|Formerly||Rishima International Pvt Ltd|
Eros Multimedia Pvt Ltd
Eros International Media Pvt Ltd
|Industry||Media & Entertainment|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Headquarters||901-902, 9th Floor, Supreme Chambers, Veera Desai Road, Andheri (West),|
|Kishore Lulla (Executive director and CEO, Eros plc)|
Sunil Lulla (Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director)
Prem Parameswaran (Executive director and CFO) Pradeep Dwivedi (CEO, Eros India)
|Products||Film Production |
Mobile content & Value Added Services
|Services||Film production, co-production, acquisition and distribution|
|Revenue||₹1000 Crore (US$ 134.94 Million) (FY 2018)|
|Total equity||₹13.4 Crore (US$ 32 Million)|
|Parent||Eros Media World|
|Subsidiaries||Big Screen Entertainment Pvt Ltd |
Colour Yellow Productions Pvt Ltd
Digicine Pte Ltd
Eros Animation Pvt Ltd
Eros International Films
Eros International Distribution LLP
Eros Music Publishing Limited
Eyeqube Studios Pvt Limited
Techzone 56060 See Subsidiaries
Eros International Media Ltd (also known as Eros India) is an Indian motion picture production and distribution company, based and originated in Mumbai, India. Founded by Arjun Lulla in 1977, it is one of the leading production and distribution companies in India. Currently, his sons Kishore Lulla and Sunil Lulla manage the company. It is a subsidiary of Eros Media World, formed in 2020.
Eros co-produces, acquires and distributes Indian films in multiple formats worldwide, including theatrical, television syndication and digital platforms. Eros has over 12,000 films in its library which include Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and other regional language films.
In 1977, Arjan Lulla started the company. In 1981, he founded the company Jupitar Enterprise with Mr. Kishore Lulla and Ms. Bhagibhai Lulla. On 19 August 1994 Rishima International Pvt Ltd was founded. It was a private limited company. Through its subsidiary "Eros International Films", the company produced and distributed films. On 1 April 1999, the company acquired the entire Jupiter Enterprise. Their first jointly produced film was Waqt (2005). On 25 July 2000, the name was changed to Eros Multimedia Private Limited. The name was again changed to Eros International Pvt Ltd on 20 November 2008. On 16 September 2009, the company was converted into a public limited company and on 18 November, the name was changed to the present name Eros International Media Ltd. In 2010, Eros International Media Limited was listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India. The name Eros was chosen after the Greek god of love.
- Colour Yellow Productions Pvt Ltd (50% share)
- Copsale Limited
- Digicine Pte Ltd
- Eros Animation Pvt Ltd
- Eros International Films
- Eros International Distribution LLP (99.8% share)
- Eros Music Publishing Limited
- Eyeqube Studios Pvt Limited (99.9% share)
- Techzone 56060
- Reliance Eros Productions LLP (joint Venture with Reliance Industries)
In 2008, Eros International made a deal with Universal Music Group to make a joint-venture to promote pop music to India. The agreement was announced by Kishore Lulla and Max Hole, President of Universal Music Asia Pacific Region and Executive Vice President, Universal Music Group International (UMGI) on 10 December though the joint venture was officiated with a contractual signing on 18 November. Rajat Kakar, Managing Director of Universal Music India was appointed as the chairperson and Sunil Lulla and Jyoti Deshpande, former COO of Eros International Group, are on the board of directors. That same year, the company formed a joint venture with Lionsgate. The two companies would also co-produce films with budgets ranging from $10 to 20 million. Eros and Lionsgate also received access to each other's library, with Eros planning to air Lionsgate's TV shows such as Weeds and Mad Men and Lionsgate distributing some of Eros' Hindi films in North America such as Om Shanti Om, Gandhi, My Father and Eklavya: The Royal Guard.
Films produced and distributed by Eros International
Film music and soundtrack produced by Eros Music
|Year of award||Film||Award||Category||Recipient|
|2016||Bajirao Mastani||Star Screen Awards||Best Actor (male)||Ranveer Singh|
|Popular choice (female)||Deepika Padukone|
|Best supporting actor||Priyanka Chopra|
|Best special effects||Eros International|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Best Film (Critics)|
|Best director||Kabir Khan|
|Best story||V. Vijayendra Prasad|
|Best Background Score||Julius Packiam|
|Tanu Weds Manu Returns||Best Supporting Actor||Dipak Dobriyal|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Stardust Awards||Best Director||Kabir Khan|
|Best Film of the Year||Eros International|
|Breakthrough Performance by a Child Artiste||Harshaali Malhotra|
|Badlapur||Best Story||Sriram Raghavan and Arijit Biswas|
|Hero||Best Playback Singer (Male)||Armaan Malik for Main Hoon Hero Tera|
|Best Debut (Male)||Sooraj Pancholi|
|Best Debut Couple||Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty|
|Bajirao Mastani||Filmfare Awards||Best Director||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Best Actor (Male)||Ranveer Singh|
|Best Film||Eros International|
|Best Actor in Supporting Role (female)||Priyanka Chopra|
|Best Costume||Anju Modi and Maxima Basu|
|Best Production Design||Sujeet Sawant, Sriram Iyengar and Saloni Dhatrak|
|Best Action||Sham Kaushal|
|Best Playback (Female)||Shreya Goshal|
|Best Choreography||Pandit Birju Maharaj for Mohe Rang Do Laal|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Best Story||Vijayendra Prasad|
|Hero||Best Debut (Male)||Sooraj Pancholi|
|Tanu Weds Manu Returns||Best Dialogue||Himanshu Sharma|
|Critics' Awards for Best Actor (Female)||Kangna Ranaut|
|Bajirao Mastani||Sony Guild Awards||Best Director||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Best Actor||Ranveer Singh|
|Best Cinematography||Sudeep Chatterjee|
|Best Art Direction|
|Best Sound Design||Eros International|
|Best Costume Design|
|Best Choreography||Remo D'souza|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Best Film||Eros International|
|Best Screenplay||Kabir Khan, Parveez Sheikh, V. Vijayendra Prasad|
|Best Story||V. Vijayendra Prasad|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Nawazuddin Siddiqui|
|Best Child Artist||Harshali Malhotra|
|Badlapur||Best Sound Mixing|
|Tanu weds Manu Returns||Best actor in a Comic Role||Deepak Dobriyal|
|Badlapur||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Nawazuddin Siddiqui|
|2015||Tanu Weds Manu Returns||ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015||Most Popular Trailer|
|100 Crore Club|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||300 Crore Club|
|Top Grosser of the Year|
|Studio of the Year||Eros International|
|Excellence In International Distribution Award|
|Special Awards for Film Distribution in Mumbai, Delhi-UP, East Punjab, West Bengal and Mysore (Individual trophies)|
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