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100 Years of Indian Cinema: Film Studios

28-OCT-2013 17:25

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    It is a film distribution and production company recognized by Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta and Anil Sunkara.

    Type: Private

    Industry: Entertainment

    Founded: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

    Headquarters: Hyderabad

    Key people: Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta, Anil Sunkara

    Products: Films

    Owners: Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta, Anil Sunkara

     

    Anjana Productions

    It is a Film entertainment production company of India recognized by Chiranjeevi in the year 1988.

    Type: Private

    Industry: Entertainment

    Founded: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh in the year 1988

    Founder: Chiranjeevi

    Headquarters: Hyderabad

    Key people: Chiranjeevi, Nagendra Babu, Pawan Kalyan

    Products: Films

    Owner: Nagendra Babu

     

    AVM

    AVM is the oldest extant studio in India.

     Type: Limited Industry: Motion pictures Fate: Active

    Founded: 1945

    Founder: A. V. Meiyappan

    Headquarters: Vadapalani, Chennai, India

    Area served: Tamil

    Cinema: Telugu Cinema, Bollywood

    Total assets: 2000 Crore Rupees

     

    Central Studios

    It was a motion picture studio in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

    Former type: Managing Agency

    Industry: Motion pictures Founded: 1935

    Defunct:  1956

    Headquarters: Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

    Key people: B. Rangaswamy Naidu, Samikannu Vincent, Sriramulu Naidu, Lakshmi Mills

     

    Cloud Nine Movies

    It is a Tamil film distribution and production company. It is based in Chennai.

    Type: Film distribution, Film production

    Industry: Films Founded: 2008

    Headquarters: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    Key people: Dayanidhi Azhagiri, Vivek Rathinavel

    Parent: Kalaignar TV

     

    DAR Motion Pictures

    It is a film distribution and production company owned by DAR Capital Group.

    Type: Subsidiary Industry: Film Distribution, Film production

    Founded: 2009

    Headquarters: Mumbai, India

    Key people: Arun Rangachari, Murli Chhatwani, Pradeep Nimani, Elvin Raja, Vivek Rangachari

    Products: Films

     

    Regional Government Film and Television Institute

    It is the only Film Studio and Film Institute in North - East India situated at Kahilipara, Guwahati.

    Full name: Regional Govornment Film and Television Institute

    Founded: 1961

    Country: Assam

    Key people: Bhupen Hazarika, Bishnuprasad Rabha

    Office location: Guwahati, Kahilipara, Assam 

     

    Gemini Studios

    Type: Limited Industry: Motion pictures Founded: 1940

    Founder: S. S. Vasan Headquarters: Chennai

    Area served: Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh

     

    The Ramoji Film City

    It is located near Hayathnagar in Hyderabad.

    Type: Privately held company

    Industry: Motion pictures Founded: 1996

    Headquarters: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, Hayathnagar

    Key people: Ramoji Rao

    Founder: Ramoji Group

    Owner: Ramoji Rao

    Parent: Ramoji Group

     

    Pakshiraja Studios

    It was a motion picture movie studio in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

    Former type: Managing Agency

    Industry: Motion pictures Founded: 1945

    Defunct: 1972

    Headquarters: Puliyakulam Road,Coimbatore

    Key people: S. M. Sriramulu Naidu

     

    Prayag Film City

    It is also known as Chandrakona Film City and Midnapore Film City.

    Type: Privately held company Industry: Motion pictures

    Founded: 15 April 2012

    Headquarters: Kolkata, West Bengal, Chandrakona

    Key people: Mr. Basudeb Bagchi

    Parent: Prayag Group

     

    Prabhat Film Company

    It is generally recognized as Prabhat Films.

    Former type: Private

    Industry: Indian Film industry

    Founded: 1 June 1929

    Founders: V. Shantaram, Visnhupant Damle, S Fatelal, Sitaram Kulkarni, K Dhaibar

    Defunct: 13 October 1953

    Headquarters: Kolhapur, Pune

    Products: films

     

    Photon factory films

    It is a movie distribution/ production/ entertainment/media company.

     Type: Film production

    Industry: Motion picture

    Headquarters: Chennai

    Key people: Venkatesan yadav, Arjun(Creative Head)

     

    Modern Theaters Ltd

    It was a motion picture movie studio.

    Former type: Limited Industry: Motion pictures Fate: Liquidated

    Founded: 1935

    Founder: T. R. Sundaram Defunct:  1982

    Headquarter: Tamil Nadu Area served: Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala

     

    Merryland Studio

    It was the 2nd film production studio in India’s Malayalam language film industry.

    Former type: Film production Industry: Motion pictures Founded: 1951

    Founder: P. Subramaniam Defunct:         1979

    Headquarters: Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala

     

    Sun Pictures

    It is a film production and distribution studio unit of Chennai

    Type: Subsidiary of Sun Network Industry: Film

    Founded: 2000

    Headquarters: Chennai, India

    Key people: Kalanidhi Maran, Sembian Sivakumar

    Products: Production, Distribution

    Parent: Sun Group

     

    UTV Motion Pictures

    It is a film unit of Disney UTV and a subsidiary of Walt Disney Company.

    Industry: Film distribution, Film production

    Founded: 2004

    Founder: Ronnie Screwvala

    Key people: Siddharth Roy Kapur

    Products: Films

    Owner: The Walt Disney Company

    Parent: Disney UTV

     

    Y Films

    It is an Indian film distribution and production company.

    Type: Film Production, Film Distribution

    Industry: Films Founded: 2011

    Headquarters: Mumbai Key people: Aditya Chopra, Ashish Patil

    Parent: Yash Raj Films

     

     

     

     

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