Shree Venkatesh Films

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Shree Venkatesh Films Pvt ltd
Media and Entertainment Company
Founded 1996
Headquarters Kolkata, West bengal, India
Key people
Shrikant Mohta
Mahendra Soni
Website venkateshfilms.com

Shree Venkatesh Films is an Indian media and entertainment company headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal. Apart from producing and distributing Bengali films, SVF has distributed Bollywood and Hollywood films in eastern India. The other divisions of the company include Exhibition, TV Production, Digital Cinema, Music, Home Video and IPR syndication. SVF has been in Anandabazar Patrika's powerlist for two years 2008[1] & 2010.

Background[edit]

Shree Venkatesh Films (SVF) was started in 1996 by Shrikant Mohta and Mahendra Soni, who transformed it into one of the biggest media and entertainment houses in Eastern India.

In the Filmed Entertainment space, SVF has following divisions: Production, Distribution, Exhibition, Digital Cinema and Music and Online Store.

Film production[edit]

Shree Venkatesh Films Pvt Ltd is one of the biggest integrated Production house in Eastern India. Till date it has produced around 59 films including National Award winning films like Memories in March[2] Chokher Bali[3][4] and Raincoat,[5] blockbusters like Sasur Bari Zindabad, Sathi, Minister Phatakesto,[6] Champion, Jackpot, Chirodini Tumi Je Amar, Poran Jai Joliya Re, Josh and Awara etc., critically acclaimed films like Autograph, Iti Mrinalini, Memories in March, Baishe Srabon, Prem Amar, Hemlock Society, Royal Bengal Rahashya and much awaited films like Chitrangada-The Crowning Wish, .[7][8]

Digital cinema[edit]

In January 2008, Shree Venkatesh Films entered into a partnership with Real Image Media Technologies[9][10] to bring their Qube Digital Cinema technology to Eastern India.[11]

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Television[edit]

In the television space, SVF has co-promoted Media Worldwide Pvt. Ltd[12] and its four leading channels: Music India, Sangeet Bangla, Sangeet Bhojpuri and Music India UK.[13] The company has also been producing prime-time shows for Star Jalsha,[14] ETV Bangla, Rupashi Bangla and Mahua Bangla, Sanada TV including shows like Maa[15] (the highest TRP show in West Bengal), Behula, Durga, Bandhan, I Laugh You, Sindur Khela, Janmantar, Mrs Singha Roy, Bisharjan, Sangsar Sukher Hoy Ramanir Guney and Bodhu Kon Alo Laglo Chokhe.

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Film
2011 National Award Best English Film Memories in March
Big Bangla Movie Award Best Film Autograph
Zee TV Banglar Gourab Movie Awards Best Film Autograph
11th Telecine Awards Best Film Autograph
2009 Anandalok Awards Best Film Challenge
2008 Anandalok Awards Best Film Chirodini Tumi Je Amar
2007 Anandalok Awards Best Film Minister Fatakesto
2006 Anandalok Awards Best Film Subho Dristi
Etv Bangla Film Awards Best Film Refugee
2005 Bali International Film Festival 2nd Best Film Chokher Bali
2004 National Award Best Hindi Film Raincoat
Apsara Film Producers Award Best Film Chokher Bali
2003 National Award Best Bengali Film Chokher Bali
Saraswati People’s Choice Award Best Film Chokher Bali

Filmography[edit]

Released[edit]

Year Release Date Film Director(s) Cast Genre Note
2015 July 17 Besh Korechi Prem Korechi Raja Chanda Jeet, Koel Mallick Romance, Action, Comedy Remake of 2014 Telugu film Loukyam
June 26 Roga Howar Sohoj Upaye Debaloy Bhattacharya Parambrata Chatterjee, Riya Sen, Raima Sen Comedy, Drama, Thriller
May 22 Jamai 420 Ravi Kinnagi Soham Chakraborty, Hiran, Ankush Hazra, Mimi Chakraborty, Payel Sarkar, Nusrat Jahan Comedy Not A Remake
May 1 Nirbaak Srijit Mukherji Anjan Dutt, Sushmita Sen, Jisshu Sengupta, Ritwik Chakraborty Drama
April 15 Amanush 2 Rajiv Kumar Soham Chakraborty, Payel Sarkar, Anindya Chatterjee, Rajesh Sharma Drama, Mystery, Thriller Remake of 2012 Tamil film Naan
January 23 Chotoder Chobi Kaushik Ganguly Dulal Sarkar, Debalina Roy Drama
2014 December 19 Badshahi Angti Sandip Ray Abir Chatterjee, Saurav Das, Paran Bandyopadhyay, Rajatava Dutta, Deepankar De, Biswajit Chakraborty, Tathagata Mukherjee, Bharat Kaul, Dwijen Banerjee, Pradip Mukherjee Thriller
November 7 Khaad Kaushik Ganguly Kamaleswar Mukherjee, Tanusree Chakraborty, Mimi Chakraborty, Saheb Bhattacharjee, Rudranil Ghosh, Ardhendu Banerjee, Pallavi Chatterjee, Gargi Roychowdhury, Bharat Kaul, Tridha Chowdhury, Lily Chakraborty, Kaushik Ganguly, Rajdeep Ghosh, Maasud Akhtar, Kaushik Banerjee, Praytay Basu Adventure, Drama
October 1 Yoddha Raj Chakraborty Dev, Mimi Chakraborty, Nigel Akkara Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance Remake of 2009 Telugu film Magadheera
August 15 Borbaad Raj Chakraborty Bonny Sengupta, Rittika Sen, Mainak Banerjee Action, Drama, Romance Remake of 2007 Tamil film Polladhavan
July 25 Bindaas Rajiv Kumar Dev, Srabanti Chatterjee, Sayantika Banerjee Action, Masala, Romance Remake of 2013 Telugu film Mirchi
July 4 Golpo Holeo Shotti Birsa Dasgupta Soham Chakraborty, Mimi Chakraborty, Rajatava Dutta, Sayani Ghosh Drama, Horror, Thriller Remake of 2012 Tamil film Pizza
June 13 Chaar Sandip Ray Saswata Chatterjee, Paran Bandopadhyay, Suburajit Dutta, Shreelekha Mitra, Pijush Ganguly, Rajatava Dutta, Sudipta Chakraborty, Abir Chatterjee, Koel Mallick Anthology Based on four stories by different writers Bataswarer Abodan by Parasuram, Dui Bondhu and Kagtarua by Satyajit Ray, Porikksha by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
May 30 Arundhati Sujit Mondal Koel Mallick, Indraneil Sengupta Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery The lead as a warrior queen. The film is the Remake of 2009 Telegu film the same name
April 25 Apur Panchali Kaushik Ganguly Parambrata Chatterjee, Parno Mittra, Gaurav Chakrabarty, Ardhendu Banerjee Biographic, Drama Based on the life of Subir Banerjee, the actor who played Apu in Pather Panchali (1955), the first film of Satyajit Ray's Apu trilogy
April 11 Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2 Soumik Chatterjee Arjun Chakrabarty, Urmila Mahanta, Riddhi Sen, Bihu Mukherjee, Ena Saha, Kharaj Mukherjee Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller Remake of 2012 Tamil film Vazhakku Enn 18/9
February 14 Obhishopto Nighty Birsa Dasgupta Paoli Dam, Indraneil Sengupta, Parambrata Chatterjee, Tanusree Chakraborty, Rahul Banerjee, Priyanka Sarkar, Bhaswar Chattopadhyay, Biswanath Basu, Locket Chatterjee, Neel Mukherjee, Laboni Sarkar, Jojo, Tanima Sen, June Malia Comedy, Thriller Based on the story of a cursed nightie
January 31 Bangali Babu English Mem Ravi Kinnagi Soham Chakraborty, Mimi Chakraborty Comedy, Romance Remake of 2012 Punjabi film Jatt & Juliet
2013 December 20 Chander Pahar Kamaleshwar Mukherjee Dev, Gérard Rudolf, Martin Cito Otto Adventure, Mystery Based on a story written by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
November 22 Majnu Rajiv Kumar Hiran Chatterjee, Srabanti Chatterjee Comedy, Romance Remake of 2004 Kannada film Monalisa
October 11 Mishawr Rawhoshyo Srijit Mukherji Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aryann Bhowmik, Indraneil Sengupta, Rajit Kapur Adventure, Drama, Thriller Based on novel of same name Sunil Ganguly
September 6 Satyanweshi Rituparno Ghosh Sujoy Ghosh, Anindya Chatterjee, Arpita Pal, Sibaji Bandyopadhyay, Indraneil Sengupta Drama, Mystery, Thriller Based on the Byomkesh Bakshi story Chorabali
August 9 Proloy Raj Chakraborty Parambrata Chatterjee, Mimi Chakraborty, Paran Bandopadhyay, Saswata Chatterjee, Rudranil Ghosh Crime, Drama, Political, Thriller Based on true incident of Barun Biswas
June 14 Meghe Dhaka Tara Kamaleshwar Mukherjee Saswata Chatterjee, Ananya Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee Biographic, Drama, Thriller Based on a story written by director Kamaleshwar Mukherjee
April 26 Rocky Sujit Mondal Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Pooja Bose, Mithun Chakraborty Action, Romance Remake of 2011 Telugu film Oosaravelli
April 12 Goynar Baksho Aparna Sen Moushumi Chatterjee, Konkona Sen Sharma, Srabanti Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Pijush Ganguly Comedy, Fantasy, Horror Based on a story written by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay
February 15 Loveria Raja Chanda Soham Chakraborty, Pooja Bose, Rajatava Dutta, Tulika Bose, Samidh Mukherjee, Supriyo Datta Action, Comedy, Romance Remake of 2009 Telugu film Bumper Offer
2012 December 28 Bojhena Shey Bojhena Raj Chakraborty Soham Chakraborty, Mimi Chakraborty, Abir Chatterjee, Payel Sarkar Drama, Romance Remake of 2011 Tamil film Engaeyum Eppothum
December 21 Jekhane Bhooter Bhoy Sandip Ray Abir Chatterjee, Bhaswar Chatterjee, Paran Bandopadhyay, Saswata Chatterjee, Dwijen Bandopadhyay, Biswajit Chakraborty Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
December 7 Bapi Bari Jaa Abhijit Guha, Sudeshna Roychowdhury Arjun Chakrabarty, Mimi Chakraborty, Shalmi Barman, Anindya Chatterjee Comedy, Romance
October 19 Challenge 2 Raja Chanda Dev, Pooja Bose, Tapas Paul, Ashish Vidyarthi, Kharaj Mukherjee Action, Comedy Remake of 2011 Telugu film Dookudu
August 31 Chitrangada Rituparno Ghosh Rituparno Ghosh, Jishu Sengupta, Anjan Dutt, Raima Sen, Deepankar De Drama
July 13 Awara Ravi Kinnagi Jeet, Sayantika Banerjee, Mukul Dev, Ashish Vidyarthi Action, Comedy, Romance Remake of 2008 Telugu film Krishna
June 22 Hemlock Society Srijit Mukherji Parambrata Chatterjee, Koel Mallick, Soumitra Chatterjee, Dipankar De, Roopa Ganguly Comedy, Drama
May 25 Jaaneman Raja Chanda Soham Chakraborty, Koel Mallick, Ashish Vidyarthi Action, Romance Remake of 2010 Tamil film Paiyaa
April 13 Le Halua Le Raja Chanda Mithun Chakraborty, Hiran Chatterjee, Payel Sarkar, Soham Chakraborty Comedy Remake of 1984 Malayalam film Poochakkoru Mookkuthi
January 20 100% Love Ravi Kinnagi Jeet, Koel Mallick, Supriyo Datta, Sujoy Ghosh Comedy, Drama, Romance Remake of 2007 Telugu film Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule
2011 December 23 Royal Bengal Rohosso Sandip Ray Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Saheb Bhattacharya, Bibhu Bhattacharya, Dr. Basudeb Mukherjee, Bhaswar Chatterjee Drama, Thriller
November 4 Romeo Sujit Mondal Dev, Subhashree Ganguly, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Laboni Sarkar, Parthasarathi Deb, Koushik Banerjee Drama, Romance Remake of 2009 Telugu film Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam
September 30 Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re Soumik Chatterjee Soham Chakraborty, Srabanti Chatterjee, Dipankar Dey, Shantilal Mukhopadhyay, Bharat Kaul Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller Remake of 2010 Telugu film Maryada Ramanna
Baishe Srabon Srijit Mukherji Prosenjit Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Abir Chatterjee, Gautam Ghosh Drama, Mystery, Thriller
August 12 Ami Shubhash Bolchi Mahesh Manjrekar Mithun Chakraborty, Saheb Bhattacharya, Laboni Sarkar, Barkha Bisht Sengupta, Anindya Banerjee Drama, Thriller Remake of 2009 Marathi film Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy
July 29 Iti Mrinalini Aparna Sen Konkona Sen Sharma, Aparna Sen, Rajat Kapoor, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Kaushik Sen, Srijit Mukherji, Ananya Chatterjee Drama
April 1 Memories in March Sanjoy Nag Deepti Naval, Rituparno Ghosh, Raima Sen Drama
March 4 Chalo Paltai Haranath Chakraborty Prosenjit Chatterjee, Devdaan Bhowmik, Tathoi Deb, Mouli Ganguly Drama, Family Remake of 2010 Marathi film Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho
2010 December 24 Shedin Dekha Hoyechilo Sujit Mondal Dev, Srabanti Chatterjee, Tapas Paul, Premjit Action, Drama, Romance Remake of 2008 Telugu film Parugu
October 14 Dui Prithibi Raj Chakraborty Jeet, Dev, Koel Mallick, Barkha Bisht Sengupta Drama Remake of 2008 Telugu film Gamyam
Autograph Srijit Mukherji Prosenjit Chatterjee, Nandana Sen, Indraneil Sengupta Drama
July 30 Josh Ravi Kinnagi Jeet, Srabanti Malakar, Puneet Issar, Tapas Paul, Laboni Sarkar Action Remake of 2005 Telugu film Bhadra
April 30 Amanush Rajiv Kumar Soham Chakraborty, Srabanti Chatterjee, Rehaan Roy, Nagesh Drama, Mystery, Thriller Remake of 2003 Tamil film Kaadhal Kondein
2009 October 9 Prem Aamar Raj Chakraborty Soham Chakraborty, Payel Sarkar, Biswajit Chakraborty, Laboni Sarkar, Tathoi Deb, Parthasarathi Deb Drama, Romance Remake of 2004 Tamil film 7G Rainbow Colony
July 24 Poran Jaye Jolia Re Ravi Kinnagi Dev, Subhashree Ganguly, Rahul Chatterjee, Tota Roy Chowdhury Comedy, Drama, Romance Based on 2007 Hindi film Namastey London
May 29 Saat Paake Bandha Sujit Mondal Jeet, Koel Mallick, Ranjit Mullick, Subhashish Mukherjee, Laboni Sirkar, Locket Chatterjee Drama, Romance
March 20 Challenge Raj Chakraborty Dev, Subhashree Ganguly, Biswajit Chakraborty, Labani Sarkar, Rajatava Dutta, Supriyo Dutta, Abhimanyu Mukherjee Action, Comedy Remake of 2005 Telugu film Bunny
January 23 Jackpot Kaushik Ganguly Hiran Chatterjee, Koel Mallick, Rahul Banerjee, Sohini Paul, Biswajit Chakraborty Comedy, Drama, Romance
2008 August 15 Chirodini Tumi Je Amar Raj Chakraborty Rahul Banerjee, Priyanka Sarkar, Tamal Roy Chowdhury, Geeta Dey, Sujit Dutta, Rudranil Ghosh Drama, Romance Remake of 2004 Tamil film Kaadhal
July 11 Love Riingo Banerjee Jisshu Sengupta, Koel Mallick Drama, Romance Based on Erich Segal's English novel Love Story
April 11 Premer Kahini Ravi Kinagi Dev, Koel Mallick, Jisshu Sengupta, Ranjit Mullick Comedy, Romance Remake of 2006 Kannada film Mungaru Male
2007 July I Love You Ravi Kinagi Dev, Payel Sarkar Drama, Romance Remake of 2005 Telugu film Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana
June 8 Minister Fatakeshto Swapan Saha Mithun Chakraborty, Debasree Roy, Koel Mallick Drama, Political
2006  – MLA Fatakeshto Swapan Saha Mithun Chakraborty, Soumitra Chatterjee, Debashree Roy, Rajatava Dutta, Koel Mallick Drama, Political
 – Kranti Riingo Banerjee Jeet, Swastika Mukherjee Action, Thriller
 – Refugee Haranath Chakraborty Prosenjit Chatterjee, Rambha Action Remake of 2005 Telugu film Chatrapati
2005 July 29 Yuddho Ravi Kinagi Mithun Chakraborty, Deboshree Roy, Jeet, Koyel Mullick Action
November 4 Shubhodrishti Prabhat Roy Jeet, Koyel Mallick Romance
2004 December 17 Bandhan Ravi Kinagi Jeet, Koyel Mullick, Victor Banerjee Drama, Family, Romance
December Raincoat Rituparno Ghosh Ajay Devgan, Aishwarya Rai, Annu Kapoor Drama Based on O. Henry's English short story The Gift of the Magi
2003 August 9 Choker Bali Rituparno Ghosh Aishwarya Rai, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Tota Roy Chowdhury Drama Based on Rabindranath Tagore's Bengali novel of the same name
April 15 Champion Ravi Kinagi Jeet, Shrabonti Malakar Drama, Romance, Sports Inspired by 1992 Hindi film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
2002 June 14 Sathi Haranath Chakraborty Jeet, Priyanka Trivedi, Ranjit Mullick Romance Remake of 1999 Tamil film Thulladha Manamum Thullum
2001  – Pratibad Haranath Chakraborty  –
 – Dada Thakur Haranath Chakraborty  –
2000  – Sasur Bari Zindabad Haranath Chakraborty  –
1999  – Gariber Raja Robin Hood Dilbar Jahan Jahntu  –
 – Shatrudanso Dilbar Jahan Jahntu  –
 – Tumi Eley Tai Swapan Saha  –
1998  – Ajab Gayer Ajab Katha Tapan Sinha  –
 – Nag Nagini Swapan Saha  –
 – Rankshetra Swapan Saha  –
1997  – Mayer Bandhan Swapan Saha  –
1996  – Sakhi Tumi Kar Swapan Saha  –
 – Bhai Amar Bhai  –  –

Upcoming[edit]

Year Release Date Film Director(s) Cast Genre Note
2016 Coming This Velentine Ekta Golpo Debayan Dutta Soham Chakraborty, Subhashree Ganguly Drama, Romance, Thriller Not A Remake
2015 Coming This Diwali Untitled Ravi Kinnagi Ankush Hazra, Mimi Chakraborty Romance Shooting Start August 2015
Har Har Byomkesh Arindam Sil Abir Chatterjee, Ritwick Chakraborty, Sohini Sarkar, Aditi Rao Hydari Detective, Thriller, Action Based on Banhi Patanga wriiten by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
25 December Untitled Birsa Dasgupta Dev, Soham Chakraborty, Srabanti Chatterjee, Mimi Chakraborty Romance Remake of 2013 Tamil film Raja Rani
Cinema Wala Kaushik Ganguly Parambrata Chatterjee, Sohini Sarkar Drama
Rajkahini Srijit Mukherji Rituparna Sengupta, Bratya Basu, Kaushik Sen, Sudipta Chakrobarty, Joya Ahsan Drama
Coming This Puja Arshinagar Aparna Sen Dev, Rittika Sen, Jisshu Sengupta Drama, Romance
10th September Parbona Ami Chartey Tokey Raj Chakraborty Bonny Sengupta, Koushani Mukherjee Romance, Comedy Remake of 2008 Tamil film Vaaranam Aayiram

References[edit]

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  11. ^ "Qube Digital Cinemas in Calcutta". Calcutta Tube. 2008-09-02. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  12. ^ "Media Worldwide Private Limited". Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
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  14. ^ "STAR Jalsha strengthens prime time with Gaaner Oparey". Star Jalsha. Archived from the original on 2012-03-02. [not in citation given]
  15. ^ "Maa". Star Jalsha. 

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