100 Years of Indian Cinema: Film Studios

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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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