Reliance Entertainment

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Reliance Entertainment
Type Subsidiary
Industry Media
Founded 2005
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharastra, India
Key people Anil Ambani, Chairman
Products Radio, Movies, Movie Rental
Parent Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group
Website Official Website

Reliance Entertainment (formerly known as Reliance BIG Entertainment) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group handling its media and entertainment business, across content and distribution platforms.

The key content initiative 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.

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Latest happenings[edit]

  • The company forayed into the largely untapped video rental market in India by launching BIGFlix.[2]
  • The company plans to launch TV Channels.[3]
  • On 15 July 2009, Reliance Big Entertainment and Steven Spielberg announced a joint venture with a funding of $ 825 million.[4]
  • Recently, Big 92.7 FM launched a radio station in Singapore considering 8% of the population residing there is Indian.[5]
  • On May 28, 2010, they achieved the first ever Bollywood cross-over into the Hollywood Box Office market in the opening weekend "Top Ten" list after releasing Kites.
  • The studio is co-producing director Steven Spielberg's upcoming film War Horse which is due for worldwide release in Christmas. Many other future projects from the director also have Reliance Entertainment as a major producer.[7]
  • In January 2012, it was announced that Reliance DreamWorks movies garnered 11 Oscar nominations.[8]
  • In March 2013, Reliance Entertainment done a deal with Jalsha Movies Production for selling them the movies of Superstar Jeet produce and distributed by Reliance Entertainment.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Talenthouse". Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Anil Ambani eyes video rental business". Anil-ambani-news.newslib.com. Retrieved 2012-01-24. 
  3. ^ "Anil Ambani to launch 20 TV channels". Anil-ambani-news.newslib.com. Retrieved 2012-01-24. 
  4. ^ Anil Ambani meets Spielberg; to provide Rs 4,000 cr for films The Economic Times.
  5. ^ "Anil Ambani Group launches radio station in Singapore DNA". Dnaindia.com. 2008-06-24. Retrieved 2012-01-24. 
  6. ^ Hinkle, David (2010-04-05). "Reliance Big Entertainment acquires 50% stake in Codemasters". Joystiq. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  7. ^ Posted: Tuesday, Jun 24, 2008 at 1314 hrs IST (2008-06-24). "Reliance, Spielberg in talks over $2 bn movie venture". Financialexpress.com. Retrieved 2012-01-24. 
  8. ^ "Reliance Dreamworks movies garner 11 Oscar nominations - The Economic Times". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2012-01-24. 

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