Reliance Entertainment acquires screen-rights of Harappa Trilogy
All three books of are national bestsellers and, as per the publisher TreeShade Books, have sold close to 2,00,000 copies within 18 months of first release.
Anil D Ambani owned Reliance Entertainment acquires rights for motion picture, web-series, gaming and merchandising of Vineet Bajpai’s Harappa Trilogy. It will soon be adapted into major motion-pictures or a multi-season original web-series. The company has recently won wide acclaim with the success of their original web-series Sacred Games, another book-adaptation, a press release said.
Written by Vineet Bajpai, the Harappa Trilogy comprises three fiction novels namely: Harappa — Curse of the Blood River (released June 2017); Pralay — The Great Deluge (released January 2018) and Kashi — Secret of the Black Temple (released September 2018). All three books of are national bestsellers and, as per the publisher TreeShade Books, have sold close to 2,00,000 copies within 18 months of first release.
Speaking on the screen-rights’ acquisition, Sweta Agnihotri, CEO — Content Syndication, Reliance Entertainment said, “The Harappa Trilogy transcends genre-categorisation and blends across the realms of history, mythology, fantasy, crime, thriller and contemporary fiction. It is the perfect story that needs to be told to a wider audience of cinema and digital-content. We are delighted to partner with Vineet on this journey.” Bajpai added, “It is a momentous occasion. The books have received the love of tens of thousands of readers from all over India, across all age-groups. Everyone wants to see the saga retold on the silver screen. I could not have asked for a better partner than Reliance Entertainment.”