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Reliance Entertainment Pvt Ltd is an Indian media and entertainment company. It is a division of Reliance Group, handling its media and entertainment business, across content and distribution platforms. The company was founded on February 15, 2005 as two entities, namely Reliance Big Entertainment and BIG Pictures. Four years later the two companies were merged into Reliance BIG Pictures in 2009, and the company's name was changed to Reliance Entertainment the following year.
|Formerly||Reliance BIG Entertainment (2005–2009), BIG Pictures (2005–2009), Reliance BIG Pictures (2009–2010)|
|Founded||February 15, 2005|
|Headquarters||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Anil Ambani (chairman)|
|Parent||Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group|
The key content initiatives are across movies, music, sports, gaming, Internet & mobile portals, leading to direct opportunities in delivery across the emerging digital distribution platforms: digital cinema, IPTV, DTH and mobile TV.
- Storyteller Holding Co., LLC (Amblin Partners) (investor, 20%)
- Reliance Animation (formerly BIG Animation) – (Airtight Info media)
- Phantom Films (50% owned)
- Big Home Entertainment – Home Video Division
- Big Music – Record Label Division
- BIG Star Entertainment Awards
- Jump Games (ParadoX Studios)
- Lava Bear Films
- Riverstone Pictures
- Reliance Big Pictures – Movie Production & Distribution Division
- Reliance Games – Mobile Games Development Studio
- Reliance Media Works Ltd
- Reliance Media Works Studio – Filmcity Mumbai
- Window Seat Films
- Digital Domain
- Reliance forayed into the largely untapped video rental market in India by launching BIGFlix.
- The company plans to launch TV Channels.
- On 15 July 2009, Reliance and Steven Spielberg announced a joint venture with funding of $825 million.
- Big 92.7 FM launched a radio station in Singapore considering 8% of the population residing there is Indian.
- On 5 April 2010, Reliance acquired a 50% stake in Codemasters.
- On 28 May 2010, the company achieved the first ever Bollywood cross-over into the Hollywood box office market with the release of Kites.
- Reliance co-produced director Steven Spielberg's film War Horse, which was released worldwide on Christmas Day in 2011. Many other projects from the director also have the company as a producer.
- In January 2012, it was announced that Reliance DreamWorks movies garnered 11 Oscar nominations.
- In November 2014, the company announced plans to begin the acquisition process of the North American and European mobile game studios of DreamWorks Studios in early 2015.
|1||2009||Shob Charitro Kalponik||Prosenjit Chatterjee, Bipasha Basu, Paoli Dam||Period Drama Film|
|2||2010||Abohomaan||Jisshu Sengupta, Riya Sen||Family Relation Drama Film|
|3||2013||Ganesh Talkies||Biswajit Chakraborty, Raima Sen||Family Drama Film|
|4||Deewana||Jeet, Srabanti Chatterjee||Remake Of Deepavali|
|5||Boss: Born to Rule||Jeet, Subhashree Ganguly||Remake Of Businessman|
|6||2014||Chotushkone||Parambrata Chatterjee, Payel Sarkar||Thriller Film|
|7||Game: He Plays To Win||Jeet, Subhashree Ganguly||Remake Of Thuppakki|
|8||Buno Haansh||Dev, Srabanti Chatterjee, Tanusree Chakraborty||Based On Buno Haansh (Novel)|
|9||Bachchan||Jeet, Aindrita Ray, Payel Sarkar||Remake Of Vishnuvardhana|
|10||Jaatishwar||Prosenjit Chatterjee, Swastika Mukherjee||Musical Drama Film|
|11||2015||Ebar Shabor||Saswata Chatterjee, Swastika Mukherjee||Based On The Detective Story "Rin"|
|12||2016||Abhimaan||Jeet, Subhashree Ganguly, Sayantika Banerjee||Remake Of Attarintiki Daredi|
|1||2012||Ajj De Ranjhe||Aman Dhaliwal, Gurleen Chopra||Drama Film|
|1||2009||Yavarum Nalam||R. Madhavan, Neetu Chandra||Psychological Horror Film|
|2||2010||Singam||Suriya, Anushka Shetty||Action Film|
|3||2011||Yuvan Yuvathi||Bharath, Rima Kallingal||Romantic Film|
|4||Osthe||Silambarasan, Richa Gangopadhyay||Remake Of Dabangg|
|5||2012||Naan Ee||Sudeep, Samantha Akkineni, Nani||Fantasy Action Film|
|6||2013||David||Vikram, Jiiva, Isha Sharvani||Drama Film; bilingual film|
|7||2016||Irudhi Suttru||R. Madhavan, Ritika Singh||Sports Action-Drama Film|
|8||2019||Dev||Karthi, Rakul Preet Singh||Based On Road Adventure|
|9||NGK||Suriya, Rakul Preet Singh||Political Action Film|
|10||Game Over||Taapsee Pannu||Psychological Thriller Film|
|11||2021||Aelay||Samuthirakani||Comedy Drama film|
|12||Mandela||Yogi Babu||Comedy Drama film|
|13||Jagame Thandhiram||Dhanush||Action Thriller film|
|1||2009||Saleem||Vishnu Manchu, Ileana D'Cruz||Drama Film|
|2||2010||Darling||Prabhas, Kajal Aggarwal||Romantic Comedy Family Drama Film|
|3||Adhurs||NTR Jr., Nayantara, Sheela||Telugu Action Comedy Film|
|3||2011||Money Money, More Money||Brahmanandam||Comedy Drama Film|
|4||2012||Devudu Chesina Manushulu||Ravi Teja, Ileana D'Cruz||Fantasy-Action Comedy|
|5||Adhinayakudu||Nandamuri Balakrishna, Raai Laxmi||Telugu Action Drama Film|
|6||Eega||Nani, Samantha Akkineni, Sudeep||Fantasy Action Film, bilingual film|
|7||2013||Attarintiki Daredi||Pawan Kalyan, Samantha Akkineni, Pranitha Subhash||Comedy Drama Film|
|8||Toofan||Ram Charan, Priyanka Chopra||Remake of Zanjeer; bilingual|
|9||Sahasam||Gopichand, Taapsee Pannu|
|10||2014||Manam||Akkineni Nagarjuna, ANR, Naga Chaitanya, Samantha Akkineni, Shriya Saran||Fantasy-Drama Film|
|11||2016||Nannaku Prematho||N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Rakul Preet Singh||Action Thriller Film|
|12||2019||Game Over||Taapsee Pannu||Psychological Thriller Film|
|1||2010||Ijjodu||Aniruddha Jatkar, Meera Jasmine||Drama Film|
|2||2015||Rana Vikrama||Puneeth Rajkumar, Anjali, Adah Sharma||Action Thriller Film|
|1||2010||Kutty Srank||Mammootty, Kamalinee Mukherjee||Drama Film|
Web series and TVEdit
One of its subsidiaries, Phantom Films run by the likes of Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap is actively contributing in web series. They are currently developing two more web series for Amazon: Stardust and Vish Puri, the former being directed by Motwane himself and the later will be helmed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary.
Big Synergy, its other subsidiary,
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