In May 2008 it was announced that Player X had made a deal with Paramount Pictures and would be providing feature films for "the 4th screen". After Player X acquired Gaelco Moviles and announced its splitting itself into two companies, and upon the subsequent acquisition of Player X by European mobile content giant Zed, Munford left the UK and went to India.
In October 2009 Munford left Player X to devote his time to connecting UK and Indian mobile content providers, as well as to pursue acting in Bollywood. According to his Facebook and Twitter pages, he intends to return to the UK in August, 2010 to resume his career in mobile or associated industries.
As a journalist, Munford has written for Evergeek, The Inquirer, and through 2009 wrote for The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Observer, Financial Times, and The Times. He currently writes a column for The Times of India, and Monty's Indian Outlook. Munford has also written and self-published The Dust Bowls of Maturity. He is also active as @montymunford on Twitter.
In 2009, after leaving Player X, and while still writing for Times of India, Munford began part-time acting in Bollywood films. His first role was as a 1930s British officer for the Ashutosh Gowariker film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey. His second role was as a Russian gangster name Alexis in the Rohan Sippy film Dum Maro Dum.
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