Indians are crazy about cricket, but they love their Bollywood even more. We are one of the biggest movie producing countries in the world. We take pride in the fact that we are the second golden ager film industry in the world of show biz. For a movie shooting process to be smooth, we need production houses. These production companies are the backbone of any film industry. Their roles essentially are fundraising, budgeting and scheduling a project with details at length. The top 5 production houses ruling the Bollywood world are:
The list of Big Production house in Bollywood
1 UTV Motion Pictures
First, on the list, we have India’s leading film production houses – UTV Motion Pictures, a.k.a Disney U-TV, founded by Ronnie Screwvala and Zarina Screwvala in 1996. It is a feature film unit of UTC Software Communications. Their all-time juicy blockbuster includes Dangal, PK, Kick, Chennai Express etc.
2 Yash Raj Films
They refer to themselves as the storytellers, and we can’t agree more. It was founded by the late Yash Chopra, a Punjabi veteran director and producer of the film industry, in 1970. The production company has been in business for 50 odd years, and they are at the top of their game. They have produced more than 80 movies. Many out of which have been blockbusters like Sultan, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kabhie Kabhie, Saathiya, Tiger Zinda Hai, War, Dhoom3, well the list goes on. YRF controls almost every part of the value chain, starting from production to post-production and domestic and international. They also rule distribution, music, home entertainment, marketing, design, digital and licensing, merchandising, talent management, brand partnerships, music studios and film studios – all in-house facilities. They have a whopping web of distribution offices all over India and Internationally.
3 Eros International
Third, on the list, we have a production house whose profits are through the roof. Yes, you have guessed it perfectly correct, and it is none other than Eros International. They have been listed both on London Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange. They are a production and distribution house based in Mumbai. Founded by Arjun Lulla in 1977. They unite the world with the power of story, one could say. The movies produced under Eros have a great chance of getting distributed to fifty other countries, thanks to their vast distribution network. Their hits include Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Dabangg etc.
4 Dharma productions
We fourthly have Dharma Productions. Yash Johar established it in 1976. It is currently under Karan Johar’s care, an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor, and television personality. Its first venture into the production world is Dostana starring Amitabh Bachchan. Their hits include My Name Is Khan, Two States, Kapoor and Sons, Raazi etc. Their constant aim is to create new benchmarks in Indian movies.
5. Red Chillies Entertainment
Finally, on the list, we have Red Chillies Entertainment. Iconic Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan and producer Gauri Khan are the founders. Over the years, they have grown to be one of the few renowned and leading distribution companies and production houses in the Bollywood world. They are proud to serve as a home to some of the biggest film stars in the country. They claim to entertain and offer an enriching experience to the audience, which we all second.
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