Mumbai, 7th September, 2011: Reliance Entertainment’s action extravaganza Singham crossed Rs 100 crores net in India in its 6th week- on 31st August. Singham is the 7th film of all time to have crossed the mark of Rs 100 crores net.
The movie still continues to run in cinemas and is all set to complete 50 days on 10th September, 2011.
Commenting on this achievement, Sanjeev Lamba, CEO, Reliance Entertainment says, A hard-hitting story, the wonderful combination of director Rohit Shetty and star Ajay Devgn and some amazing action sequences have resulted in an extremely successful run for the film. Singham is the first mainstream film produced by Reliance Entertainment and we are very pleased with the results.
Produced by Reliance Entertainment directed by Rohit Shetty and starring Ajay Devgn, Prakash Raj and Kajal Aggarwal, Singham has been highly appreciated and lauded by audience of all age groups, classes and masses, from single screens and multiplexes for its riveting storyline, interesting drama and dialogues coupled with stunning action sequences.
Singham is the second film from successful actor- director duo – Ajay Devgn and Rohit Shetty which has done a business of over Rs. 100 crores net at the box office.
About Reliance BIG Entertainment
Reliance Entertainment (www.relianceentertainment.net) is the flagship motion picture arm of India’s Reliance Group with a significant presence in filmed entertainment (film production, distribution, and exhibition). Reliance Group also has key interests in broadcasting and new media ventures.
Reliance Entertainment has built an impressive film production slate in Hindi, English & other Indian languages, which it markets and distributes worldwide. Following its association with IM Global, the company now benefits from an international sales team with an excellent reputation and global presence dedicated to selling its Bollywood and regional language slate.In Hollywood, Reliance Entertainment has partnered with Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider on the formation of DreamWorks Studios and has development deals with Nicolas Cage’s Saturn Films, Jim Carrey’s JC 23 Entertainment, George Clooney’s Smokehouse Productions, Chris Columbus’ 1492 Pictures, Tom Hanks’ Playtone Productions, Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, Jay Roach’s Everyman Pictures, Brett Ratner’s Rat Entertainment, Julia Roberts’ Red Om Films and Brian Gazer and Ron Howards’ Imagine Entertainment.
Group company, Reliance MediaWorks Limited is India’s fastest growing film and entertainment services company. It operates BIG Cinemas, India’s largest cinema chain with over 550 screens spread across India, USA, Malaysia, Nepal and Netherlands. Reliance MediaWorks currently has a dominant and comprehensive presence in Film Services: Motion Picture Processing and DI; Film Restoration and Image Enhancement; 3D; Digital Mastering: Studios and Equipment rentals; Visual Effects; Animation; TVC Post Production with presence across India, USA, UK, Russia and Japan. It’s television venture, BIG Synergy, is among the top players in the television programming industry.
The Reliance Group (www.relianceadagroup.com) is amongst India’s top 3 business houses and has interests in telecommunications, energy, financial services, infrastructure and media and entertainment.