Reliance Entertainment, Phantom Films and Mahesh Bhupathi’s Swag Fashion join hands to create a fashion and lifestyle brand ‘83’

Mumbai, Saturday 7, 2020:    Reliance Entertainment, Phantom Films and Swag Fashion have come together to create a unique fashion and lifestyle brand inspired by the film ‘83’.  The brand will offer cricket themed merchandise inspired by the Indian Teams victory in the 1983 World Cup.

Swag Fashion Hub Private Limited “SFHPL” is making its mark in the emerging Brand Licensing Space.  With multiple influencer partnerships, SFHPL has established itself as the single largest platform for incubating, building and transforming celebrity/media brands into Mega Consumer IP with multiple influencer partnerships.

On this development, film director Kabir Khan said, “Few films get a chance to create a sense of legacy and I’m happy that 83 has inspired something that has never been done before and create something memorable that will live beyond the film.”

Speaking about the tie-up, Tennis Legend Mahesh Bhupathi, the founder of Swag Fashion said, “Brand 83, #83Believe is a unique opportunity with cricket and Bollywood coming together. We feel there is a void in India for a cricketing-led lifestyle brand. We have some very credible partners like Spykar, Tissot, @home retail, Kotak and Supersox, who will take the brand to market and we look to build on it from there.”

Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO, Reliance Entertainment, says, “Our film is an endeavor for the young generation to relive the historic moment of national pride with the Indian team’s cricketing victory in 1983. The lifestyle & merchandising brand extension will allow them to own the moment and take it home.”

The film ‘83’ will bring the glory of Indian Cricket’s historic win in the 1983 World Cup to the big screen on 10th April 2020 in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu.


Reliance Entertainment’s social media marketing agency, WWO announces new leadership, Prabhat Choudhary takes over as business head

Mumbai, February 20, 2020: Reliance Entertainment has roped in noted marketing communications strategist, Prabhat Choudhary, to head World Wide Open (WWO), its in-house digital movie marketing & media buying arm.

World Wide Open is a digital marketing agency specializing in social media marketing & media buying for the film industry. Over the years, WWO has worked on digital campaigns of films like ‘Simmba’, ‘Golmaal Again’, ‘Veere Di Wedding’, ‘Super 30’, ‘Dear Zindagi’, ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’, ‘ Saand Ki Aankh’, ‘Rabta’, ‘Stree’, ‘Half Girlfriend’, ‘Parmanu’, and more.  Besides being an agency on board for Reliance Entertainment, WWO has serviced production houses like Red Chillies Entertainment, Balaji Motion Pictures Limited, Maddock Films, Color Yellow, Sony Music India etc.

The agency is equipped to provide end-to-end digital marketing solutions including creative strategy, creation of media assets and inventory planning and buying and digital media planning and buying. In 2017, WWO was named the ‘Agency of the Year’ at the Asia Pacific Customer Engagement Forum and Awards (ACEF).

In 2019, the agency won the award for Best Interactive Piece of Content at Digies for the film, ‘Game Over’. WWO, known for its innovative marketing, launched the first-ever Target AR Filter in India and Bollywood, in print, for the film, ‘Super 30’.

Prabhat Choudhary is the founder of the leading PR agency, Spice PR, and co-owner of the celebrity digital marketing agency, Entropy.  Prabhat is known to be a remarkable PR and digital strategist and at WWO, he will take forward the mantle of enhancing digital innovations, multi-platform reach, driving strategic partnerships & developing the media & entertainment client portfolio. 

 

About Prabhat Chaudhary:

Prabhat is the founder of Spice PR, arguably the biggest marketing communications agency in the world of Indian Entertainment. His clientele includes the likes of the biggest Indian celebrities from Bollywood and South Indian film industry. Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, Prabhas and Sara Ali Khan feature among his clients apart from Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor and Mahesh Babu. He is popularly credited for the marketing communication of films like Baahubali and Dangal apart from Uri, Gully Boy and Super 30. Two years ago, he made his digital marketing foray with Entropy Digital that he co-owns with Reliance Entertainment and the firm today commands a combined celebrity social media footprint of more than 450 million across various platforms. Prabhat is a PR and digital strategist and he has repeatedly featured in GQ’s list of young Indian achievers.

 

About Reliance Entertainment:

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Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms.

Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and the 2019 Golden Globe and Oscar winning film, Green Book.

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Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ World War I film ‘1917’ grosses over US$ 300 million (Rs. 2,100 crore) at the Box Office Worldwide

‘1917’ rounded off a glittering awards season with 3 Academy Awards,
following up on top honors at the Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice Awards,
Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards; Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards
and American Society of Cinematographers Awards

 

Mumbai, February 17, 2020: Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ World War I drama, ‘1917’ directed by Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes continues to capture the hearts and minds of global film audiences. The ‘one continuous shot’ war thriller, inspired by the Director’s grandfather’s stories, started at the No. 1 slot at the US box office in its opening weekend wide, and has now grossed over US$ 300 million (Rs. 2,100 crore) worldwide.

In the 6th weekend after its opening wide, new and repeat audiences alike are hailing the film as one of the best war films ever made, if not an ‘absolute masterpiece.’

‘1917’ has enjoyed a brilliant awards season, and bagged top honors at all major awards functions:

  • 3 Academy Awards
  • 3 Critics Choice Awards
  • 2 Golden Globes
  • 7 BAFTAs
  • Directors Guild of America
  • Producers Guild of America
  • American Society of Cinematographers

Starring George MacKay as Lance Corporal Schofield and Dean-Charles Chapman as Lance Corporal Blake, Mendes has captured the hearts and minds of audiences and critics alike, with Roger Deakins’ cinematography attracting rave reviews.

DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present, in association with New Republic Pictures, a Neal Street production, produced in association with Mogambo, Sam Mendes film: 1917, starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. ‘1917’ is directed by Sam Mendes. A Reliance Entertainment release in India, the film is still running in theatres.

Twitter: @1917 | #1917Movie

About Reliance Entertainment:

www.relianceentertainment.com

Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms.

Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and the 2019 Golden Globe and Oscar winning film, Green Book.

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Reliance Entertainment’s first straight-to-digital film, ‘Shukranu’ is now streaming on Zee 5

Reliance Entertainment’s first straight-to-digital film, which releases today on Zee5, is a social satire called, ‘Shukranu’. Set in the Hindi heartland, this comedy of errors showcases true events from the year 1975, where a man is forcefully sterilized just before his marriage. The story humorously portrays the trials and tribulations of an individual, his extended family that includes a wife and a girlfriend, and the chaos that ensues when the protagonist is all set to become a father – even though he is sterilized!

Directed by National Award-winning Director Bishnu Dev Halder, ‘Shukranu’ boasts of an ensemble cast of Divyenndu, Shweta Basu Prasad, and Sheetal Thakur. With a quirky tagline of “Hui Emotion ki Nasbandi!”, the film promises to stir up a lot of emotions for sure!

“We, at Reliance Entertainment, are delighted to partner with Zee5 who have believed and remarkably supported this unique story based on true events, with great insights and creative inputs. The film is a comic take on India’s dark phase in the year 1975. This will make today’s youth aware of one of the biggest blips in India’s history as well as enlighten many who may not know that ‘Shukranu’ means Sperm in Hindi!” says Sweta Agnihotri, Executive Producer, Reliance Entertainment.

Divyenndu, who plays the protagonist, Inder, says, “Inder is one of the most complex characters I have ever played, considering the situation and how it affects the characters around him. It was a wonderful experience shooting with such talented actors and the director in Lucknow, Delhi and Mumbai.”

Director Bishnu Dev Halder, who has also written the story, screenplay and dialogues, says, “The idea was not to laugh at anyone but to make the story more accessible to the new generation and make them aware of the suffering people had to go through during the emergency- forced sterilization being one of them”.

Aparna Acharekar, Programming Head, ZEE5 India said, “Shukranu is one of our finest Original films releasing this year on Valentine’s Day, when we celebrate our 2nd year anniversary! The entire team – cast, crew and Reliance Entertainment have done a fabulous job and the topic of sterilization has been dealt with a punch of humour, but sensitively. We hope viewers enjoy watching it.”

So men, brace yourselves because the ‘Nasbandi’ storm has arrived! Catch this slice-of-life comedy, premiering exclusively on Zee5.

Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ World War 1 drama ‘1917’ shines with three Academy Awards

Legendary Cinematographer Roger Deakins honored at Academy Awards 2020 with Best Cinematography Oscar

Team ‘1917’ bags another Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing

Another win for ‘1917’ at the Oscars for Best Visual Effects

Mumbai, February 11th, 2020: Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ 1917, which was nominated in ten categories at the Oscars, has been honored with three awards at the 92nd Academy Awards, held at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The epic World War 1 drama took home the awards for Best Cinematography, Visual Effects and Best Sound Mixing.

Legendary Cinematographer Roger Deakins, who has been a favorite this award season, won the Best Cinematography Oscar for his phenomenal work in the film. While Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson won the Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing, the talented trio of Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler and Dominic Tuohy won the Oscar for Visual Effects.

This time, Director Sam Mendes has articulated an original war film that can’t be touched or altered by anyone. Inspired by his grandfather’s stories about World War I, his brilliant take on the lives, spirit and the emotional journey filmed in one-shot is possibly the best war films seen in the decade so far.

This has not only made 1917 the #1 film in the world with big opening numbers at various box offices but also made it a favorite this awards season. The WW1 thriller won seven awards at BAFTA, including Best Picture, Outstanding British Film and Best Director. 1917 had previously won three awards at the Critics’ Choice Awards 2020 for ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Cinematographer’ and ‘Best Editing’. The film also made its mark at the 77th Golden Globes, with an award for Best Picture in the Drama category, and the Best Director’s award for Sam Mendes.

Director Sam Mendes recently won the ‘Best Feature Film’ award at Directors Guild of America Awards and 1917 took home the ‘Best Picture’ award at the Producers Guild of America Awards. Legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins was recognized for his spectacular work in the film with ‘Top Feature’ Award from the American Society of Cinematographers.

DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present, in association with New Republic Pictures, a Neal Street production, produced in association with Mogambo, Sam Mendes film: 1917, starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. ‘1917’ is directed by Sam Mendes. A Reliance Entertainment release in India, the film is still running in theatres.

Twitter: @1917 | #1917Movie

About Reliance Entertainment:

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Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms.

Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and the 2019 Golden Globe and Oscar winning film, Green Book.

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RELIANCE ENTERTAINMENT AND AMBLIN PARTNERS’ WORLD WAR 1 DRAMA ‘1917’ BAGS SEVEN AWARDS AT BAFTA

An inspiring WW1 thriller, ‘1917’, wins the BEST PICTURE AWARD at BAFTA

‘1917’ team picks up the award for OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

Sam Mendes takes home the prestigious BEST DIRECTOR BAFTA for ‘1917′

Recipient of four BAFTA Awards and an Oscar – Cinematographer Roger Deakins again bags

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD for ‘1917’ at BAFTA

The team behind ‘1917’ also wins the awards for SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS,

PRODUCTION DESIGN and SOUND

Mumbai, February 3rd, 2020: Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ 1917 has won seven awards at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), held last evening at the Royal Albert Hall in London including Outstanding British Film and Best Film and Best Director (Sam Mendes).

The World War 1 thriller, which was nominated in 9 categories at BAFTA, also won awards for Best Cinematography (Roger Deakins), Best Production Design (Dennis Gassner and Lee Sandales), Best Sound (Scott Millan, Oliver Tarney, Rachael Tate, Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson) and Special Visual Effects (Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron and Dominic Tuohy).

Sam Mendes, who is the first British winner of the Best Director BAFTA since Danny Boyle’s 2009 win for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ said, “There’s the personal delight in seeing a story very close to me and my family be developed and enlarged but the massive thing has been audiences going in large numbers.”  He added, “None of us knew if an audience would turn up, it wasn’t certain at all. It’s coincided with awards season and the fact this is still number one in the UK after four weeks, [the awards have] really alerted people to the fact the movie is on, it rarely happens like that.”

Inspired by the stories that Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes’ grandfather told him,  1917 has had a dream run this awards season with 10 Oscar nominations, including  ‘Best Picture’ and ‘Best Director,’ for the forthcoming  92nd Academy Awards, which is scheduled to be held at 9th February 2020 in Los Angeles.

1917has previously won three awards at the Critics’ Choice Awards 2020 for ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Cinematographer’ and ‘Best Editing’. The film also won accolades at the 77th Golden Globes, with an award for Best Picture in the Drama category, and the Best Director’s award for Sam Mendes.

The film also bagged an award for ‘Best Feature Film’ at Directors Guild of America Awards and honored with the ‘Best Picture’ award at the Producers Guild of America Awards. Another feather in the cap was Roger Deakins winning the ‘Top Feature Award’ from the American Society of Cinematographers for his outstanding work in the movie.

DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present, in association with New Republic Pictures, a Neal Street production, produced in association with Mogambo, Sam Mendes film: 1917, starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. ‘1917’ is directed by Sam Mendes. A Reliance Entertainment release in India, the film is still running in theatres.

About Reliance Entertainment:

www.relianceentertainment.com

Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms.

Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and the 2019 Golden Globe and Oscar winning film, Green Book.

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Reliance Entertainment and Dream Warrior Pictures come together to produce the Hindi remake of the Tamil gripping action flick “Kaithi”

Mumbai, February 3rd, 2020: Reliance Entertainment join hands with S. R. Prakashbabu, S. R. Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures to jointly produce the remake of 2019’s Tamil blockbuster “Kaithi” in Hindi.

“Kaithi”, is a tense action thriller, released last Diwali. The film has grossed huge worldwide box office collections. “Kaithi” also received highly positive reviews from critics and the cast’s stunning performances made it an engaging watch.  Lokesh’s direction and the screenplay showcased filmmaking at its best.

S.R. Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures says – “Kaithi is a film with No Heroine, No Songs and a 100% Action Genre. Released with all these odds on the Diwali festival day, Kaithi came out as a box office blockbuster among the family audience in South. We’re delighted to join hands with Reliance Entertainment for the Bollywood remake. This high-octane film will surely entertain the audience pan India”

Excited about this association, Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO, Reliance Entertainment said, “Kaithi is a gripping thriller and a tribute to all the celebrated cops-and-criminals actioners you can think of. And yet it is like none you’ve ever seen. I really look forward to this collaboration and coming together with a great creative team that would do true justice to the film’s Hindi remake.”

   

About Dream Warrior Pictures: 

www.dwp.in 

Dream Warrior Pictures is an Indian film production company based in Chennai, founded by brothers S. R. Prakashbabu and S. R. Prabhu. With film production experience in a variety of genres in both Tamil and Telugu Film Industry, they endeavor to produce movies that are of critical entertainment value to the audience, commercial success to all stakeholders and also deliver movies with essence. With young, professional, experienced team and excellent process, they are all set to deliver movies that would make their mark. They are prominent producers and distributors in South India and their films rank amongst the top 10 rated films in IMDB.

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About Reliance Entertainment:

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Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms.

Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and the 2019 Golden Globe and Oscar winning film, Green Book.

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Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ World War 1 drama ‘1917’ crosses US$200 million (Rs.1,400 crores) at the Global Box Office

Sam Mendes, Director, wins top honours in feature films category

 at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards

‘1917’ also wins gold at the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards

and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards

‘1917’ has bagged 10 nominations for the Academy Awards on February 9, 2020

including Best Picture and Best Director

Mumbai, January 28th, 2020: Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ 1917, directed by Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes has shown stellar results at the box office worldwide. The ‘one continuous shot’ war thriller, inspired by the Director’s grandfather’s stories, is a major success at the box office, in addition to receiving all round critical acclaim. 

Starting out at the No. 1 slot at the US box office in its wide opening weekend, the film has now grossed over US$ 200 million worldwide in theatrical sales and is still dominating cinemas.

1917 has also been on an incredible award-winning spree at every major event besides the 10 Oscar nominations, including ‘Best Picture’ and ‘Best Director,’ for the forthcoming 92nd Academy Awards, and 9 nominations for the BAFTA awards. The prestigious BAFTA and Oscar ceremonies are scheduled to be held on 2nd and 9th February 2020 in London and Los Angeles respectively.

‘1917’ has won 3 Awards at the Critics Choice Awards 2020 for ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Cinematographer’ and ‘Best Editing’. The film is also the 77th Golden Globes winner in the Best Picture-Drama category, and was honored with the Best Director’s award for Sam Mendes.

Adding to the accolades, Sam Mendes has won ‘Best Feature Film’ at Directors Guild of America Awards recently. The film also won ‘Best Picture’ at the Producers Guild of America Awards, and Roger Deakins won ‘Top Feature Award’ from the American Society of Cinematographers for his spectacular work in ‘1917.’

DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present, in association with New Republic Pictures, a Neal Street production, produced in association with Mogambo, Sam Mendes film: 1917, starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. ‘1917’ is directed by Sam Mendes. A Reliance Entertainment release in India, the film is still running in theatres.

About Reliance Entertainment:

www.relianceentertainment.com

Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms. Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The  Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and the 2019 Golden Globe and Oscar winning film, Green Book.

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Kamal Haasan and Nagarjuna to present 83’s Tamil & Telugu Versions respectively

Mumbai, January 23, 2020: Kamal Haasan’s Raajkamal Films International and Akkineni Nagarjuna’s Annapurna Studios join hands with Reliance Entertainment to present the Tamil and Telugu versions respectively of the much-awaited film, ‘83’. 

Kamal Haasan and Nagarjuna are both well-celebrated and multi-faceted personalities and legends of the Indian showbiz. The movies launched by their production and distribution companies have always been special and well acclaimed.

Happy to be a part of 83, Kamal Haasan shares, “I am extremely excited to present the Tamil Version of 83. It’s a matter of pride to promote the film that will recreate the moments of the iconic matches. Not just that, the victory of the Indian team demonstrates to every Indian that where there is a will, there is a way. What was considered impossible was made possible purely due to belief and conviction. And this holds true in all walks of life. It’s my pride to promote a film that stands testimony to such conviction and will. I am happy to bring to my people the story of the team of inspired men captained by Kapil Dev who fought against all odds and won India’s greatest sporting triumph.”   

Happy to present the Telugu version of 83, Akkineni Nagarjuna shares, “83 is all about the great iconic win in 1983 that has made cricket a religion in India. It is a story that needs to be told and I am proud to present one of the most awaited films in India and the rest of the cricketing world.”

Director Kabir Khan says, “I welcome Kamal Haasan and Nagarjuna as the presenters and feel privileged to have them be a part of promoting our film in the South”.

Ranveer Singh will be seen stepping into the shoes of Kapil Dev. Also starring are Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Chirag Patil, Dinker Sharma, Nishant Dahiya, Harrdy Sandhu, Sahil Khattar, Ammy Virk, Addinath Kothare, Dhairya Karwa, R Badree and Pankaj Tripathi. Deepika Padukone will be seen playing Romi, Kapil Dev’s wife.

Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO, Reliance Entertainment said, “As the film 83 is about national pride we are overwhelmed to have the support of great superstars like Kamal Haasan and Nagarjuna to present the Tamil and Telugu versions respectively of the film. With their blessings it will surely reach out to all the local audience.”

Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films present 83, a Kabir Khan Films Production. The film is produced by Deepika Padukone, Kabir Khan, Vishnu Induri, Sajid Nadiadwala, Phantom Films, Reliance Entertainment and 83 Film Ltd. 83 is directed by Kabir Khan. A Reliance Entertainment and PVR Pictures release slated on 10th April 2020 in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu.

 

Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ World War I film ‘1917’ bags Ten nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards 2020, including Best Picture, Best Director

‘1917’ won 3 Awards at last night’s Critics Choice Awards 2020 for Best Director, Best Cinematographer & Best Editing

Directed by Sam Mendes, ‘1917’ has already won the Best Picture-Drama and Best Director awards at the 77th Golden Globe Awards 2020


Mumbai, January 13th, 2020: Reliance Entertainment, will be releasing ‘1917’ in India on 17th January. The Sam Mendes directed film has been on an awards winning spree at various prestigious events. The films has now bagged 10 Oscar nominations in thefollowing categories for the 92nd Academy Awards 2020:

  • Best Picture
  • Directing
  • Writing (original screenplay)
  • Cinematography
  • Music (original score)
  • Sound Mixing
  • Sound Editing
  • Production Design
  • Visual Effects
  • Makeup and hairstyling

The awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on February 9, 2020.
Sam Mende’s ‘one continuous shot’ war thriller, inspired by his grandfather’s stories, was a major success during its first two holiday weeks in limited release, and has now bagged the No. 1 slot at the US box office in its opening weekend wide, with worldwide collections already touching US$ 60 million.

At the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards yesterday, ‘1917’ won in 3 categories: Best Director-Sam Mendes, Best Cinematography – Roger Deakins and Best Editing – Lee Smith.

The film is also the 77th Golden Globes winner in the Best Picture-Drama categoryandwas also honored with the Best Director’s award for Sam Mendes.  

Starring George MacKay as Lance Corporal Schofield and Dean-Charles Chapman as Lance Corporal Blake, Mendes has captured the hearts and minds of audiences and critics alike, with Roger Deakins’ cinematography attracting rave reviews.

DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present, in association with New Republic Pictures, a Neal Street production, produced in association with Mogambo, Sam Mendes film: 1917, starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. ‘1917’ is directed by Sam Mendes. A Reliance Entertainment release in India, the film will hit the big screens on January 17, 2020.

Twitter: @1917 | #1917Movie

About Reliance Entertainment:

www.relianceentertainment.com

Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms. Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and the 2019 Golden Golden Globes and Oscar winning film, Green Book

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