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HBO Acquires OTT Rights for Nepali Film ‘The Red Suitcase’ in 15 European Countries

It is based on the story of the Nepal's immigration problem.
April 5, 2024
The Red Suitcase
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HBO has purchased the OTT (over-the-top) rights for the upcoming Nepali film ‘The Red Suitcase’ in 15 European countries, as reported by international distributor Region Eight Films. The news was confirmed by Hollywood magazine Variety on Thursday. Additionally, screening rights have been sold in Malaysia and Brunei.

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The production team behind ‘The Red Suitcase’ expresses confidence in the film’s financial outlook following the HBO acquisition. Producer Ramakrishna Pokharel stated, “HBO has purchased the rights to show the film at a good price, securing our investment.”

This film, which was world premiered in Venice and received praise from the audience and critics is being screened in Nepal from April 12th.

Based on the story of the country’s immigration problem, the film has Saugat Malla, Praween Khatiwada, Shristi Shrestha, and Bipin Karki in the lead roles. Produced by Shobha Thapa for Icefall Productions, the film has been shot by Sushan Prajapati.

Abhinash Chaudhary

Abhinash Chaudhary is a Entertainment writer here at The Ditible. He writes on Hollywood, Bollywood and Nepali Show Biz News and trends, Celebrity trends and more, also covers Pop Culture.

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