Eros International

Eros International Media Ltd (also known as Eros India) is an Indian motion picture production and distribution company, based in Mumbai, India. Founded by Arjun Lulla in 1977, it is one of the leading production and distribution companies in India.[2] Currently, his sons Kishore Lulla[3] and Sunil Lulla manage the company. It is a subsidiary of ErosSTX, formed in 2020 as the result of a merger with American film studio and mini-major STX Entertainment.

Eros International Media Ltd
FormerlyRishima International Pvt Ltd
Eros Multimedia Pvt Ltd
Eros Labs
Eros International Media Pvt Ltd
Eros Entertainment[1]
TypeSubsidiary
BSE533261
NSEEROSMEDIA
ISININE416L01017
IndustryMedia & Entertainment
Founded1977; 44 years ago (1977)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
FounderArjan Lulla and Kishore Lulla
Headquarters901-902, 9th Floor, Supreme Chambers, Veera Desai Road, Andheri (West), ,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Kishore Lulla (Executive director and CEO, Eros plc)
Sunil Lulla (Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director)
Prem Parameswaran (Executive director and CFO) Pradeep Dwivedi (CEO, Eros India)
ProductsFilm Production
Film distribution
Marketing
Music
Studio
Vfx
Post production
Theatrical Distribution
Digital
Mobile content & Value Added Services
ServicesFilm production, co-production, acquisition and distribution
RevenueDecrease 1000 Crore (US$ 134.94 Million) (FY 2018)
Total equityIncrease 13.4 Crore (US$ 32 Million)
ParentErosSTX
Divisions
SubsidiariesBig Screen Entertainment Pvt Ltd
Colour Yellow Productions Pvt Ltd
Copsale Limited
Digicine Pte Ltd
Eros Animation Pvt Ltd
Eros International Films
Eros International Distribution LLP
Eros Music Publishing Limited
Eyeqube Studios Pvt Limited
Techzone 56060 See Subsidiaries
WebsiteEros International

Eros co-produces, acquires and distributes Indian films in multiple formats worldwide, including theatrical, television syndication and digital platforms.[4] Eros has over 12,000 films in its library which include Hindi, Telugu and other regional language films.

HistoryEdit

In 1977, Mr. Arjan Lulla started the company. In 1981, he founded the company Jupitar Enterprise with Mr. Kishore Lulla and Ms. Bhagibhai Lulla. On 19 August 1994 Rishima International Pvt Ltd was founded. It was a private limited company. Through its subsidiary "Eros International Films", the company produced and distributed films. On 1 April 1999, the company acquired the entire Jupiter Enterprise. Their first jointly produced film was Waqt (2005). On 25 July 2000, the name was changed to Eros Multimedia Private Limited. The name was again changed to Eros International Pvt Ltd on 20 November 2008. On 16 September 2009, the company was converted into a public limited company and on 18 November, the name was changed to the present name Eros International Media Ltd.[1][5] In 2010, Eros International Media Limited was listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India.[6] The name Eros was chosen after the Greek god of love.[7]

SubsidiariesEdit

CurrentEdit

  • Big Screen Entertainment Pvt Ltd (64% share)
  • Colour Yellow Productions Pvt Ltd (50% share)
  • Copsale Limited
  • Digicine Pte Ltd
  • Eros Animation Pvt Ltd
  • Eros International Films
  • Eros International Distribution LLP (99.8% share)
  • Eros Music Publishing Limited
  • Eyeqube Studios Pvt Limited (99.9% share)
  • Techzone 56060

FormerEdit

Joint VenturesEdit

PartnershipsEdit

In 2008, Eros International made a deal with Universal Music Group to make a joint-venture to promote pop music to India. The agreement was announced by Kishore Lulla and Max Hole, President of Universal Music Asia Pacific Region and Executive Vice President, Universal Music Group International (UMGI) on 10 December though the joint venture was officiated with a contractual signing on 18 November. Rajat Kakar, Managing Director of Universal Music India was appointed as the chairperson and Sunil Lulla and Jyoti Deshpande, former COO of Eros International Group, are on the Board of Directors.[8]

FilmographyEdit

Films produced and distributed by Eros InternationalEdit

Film music and soundtrack produced by Eros MusicEdit

AwardsEdit

Year of award Film Award Category Recipient
2016 Bajirao Mastani Star Screen Awards Best Actor (male) Ranveer Singh
Popular choice (female) Deepika Padukone
Best supporting actor Priyanka Chopra
Best special effects Eros International
Bajrangi Bhaijaan Best Film (Critics)
Best director Kabir Khan
Best story K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
Best Background Score Julius Packiam
Tanu Weds Manu Returns Best Supporting Actor Dipak Dobriyal
Bajrangi Bhaijaan Stardust Awards Best Director Kabir Khan
Best Film of the Year Eros International
Breakthrough Performance by a Child Artiste Harshaali Malhotra
Badlapur Best Story Sriram Raghavan and Arijit Biswas
Hero Best Playback Singer (Male) Armaan Malik for Main Hoon Hero Tera
Best Debut (Male) Sooraj Pancholi
Best Debut Couple Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty
Bajirao Mastani Filmfare Awards Best Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Best Actor (Male) Ranveer Singh
Best Film Eros International
Best Actor in Supporting Role (female) Priyanka Chopra
Best Costume Anju Modi and Maxima Basu
Best Production Design Sujeet Sawant, Sriram Iyengar and Saloni Dhatrak
Best Action Sham Kaushal
Best Playback (Female) Shreya Goshal
Best Choreography Pandit Birju Maharaj for Mohe Rang Do Laal
Bajrangi Bhaijaan Best Story Vijayendra Prasad
Hero Best Debut (Male) Sooraj Pancholi
Tanu Weds Manu Returns Best Dialogue Himanshu Sharma
Critics' Awards for Best Actor (Female) Kangna Ranaut
Bajirao Mastani Sony Guild Awards Best Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Best Actor Ranveer Singh
Best Cinematography Sudeep Chatterjee
Best Art Direction
Best Sound Design Eros International
Best Costume Design
Best Dialogue
Best Choreography Remo D'souza
Bajrangi Bhaijaan Best Film Eros International
Best Screenplay Kabir Khan, Parveez Sheikh, K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
Best Story K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Best Child Artist Harshali Malhotra
Badlapur Best Sound Mixing
Tanu weds Manu Returns Best actor in a Comic Role Deepak Dobriyal
Badlapur Best Actor in a Negative Role Nawazuddin Siddiqui
2015 Tanu Weds Manu Returns ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015 Most Popular Trailer
100 Crore Club
Welcome Back
Bajirao Mastani
Bajrangi Bhaijaan 300 Crore Club
Top Grosser of the Year
Studio of the Year Eros International
Excellence In International Distribution Award
Special Awards for Film Distribution in Mumbai, Delhi-UP, East Punjab, West Bengal and Mysore (Individual trophies)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Eros International Media Ltd" – via Business Standard.
  2. ^ "Asia's 200 Best Under A Billion List". Forbes. 17 July 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Kishore Lulla Brings Light to Bollywood". Forbes. May 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Company History - Eros International Media Ltd". The Economic Times. Times Group. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Eros International Media > Company History > Media & Entertainment > Company History of Eros International Media - BSE: 533261, NSE: EROSMEDIA". www.moneycontrol.com.
  6. ^ "Bollywood Thrills - Eros International - NYSE". www.nyse.com.
  7. ^ Willman, John (7 August 2007). "Rich rewards of a dual identity". Financial Times. Archived from the original on 30 April 2020. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Universal Music and Eros International announce joint-venture to globally promote Indian pop talent". UMG. 10 December 2008. Retrieved 1 July 2018.

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