Media Ltd and Korea’s Say On Media and B&C Group LLC.

The project will be based on the Korean book “Heo Hwang-Ok, Embrace of Gaya”, which is an adventure-love story of an Indian Princess travelling across the sea around 30 AD to an ancient kingdom in South Korea.

The co-production is scheduled to go on floor soon and will be bilingual. With proposed A-list actors from India and Korea, it will have locations and crews from both the countries. The story will have blend of Indian and Korean cultures and has been conceptualized by talented Indian and Korean writers.

The human drama is based on an interesting premise of adventure and love story of an Indian princess travelling to Gimhae of South Gyeongsang province in Korea. Once there, she falls in love with the founder of Gaya kingdom, King Kim Soo-Ro, and becomes the queen.

The legendary story of Princess Heo, also known as Indian Princess Ratna of “Ayuta kingdom” is described as a true tale of love, political intrigue and trade rivalry.

Commenting on the alliance, Ridhima Lulla, Chief Content Officer, Eros Group said, “Eros International greatly values this exciting partnership with Say On Media and B&C Group LLC.”

“With our similar cultures, we want to tell stories with a mainstream appeal that transcend language and geographical boundaries. We consider this only the beginning of a new era and cannot wait for our fans to see the result of this successful partnership as it opens new doors and provides endless opportunities for everyone involved with filmmaking,” she said in a statement.

Lim Sung-Gyeoun, the CEO of Say On Media, added, “The production of the movie based on Heo Hwang-Ok would shed new light on Indian influence in Korean culture and activity. Also, it would have a huge impact both in India and pan-Indian markets.”

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