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Reliance Entertainment

Reliance Entertainment Pvt Ltd is a division of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group handling its media and entertainment business, across content and distribution platforms.

Reliance Entertainment Pvt Ltd
Formerly
Reliance BIG Entertainment
Division
IndustryMedia
FoundedFebruary 15, 2005; 14 years ago (2005-02-15)
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Anil Ambani (chairman)
Tina Ambani
(Director)
ProductsFilm
Web Series & TV
Animation
Digital
Gaming
ParentReliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group
WebsiteReliance Entertainment

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.

SubsidiariesEdit

CurrentEdit

FormerEdit

HistoryEdit

  • Reliance forayed into the largely untapped video rental market in India by launching BIGFlix.[3]
  • The company plans to launch TV Channels.[4]
  • On 15 July 2009, Reliance and Steven Spielberg announced a joint venture with funding of $825 million.[5]
  • Big 92.7 FM launched a radio station in Singapore considering 8% of the population residing there is Indian.[6]
  • On 5 April 2010, Reliance acquired a 50% stake in Codemasters.[7]
  • 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.[8]
  • In January 2012, it was announced that Reliance DreamWorks movies garnered 11 Oscar nominations.[9]
  • 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.[10]

FilmsEdit

BengaliEdit

No Year Name Cast Note(s)
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

HindiEdit

No Year Name Cast Note(s)
1 2005 Waqt: The Race Against Time Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Shefali Shah Drama Film
2 2007 Guru Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, R. Madhavan, Vidya Balan, Mithun Chakraborty Drama Film
3 Namastey London Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Rishi Kapoor Romantic Comedy-Drama Film
4 2008 Singh Is Kinng Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif Action Comedy Film
5 God Tussi Great Ho Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Sohail Khan Based On Bruce Almighty
6 Rock On!! Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Prachi Desai Rock Musical Drama Film
7 1920 Rajneesh Duggal, Adah Sharma Horror Film
8 Hulla Rajat Kapoor, Kartika Rane Comedy Film
9 Karzzzz Himesh Reshammiya, Urmila Matondkar Remake Of Karz
10 Ghajini Aamir Khan, Asin Remake Of Ghajini
11 2009 Luck By Chance Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma Drama Film
12 13B: Fear Has a New Address R. Madhavan, Neetu Chandra Psychological Horror Film
13 Kal Kissne Dekha Jackky Bhagnani, Nushrat Bharucha Copied From Next
14 Sikandar R. Madhavan, Parzaan Dastur Crime Drama Film
15 Daddy Cool Suniel Shetty, Kim Sharma Copied From Death At A Funeral Film
16 Do Knot Disturb Govinda, Sushmita Sen Remake Of The Valet
17 Paa Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan Comedy-Drama Film
18 3 Idiots Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Based On Five Point Someone (Novel)
19 2010 Well Done Abba Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba Remake Of Jau Tithe Khau
20 Paathshala Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia Inspired From Shaala (Film)
21 Aashayein John Abraham, Sonal Sehgal Drama Film
22 Kites Hrithik Roshan, Bárbara Mori Romantic Action Thriller Film
23 Raavan Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Epic Adventure Film
24 Mirch Shreyas Talpade, Raima Sen Drama Film
25 Break Ke Baad Imran Khan, Deepika Padukone Romantic Comedy
26 2011 Shagird Nana Patekar, Anurag Kashyap Action Thriller Film
27 Double Dhamaal Sanjay Dutt, Kangana Ranaut, Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, Aashish Chaudhary, Javed Jaffrey, Mallika Sherawat Comedy Film
28 Singham Ajay Devgn, Kajal Aggarwal Remake Of Singam
29 Phhir Rajneesh Duggal, Adah Sharma, Roshni Chopra Romance Thriller Film
30 Aarakshan Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Manoj Bajpayee Drama Film
31 Bodyguard Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Remake Of Bodyguard
32 Don 2 Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta Action Thriller Film
33 2012 Dangerous Ishhq Rajneesh Duggal, Karisma Kapoor Supernatural Thriller Film
34 1920: The Evil Returns Aftab Shivdasani, Tia Bajpai Horror Film
35 Talaash: The Answer Lies Within Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor Psychological Horror Thriller
36 2013 David Vikram, Tabu Crime Drama Film
37 I, Me Aur Main John Abraham, Prachi Desai, Chitrangada Singh Romantic Comedy Film
38 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor Based On The Race of My Life
39 Zanjeer Ram Charan, Priyanka Chopra Remake Of Zanjeer
40 Besharam Ranbir Kapoor, Pallavi Sharda Action Comedy Film
41 Commando: A One Man Army Vidyut Jammwal, Pooja Chopra Action Film
42 Sooper Se Ooper Vir Das, Kirti Kulhari Comedy Film
43 Gori Tere Pyaar Mein Imran Khan, Kareena Kapoor Romantic Comedy Film
44 2014 Hasee Toh Phasee Sidharth Malhotra, Parineeti Chopra, Adah Sharma Romantic Comedy Drama Film
45 Total Siyapaa Ali Zafar, Yami Gautam Drama Film
46 Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha Remake Of Thuppakki
47 Bobby Jasoos Ali Fazal, Vidya Balan Comedy-Drama Film
48 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt Romantic Comedy Film
49 Singham Returns Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Action Film
50 Bang Bang! Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif Remake Of Knight and Day
51 2015 Hawaizaada Ayushmann Khurrana, Pallavi Sharda Inspired By The Biography Of Shivkar Bapuji Talpade
52 Masaan Richa Chadha, Vicky Kaushal, Shweta Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra Drama Film
53 Singh Is Bliing Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson Action Comedy Film
54 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha, Sonnalli Seygall, Ishita Raj Sharma, Omkar Kapoor, Sunny Singh Comedy Film
55 2016 1920 London Sharman Joshi, Meera Chopra Horror Film
56 Wazir Farhan Akhtar, Aditi Rao Hydari Crime Thriller Film
57 Saala Khadoos R. Madhavan, Ritika Singh Indian Sports Action Drama Film
58 Ghayal Once Again Sunny Deol, Soha Ali Khan Action Drama Film
59 Rocky Handsome John Abraham, Shruti Haasan Remake Of The Man from Nowhere
60 Te3n Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vidya Balan Remake Of Montage
61 Udta Punjab Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh, Alia Bhatt Black Comedy-Crime Film
62 Raman Raghav 2.0 Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sobhita Dhulipala Neo-Noir Psychological Thriller Film
63 Rustom Akshay Kumar, Ileana D'Cruz, Esha Gupta Based on

K. M. Nanavati vs. State of Maharashtra

64 Parched Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Adil Hussain, Surveen Chawla, Sayani Gupta Drama Film
65 Shivaay Ajay Devgn, Sayyeshaa, Erika Kaar, Abigail Eames, Vir Das, Girish Karnad, Saurabh Shukla Action Thriller Film
66 Dear Zindagi Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt Coming-Of-Age Drama Film
67 Trapped Rajkummar Rao, Geetanjali Thapa Survival Drama Film
68 2017 Running Shaadi Amit Sadh, Taapsee Pannu Romantic Comedy Film
69 Commando 2: The Black Money Trail Vidyut Jammwal, Adah Sharma, Esha Gupta Action Film
70 Naam Shabana Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu Action Spy-Thriller Film
71 Toilet: Ek Prem Katha Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar Comedy-Drama Film
72 Golmaal Again Ajay Devgn, Parineeti Chopra, Tabu Supernatural Action Comedy Film
73 2018 1921 Karan Kundra, Zareen Khan Horror Film
74 Mukkabaaz Vineet Kumar Singh, Zoya Hussain, Jimmy Shergill, Ravi Kishan Sports Drama Film
75 Aiyaary Sidharth Malhotra, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Chopra Action Thriller Film
76 Bhavesh Joshi Superhero Harshvardhan Kapoor, Shreiyah Sabharwal Vigilante Action Film
77 Vishwaroopam II Kamal Haasan, Andrea Jeremiah Action Film
78 Namaste England Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra Romantic Comedy Film
79 Simmba Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan Inspired From Temper
80 2019 Super 30 Hrithik Roshan, Mrunal Thakur Based On Anand Kumar
81 Saand Ki Aankh Bhumi Pednekar, Taapsee Pannu Biopical Drama Film
82 Panipat
83 Commando 3   Vidyut Jammwal, Adah Sharma, Angira Dhar Action Film
84 2020 Untitled Imtiaz Ali film   Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan, Randeep Hooda Romantic Drama Film
85 Sooryavanshi   Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif Action film
86 83   Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone Based on Kapil Dev
87 The Girl on the Train   Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Avinash Tiwary, Kirti Kulhari Mystery thriller film

PunjabiEdit

No Year Name Cast Note(s)
1 2012 Ajj De Ranjhe Aman Dhaliwal, Gurleen Chopra Drama Film

TamilEdit

No Year Film Cast Note(s)
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

TeluguEdit

No Year Name Cast Genre(s)
1 2009 Saleem Vishnu Manchu, Ileana D'Cruz Drama Film
2 2010 Darling Prabhas, Kajal Aggarwal Romantic Comedy Family Drama 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

KannadaEdit

No Year Name Cast Note(s)
1 2010 Ijjodu Aniruddha Jatkar, Meera Jasmine Drama Film
2 2015 Rana Vikrama Puneeth Rajkumar, Anjali, Adah Sharma Action Thriller Film

MalayalamEdit

No Year Name Cast Note(s)
1 2010 Kutty Srank Mammootty, Kamalinee Mukherjee Drama Film

EnglishEdit

No Year Name Cast Note(s)
1 2011 I Am Number Four Alex Pettyfer, Teresa Palmer Based On I Am Number Four (Novel)
2 The Help Jessica Chastain Based On The Help (Novel)
3 Fright Night Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots Remake Of Fright Night
4 War Horse David Thewlis, Emily Watson War Horse (Novel)
5 2012 People Like Us Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks Drama Film
6 Dredd Karl Urban, Lena Headey Based on the 2000 AD comic strip Judge Dredd and its eponymous character created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra[11][12]
7 Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field Inspired From Team of Rivals (Book)

[13]

8 2013 The Fifth Estate Benedict Cumberbatch, Alicia Vikander Based On Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy (Book)
9 Delivery Man Vince Vaughn, Cobie Smulders Remake Of Starbuck
10 Walking with Dinosaurs Justin Long, John Leguizamo Inspired by Walking with Dinosaurs[14]
11 2014 Need for Speed Aaron Paul, Imogen Poots Inspired by Need for Speed (Game)
12 The Hundred-Foot Journey Om Puri, Helen Mirren Based On The Hundred-Foot Journey (Novel)
13 2015 Bridge of Spies Tom Hanks, Amy Ryan Historical Drama Film
14 2016 The Light Between Oceans Michael Fassbender, Rachel Weisz Based On The Light Between Oceans (Novel)
15 The Girl On The Train Justin Theroux, Emily Blunt Based On The Girl On The Train (Novel)
16 Office Christmas Party Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn Comedy Film
17 2017 A Dog's Purpose KJ Apa, Britt Robertson Based On A Dog's Purpose (Novel)
18 Ghost In The Shell Pilou Asbæk, Scarlett Johansson Based On Ghost in the Shell
19 Thank You for Your Service Miles Teller, Haley Bennett Based On Thank You for Your Service (Book)
20 2018 The House with a Clock in Its Walls Jack Black, Cate Blanchett Based On The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Novel)
21 2019 A Dog's Journey Henry Lau, Marg Helgenberger Based On A Dog's Journey (Book)
22 1917   George MacKay, Claire Duburcq War 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 were one of the producers of the Netflix show, Sacred Games. Two more web series is being developed currently for Amazon, by them. Stardust and Vish Puri, former being directed by Motwane himself and the later will be helmed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary.

Big Synergy, its other subsidiary was responsible for shows like Bose: Dead/Alive with ALTBalaji and Yay kay hua Bro with Voot.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EX-99.1". www.sec.gov. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Anil Ambani group co raises ₹1,700 cr in London listing". Business Line. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Anil Ambani eyes video rental business". Anil-ambani-news.newslib.com. Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  4. ^ "Anil Ambani to launch 20 TV channels". Anil-ambani-news.newslib.com. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  5. ^ Anil Ambani meets Spielberg; to provide Rs 4,000 cr for films The Economic Times.
  6. ^ "Anil Ambani Group launches radio station in Singapore DNA". Dnaindia.com. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  7. ^ Hinkle, David (5 April 2010). "Reliance Big Entertainment acquires 50% stake in Codemasters". Joystiq. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
  8. ^ Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 at 1314 hrs IST (24 June 2008). "Reliance, Spielberg in talks over $2 bn movie venture". Financialexpress.com. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  9. ^ "Reliance Dreamworks movies garner 11 Oscar nominations - The Economic Times". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  10. ^ Exclusive: India's Reliance Entertainment plans to acquire Western game studios in 2015. Reuters, 15 November 2014
  11. ^ Fleming, Mike (10 May 2010). "Reliance Big's 'Judge Dredd' Deal Makes Scifi Film a Hot Cannes Pre-Sale Title". Deadline Hollywood. PMC. Archived from the original on 24 September 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  12. ^ "Judge Dredd to Start Filming This Fall". comingsoon.net. CraveOnline. 10 May 2010. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  13. ^ Prabhakar, Binoy (19 January 2013). "Anil Ambani's Reliance Entertainment hits Oscar jackpot with Lincoln". The Economic Times. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  14. ^ Lodderhose, Diana (1 November 2010). "Reliance Big Entertainment, BBC pact on pic trio". Variety.

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