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UTV Motion Pictures Plc
Type Public: LSE: UTVM)
Founded 1996
Headquarters Mauritius
Key people Non-Executive Directors:
Ronnie Screwvala
Andrew James Carnegie
Charles Peter Arthur Vanderpump

Siddharth Roy Kapur
Industry Film production, film distribution
Products Films

UTV Motion Pictures Plc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UTV Software Communications Ltd. (UTV), an India-based media and entertainment production company. It was started in 1996, and handles the motion picture production and distribution of UTV.

UTV Motion Pictures produces films both in Bollywood as well as in Hollywood, where it partners with other leading film studios like 20th Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company and Sony Pictures.[1]

UTV Motion Pictures is listed on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market since 2007, where it was valued at $321m at the start of trading [2][3], in the same year, it launched its second motion picture brand 'Spotboy' [4]; In 2008, it made to US top 20 distributors, when its releases grossed $5.48 million in the first 28 weeks of the year, making it the leading Indian motion picture distributor in the US, it was also one of the youngest Indian film distributors in North America, as it established operations in the US only four years ago [5].

IBC Motion Pictures and UTV Motion pictures has announced that beginning 1 January 2010, IBC will be handling sales and distribution of all of Motion pictures Bollywood releases in India. UTV will continue to handle its own marketing.


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