Marathi Film VITHAL VITHAL directed by Daboo Malik launched with Mahurat song
Young teen sensation Arman Malik pays tribute by performing to its hit Tamil & Telugu songs
India’s first listed media company GV Films Limited (GVFL) celebrates its Silver Jubilee this year. On this landmark occasion GV FILMS launched its new innovative website www.gvfilms.com that would provide the latest updates on the company, showcase the upcoming projects, new talents, ongoing happenings and much more to the world. It is interactive, informative, viewer and investor friendly from the stakeholder’s perspective and will provide instant updates on projects and position of the company.
The Bombay Stock Exchange would be felicitating the management shortly for Silver Year of listing on BSE. This prestigious ceremony to honour the Chairman & Managing Director GV FILM Ltd Shri Bala Giri and will include the ringing of the Silver Bell/GONG. GV Films has also been nominated for Business & integration award by Europe Business Assembly to be held in Cannes, France in October 2015.
The Celebration was held at Hotel JW Mariott on 1st of August 2015 which also happened to be the birthday of Mr. Balagiri. Dignitaries from the film industry and political circles Mr. Gurudas Kamath with his wife Mrs Mahrouk Kamath, Mr. Sachin and Sangeeta Ahir attended the function. Bollywood was represented by Firoz Nadiadwala, Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra, John Abraham, Mallika Sherawat,Jackie Shroff, Aditya Pancholi and his son Suraj, Anees Bazmee etc.
Young Singing sensation Arman Malik paid a tribute to 25 years of GV FILMs. He performed on songs from Kamal Hasan starrer Nayakgan and Rajnikant’s Thalapatti from the blockbuster Tamil and Telugu Film produced by GV Films. GV Films has a rich library of 14000 films and is keen to exploit them digitally.
On this occasion Mrs. Deepthi Bala Giri gave the mahurat clap while Mr. Balagiri did the auspicious coconut breaking for its forthcoming Marathi Film Vithal Vithal. Bollywood Music Director Daboo Malik makes his directorial debut with this Marathi social drama with a strong storyline. GVFL has earlier produced hit Marathi films as Maticha Chooli and Kai Karun Kasa Karoon.
Addressing the media CMD Mr. Bala Giri shared future plans of GV Film saying, “We aim to carry forward the rich legacy of GV films. We have gone in for Capital Reduction and are all set to propel the company on the fast growth track now. We are in talks with some of the most promising names in film Industry for our future ventures. We have launched Miniplexes in South and am keen to see this venture gain further momentum by setting up of miniplexes in Western India. The company has moved its base from Chennai to Mumbai and with Marathi film VITHAL VITHAL we wish to reinforce our commitment to making good cinema in Hindi and regional languages”
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Ganesh Mahadevan, former CMD of GVFL said, “On completion of 25 years GV FILMS aims to infusing a fresh lease of life into its landmark run. The Company has a had a dream run with the biggest names from Tamil & Telugu Industry and. G.V Films has had a very interesting journey of 25 years and it is our aim to establish it in a brand new way and to bring about a revolution in the Indian film industry”
GV Films entered the Indian Film Market in the year 1989 as a company that aimed at production and distribution of feature films in various languages and became the first company in the cinema business to get listed in the Indian bourses and having shareholders all over the country.
The company was introduced by G. Venkateswaran, popularly known as G.V, a film producer and the older brother of acclaimed director and screenwriter Mani Ratnam and G. Srinivasan. GV was the promoter of G.V. Films, one of the first movie companies in India to raise capital through the stock market.
Along with the best director of the country, Mani Ratnam, GV Films has given some great blockbusters and award winning films like ” Mounaa Ragam” “Agni Natchathiram” “Nayagan” “Thalapathi” “Anjali” “Indira” “Tamizhan” “Chokkathangam.” The company has enormously contributed to the South Indian Film Industry, especially to the Tamil Film Industry which is the third biggest in India next to Hindi and Telugu Film Industry.
Not just the making of cinema, but GV Films has spectacularly contributed towards the development of Indian Cinema as well. They were the first ones to export Tamil films to Japan and later to the other non-traditional, South East Asian markets like Korea. GV Films also brought DTS to a theatre of an A class town in Tamilnadu. With foresight, acquired Internet rights for over 6000 films way back in 1999-2000 for web casting that constitute valuable intellectual property rights, they currently have an own library of over 14000 films. GV Films was also the first to bring 3D television serials in India.