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  1. SharlaJ

    SharlaJ Well-Known Member

    Gaurav Verma Joins RCE As CRO
    byBox Office India (April 4, 2014)


    Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd, this week, has announced the appointment of Gaurav Verma as the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Verma comes with immense experience in exhibition and distribution. In the past seven years, Verma has spearheaded the distribution of over 100 films in six major languages like Raajneeti, Paan Singh Tomar, Delhi Belly, Barfi!, Ship Of Theseus and Chennai Express. In his previousrole as Executive Director, Theatrical Distribution at Disney UTV, Verma was handling Worldwide Theatrical Distribution. Prior to this, he was Head of Distribution at PVR Pictures.

    Making the announcement, Venky Mysore, CEO of RCE, said, “As we work towards becoming a full-fledged studio, senior executive, with proven track records, such as Gaurav will play key roles. Our main endeavour is to develop high quality content and to disseminate it in ways that consumers are demanding it.”

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  2. SharlaJ

    SharlaJ Well-Known Member

    SRK spreads his wings
    By Vickey Lalwani, Mumbai Mirror | Apr 9, 2014


    Shah Rukh Khan is gearing up to transform his production house Red Chillies Entertainment into a fullfledged studio that will produce several films round the year, even those that not starring SRK. However, initially he plans to stick to his signature romantic comedy fare as far as the genres of these films are concerned.

    This expansion is the brainchild of the actor and his company's CEO Venky Mysore. New recruitments at Red Chillies Entertainment have further accelerated the process.

    A few days ago, the production house appointed former Disney UTV executive director Gaurav Verma as chief revenue officer.

    Verma was handling worldwide theatrical distribution at the film studio in his previous role. Prior to Disney UTV, he was the head of distribution at PVR Pictures. In the past seven years, he has spearheaded the distribution of films like Raajneeti, Paan Singh Tomar, Delhi Belly, Barfi!, Ship Of Theseus and Chennai Express etc.

    The other new entrant, UTV's Creative director, Manish Hariprasad, who joins Red Chillies Entertainment as Chief Creative Officer, worked with Shah Rukh on Chennai Express. Revealed the source, "Manish has put in his papers in UTV. He will join Red Chillies in the next two months."

    Added the source, "The development of SRK's studio will be a gradual process. However, no stone will be left unturned to make it a success."

  3. mumbiene

    mumbiene Well-Known Member

    Shah Rukh Khans’s Red Chillies Entertainment, is one of the biggie production houses in the industry. The production house that manages all SRK films as well as VFX of other films is all set enhance its services. Red Chillies is on an expansion mode and are planning to become a complete studio that will be producing several films round the year.
    Focusing on the romantic comedy genre, Red Chillies will be promoting new talents and also indulge in more projects other than SRK’s films. According to a leading daily, the production house has started hiring candidates for important roles in the company.

    In fact we hear, Red Chillies recently hired Gaurav Verma as their new Chief Revenue Officer. He was previously working with Disney UTV as an executive director. Also Manish Hariprasad, ex UTV Creative Director will now be handling Creatives at Red Chillies.

    We wish SRK loads of luck on this expansion of Red Chillies Entertainment and hope to see some good films coming our way from this production house.
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  4. SharlaJ

    SharlaJ Well-Known Member

    Red Chillies appoints Manish Hariprasad as CCO
    10 Apr 2014 06:08 pm


    MUMBAI: Red Chillies Entertainments has appointed Manish Hariprasad as the chief creative officer (CCO).

    Hariprasad was the senior creative director for Disney UTV Studios and UTV Motion Pictures. He has been associate producer for films like No one Killed Jessica, Harishchandrachi Factory, Kai Po Che and Chennai Express. He has also been the VP – content and development for UTV Spotboy, and head for marketing for Sab, apart from his five year stint in advertising with Ogilvy and Contract advertising.

    Making the announcement, RCE CEO Venky Mysore said, “Delivering quality content will be of paramount importance to us at Red Chillies. As we work towards this endeavor, senior executive, Manish will play a key role in achieving that goal.”

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