AA Films

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AA Films
Company typePrivate Limited Company
IndustryFilm and entertainment
Founded1993 in Mumbai, India
FounderAnil Thadani
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Anil Thadani
Raveena Tandon
ServicesFilm distribution
OwnerAnil Thadani
SubsidiariesCinestaan AA Distributors

AA Films is an Indian motion picture distribution company, owned by Anil Thadani. It mainly distributes Hindi films and Hindi-dubbed films in North India.

Background[edit]

AA Films was founded by Anil Thadani in 1993. It independently distributes films in India. The company entered on a joint venture with Cineestan Film Company; the JV is named "Cineestan AA Distributors". Anil Thadani is managing Director and CEO of the JV and Rohit Khattar, founder Chairman of Cinestaan, is Chairman of the JV.[1]

Films distributed[edit]

Key
Denotes films that have not been released yet
Year Film Language Notes Ref.
1994 Yeh Dillagi Hindi
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
2003 Stumped
Munna Bhai MBBS
2005 Pehchaan
2011 The Dirty Picture
2012 Agneepath
Student of the Year
2013 Jackpot
Aashiqui 2
Fukrey
Issaq
Gori Tere Pyaar Mein!
2014 Creature 3D
Yaariyan
Hasee Toh Phasee
O Teri
Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans
Children of War
The Xposé
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
Bhoothnath Returns
Hate Story 2
Ek Villain
Ungli
The Shaukeens
2015 I Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Tamil film
Roy Hindi
Ek Paheli Leela
Baahubali: The Beginning Hindi (dubbed) Distributed along with Dharma Productions
Dubbed version of Telugu film
Dil Dhadakne Do Hindi
Bangistan
Welcome 2 Karachi
Bhaag Johnny
Talvar
Hate Story 3
2016 Kaik Karne Yaar Gujarati
Zorawar Punjabi
Love Games Hindi
Veerappan
Mirzya [2]
Tum Bin 2
Wajah Tum Ho
2017 The Ghazi Attack [3]
Noor
Maatr
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Hindi (dubbed) Distributed along with Dharma Productions
Dubbed version of Telugu film
[4]
Hindi Medium Hindi
Sachin: A Billion Dreams Hindi Trilingual film [5]
Marathi
English
FU: Friendship Unlimited Marathi
Hrudayantar
Behen Hogi Teri Hindi
Raabta
Bareilly Ki Barfi
Babumoshai Bandookbaaz
Haseena Parkar
Chef
Spyder Tamil
Telugu
Only North India Release
Ittefaq Hindi
Tumhari Sulu
Firangi
Fukrey Returns
2018 Hostel Days Marathi
Kaalakaandi Hindi
Vodka Diaries
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
Hate Story 4
3 Storeys
Raazi [6]
Bucket List Marathi
Phamous Hindi
Kaala Karikaalan Hindi (dubbed) Distributed along with Lyca Productions
Dubbed version of Tamil film
Nawabzaade Hindi
Chumbak Marathi
Reva Gujarati
Fanney Khan Hindi
Gold
Stree [7]
Badhaai Ho
Mulshi Pattern Marathi
Madhuri
Mauli
2.0 Hindi (dubbed) Distributed along with Dharma Productions
Dubbed version of Tamil film
[8]
K.G.F: Chapter 1 Distributed along with Excel Entertainment
Dubbed version of Kannada film
[9]
2019 Ek Nirnay Marathi
Sarva Line Vyasta Ahet
Why Cheat India Hindi
Amavas
Ashi Hi Aashiqui
Gully Boy
Luka Chuppi
Badla
Photograph Hindi
English
Junglee Hindi
De De Pyaar De
Bharat
Kabir Singh
Arjun Patiala
Girlfriend Marathi
Batla House Hindi
Saaho
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Hindi (dubbed) Distributed along with Excel Entertainment
Dubbed version of Telugu film
Daaka Punjabi
Triple Seat Marathi
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Hindi
English
Made in China Hindi
Bala
Fatteshikast Marathi
Kulkarni Chaukatla Deshpande
Pati Patni Aur Woh Hindi
2020 Tanhaji
Man Fakira Marathi
Street Dancer 3D Hindi
Prawaas Marathi
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan Hindi
Thappad
Indoo Ki Jawani
2021 Madam Chief Minister
Kaanbhatt Marathi
Tuesdays And Fridays Hindi
Time to Dance
Mumbai Saga
Saina
Koi Jaane Na
Satyameva Jayate 2
Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui
Pushpa: The Rise Hindi (dubbed) Distributed along with Goldmines Telefilms
Dubbed version of Telugu film
2022 Pawankhind Marathi
Zombivli
143
Toolsidas Junior Hindi
Radhe Shyam
Bachchhan Paandey
Vishu Marathi
Hurdang Hindi
K.G.F: Chapter 2 Hindi (dubbed) Distributed along with Excel Entertainment
Dubbed version of Kannada film
Heropanti 2 Hindi
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
Anek
Sarsenapati Hambirrao Marathi
Yare Yare Pavasa
Aathva Rang Premacha
Y
Ek Villain Returns Hindi
Daagadi Chawl 2 Marathi
Liger Hindi
Telugu
Distributed in Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada apart from Hindi, Telugu
Roop Nagar Ke Cheetey Marathi
Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu Tamil Only North India Distribution
Dhokha: Round D Corner Hindi
Shivpratap Garudjhep Marathi
Nazar Andaaz Hindi
Kantara Hindi (dubbed) Distributed along with Hombale Films
Dubbed version of Kannada film
The Ghost Distributed along with Goldmines Telefilms Dubbed version of Telugu film
Thank God Hindi
Honeymoon Punjabi
Hindi
Phone Bhoot Hindi
Double XL
Tara vs Bilal
An Action Hero
Goshta Eka Paithanichi Marathi
Connect Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Tamil film
2023 Varisu Dubbed version of Tamil film
Surya Marathi
Sarla Ek Koti
Tiger 24 English Documentary
Faraaz Hindi
Shehzada
Jaggu Ani Juliet Marathi
Bheed Hindi
Operation Mayfair
Dasara Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Telugu film
Gurudev Hoysala Kannada
Shaakuntalam Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Telugu film
Circuitt Marathi
Chengiz Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Bengali film
Afwaah Hindi
Jogira Sara Ra Ra
Adipurush Distributed in Tamil & Malayalam apart from Hindi
Dhoomam Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Malayalam film
Valatty Dubbed version of Malayalam film
Aflatoon Marathi
Aani Baani
Subhedar
Fukrey 3 Hindi
Chandramukhi 2 Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Tamil film
Leo Dubbed version of Tamil film
Yaariyan 2 Hindi
The Lady Killer
Starfish
Animal
Manush: Child of Destiny Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Bengali film
Salaar Dubbed version of Telugu film
Veer Murabaji Marathi
Kulakarni Chautala Deshpandey
2024 Captain Miller Hindi (dubbed) Dubbed version of Tamil film
Hanu Man Dubbed version of Telugu film
Shivrayancha Chhava Marathi
Dange Hindi
Yodha
UT69
Madgaon Express
Kuch Khattaa Ho Jaay
The Goat Life Hindi Dubbed
Sridevi Prasanna Marathi
Kanni
Bad Newz Hindi
Do Aur Do Pyaar
Babu Marathi
Muktaai
Kanguva Hindi dubbed Distributed along with Pen Marudhar Entertainment
Pushpa 2: The Rule
Kalki 2898 AD
Devara: Part 1 Distributed along with Dharma Productions
Game Changer
Yudhra Hindi
Sarfira
Ramshej Marathi

Film soundtracks released[edit]

Year Film
2003 Stumped
2014 Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans
2022 Kantara
2023 Chengiz
Chandramukhi 2
Manush: Child of Destiny

Films presented[edit]

Year Film Original Language Note Ref.
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning Telugu Presented along with Dharma Productions

Dubbed version

2017 The Ghazi Attack
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
2018 Bucket List Marathi
2.0 Tamil
K.G.F: Chapter 1 Kannada Presented along with Excel Entertainment

Dubbed version

2019 Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Telugu
2022 K.G.F: Chapter 2 Kannada
Connect Tamil
2023 Chengiz Bengali
Manush - Child of Destiny
2024 Devara: Part 1 Hindi Dubbed Presented along with Dharma Productions

Dubbed version

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cinestaan, Anil Thadani form overseas film distribution JV – The Financial Express". 15 September 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Cinestaan, Anil Thadani form overseas film distribution JV". Press Trust of India. 15 September 2016 – via Business Standard.
  3. ^ "Karan Johar's Dharma Productions teams up with AA Films to produce 'The Ghazi Attack'". Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  4. ^ "'Baahubali 2' shatters myths and box-office records in Bollywood". Reuters. 3 May 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Cinestaan AA Distributors To Distribute Sachin: A Billion Dreams In All Overseas Markets – Businessofcinema.com". 11 May 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  6. ^ "As Raazi wows audiences, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, KJo and team celebrate". 17 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Is Anil Thadani Under-Reporting The Box-Office Collections Of Stree Because Of Raazi?". www.koimoi.com.
  8. ^ "Anil Thadani's AA Films partners with Lyca to distribute '2.O' in Hindi". Archived from the original on June 15, 2017.
  9. ^ NewsKarnataka. "Yash's "KGF" to be distributed pan-India by AA Films?". NewsKarnataka.


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