Cinestaan is an Indian entertainment-focused digital media platform, delivering news, editorial, videos, photos, & reviews across multiple genres masstamilan including movies, celebrities, shows, music, gossips, etc. It monetizes through native and display advertisements. Its content is available in Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi and Bengali languages.
Its primary business is in entertainment and has a portfolio of films, TV programs, commercials, and short-form video content. It operates a website and a mobile app.
The company produces, markets, and distributes feature film projects in India, the United States, Europe, Australia, and Africa. It also provides gap funding services to filmmakers.
About the Company
Cinestaan Film Company was founded in 2013 as a boutique studio co-promoted by industrialist Anand Mahindra and myvuhub entrepreneur Rohit Khattar. It has a global focus and is dedicated to championing stories that resonate with global audiences. Its production, acquisition, and distribution capabilities include a network of producers, writers, distributors, and financiers worldwide.
Founded by Anand Mahindra and a team of experienced creative entrepreneurs, Cinestaan has a diversified portfolio of films and is committed to championing stories that transcend the boundaries of language. Its productions have won awards at the Venice International Film Festival, Toronto, Busan, London and more.
The Company’s portfolio of films include the teachertn animated feature ‘Bombay Rose’ which opened Critics Week at Venice last August, and ‘The Torch’ which is based on the life of eight-time Grammy award winner Buddy Guy. The film is scheduled to Premiere at the 55th Chicago International Film Festival in October.
Awarded the Silver Hugo for Best Animated Film at the Chicago International Film Festival and a Special Mention at the Mumbai Film Festival, ‘Bombay Rose’ is a hand-painted animation about a girl who escapes from child marriage to live on the streets of Bombay. It was produced by Rohit Khattar and Anand Mahindra for Cinestaan Film Company and French studio Les Films d’Ici.
It has also launched the Cinestaan India Storytellers pagalsongs Script Contest, which mentored 24 screenwriters from around the world to create a series of short films based on their stories. In the spirit of Robert Redford, who created the Sundance Institute, it is committed to identifying and developing the next generation of cinematic talent in India.
In 2013, Cinestaan entered into a three-film deal with renowned filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra to produce films in collaboration with his ROMP Pictures. The first of the three, ‘Mirziya’ is set to be directed by Mehra. The other two untitled films will be directed by National-award winning and BAFTA nominated Nitin Kakkar.
About the CEO and Other Top Executives
The Chief Executive Officer of CINESTAAN AA DISTRIBUTORS LIMITED is Amit Shyam Khansaheb, while the other key yareel executives are Rohit Khattar and Zhooben Dossabhoy Bhiwandiwala. They have over 10 years of experience in the industry.
They have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley.
They have over a decade of experience in the media and technology industry.
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