Plan C Studios

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Plan C Studios
IndustryFilm production
Founded2 December 2015 (3 years ago) (2015-12-02) at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Key people
  • Ambani
  • Pandey
  • Bhatia
Production output
4 films (2018)
  • Ambani (50%)
  • Pandey & Bhatia (50%)

Plan C Studios is an Indian motion picture production company founded as an alliance between Anil Ambani’s Reliance Entertainment and the duo Neeraj Pandey & Shital Bhatia’s Friday Filmworks.[1] It is the result of a 50:50 joint venture between the two production houses.

Plan C Studios made waves in the Indian film industry by launching its first production, Akshay Kumar starrer Rustom (film) which released on 12 August 2016.[2]

After kick-starting its journey with Rustom (film), a period drama directed by Tinu Suresh Desai, Plan C Studios’ new projects include Taapsee Pannu starrer Naam Shabana (prequel of Neeraj Pandey’s national award winner film titled Baby), Ghalib Danger (movie adaptation of Neeraj Pandey’s novel) & films helmed by Shivam Nair, Chandra Prakash Dwivedi, Anurag Singh (director), Anvita Dutt Guptan & Shree Narayan Singh.

Naam Shabana was released on 31 March 2017.[3]

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, starring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar was released worldwide on 11 August 2017. It is a love story with a satirical flavor directed by Shree Narayan Singh and produced by Aruna Bhatia, Plan C Studios and Abundantia. It is presented by Viacom 18 and KriArj Entertainment.[4]

Aiyaary, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee was released on 16 February 2018.


Plan C Studios aims at creating content rich cinema by designing big budget Bollywood films.


Year Film Director Star Cast Language
2016 Rustom Tinu Suresh Desai Akshay Kumar, Ileana D'Cruz, Esha Gupta, Arjan Bajwa Hindi
2017 Naam Shabana Shivam Nair Taapsee Pannu, Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee, Prithviraj Sukumaran Hindi
2017 Toilet: Ek Prem Katha Shree Narayan Singh Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Anupam Kher Hindi
2018 Aiyaary Neeraj Pandey Sidharth Malhotra, Manoj Bajpayee, Rakul Preet Singh Hindi


  1. ^ Reliance, Entertainment (2 February 2016). Reliance Entertainment and Neeraj Pandey’s Plan C studio to produce Rustom. Bollywood Hungama.
  2. ^ Reliance, Entertainment (2 February 2016). Reliance Entertainment’s Plan C Studios To Debut With Akshay’s ‘Rustom’. Koimoi.
  3. ^ "naam shabana: Taapsee Pannu is all fierce in the first look of 'Naam Shabana'". 29 November 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Akshay Kumar's 'Toilet - Ek Prem Katha' to release on 11 August 2017 - Movies to look forward to". 30 March 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2017.