Manoj Punjabi

Manoj Punjabi (born 7 December 1972) is an Indonesian film and television producer. He is the CEO & Founder of MD Entertainment, the biggest production house in Indonesia and the only national film company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exhange (IDX:FILM)

Manoj Punjabi
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Manoj Punjabi

(1972-12-07) 7 December 1972 (age 50)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Years active1995–present
SpouseShania Punjabi

Manoj is the man behind “KKN Di Desa Penari,” the highest grossing movie of all time in Indonesia. An influential personality at the forefront of Indonesian cinema, Manoj Punjabi is Indonesia’s most commercially successful film and television producer as well as the founder and CEO of MD Entertainment, Indonesia’s largest media company. Manoj Punjabi is responsible for 7 of the top 20 of Indonesia’s highest-grossing box-office films, record-breaking soap operas, as well as the popularization of an entire movie genre (horror) in Indonesia. Aside from countless big-screen films and television shows, Manoj has also diversified into music, animation, and of late, has established himself as the most prominent digital content producer in Indonesia, quickly garnering the largest market share. Manoj Punjabi has become one of the most influential trendsetters in Indonesian pop-culture, and is thereby responsible for broadening perspectives and shaping Indonesian society.


Manoj Punjabi is of Indian Sindhi descent.[1] He is married to Shania Punjabi and has 3 children.[1]




  1. ^ a b Aiyar, Pallavi (24 August 2013). "Sindhi kings of Indonesian entertainment". Archived from the original on 20 June 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2015.

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