Cinestaan – A One-Stop Destination For Movie Lovers

Cinestaan is a boutique film studio committed to championing stories that resonate with global audiences. They strive to nurture and continue India’s rich cinematic legacy, supporting both national and international cinema. Their integrated studio has development, production, marketing, distribution and sales capabilities.

Founded in 2013 as Cinestaan Entertainment, it is a joint venture between a group of seasoned professionals and young bloods who have joined together with a shared vision to create a one-stop destination for movie lovers. With the launch of their first subsidiary, Cinestaan Film Company, they have partnered with renowned filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra to make three films.

The first project to be produced under this partnership will be Mirziya, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Harshvardhan Kapoor’s son Harshvardhan’s debut film. The second will be Fanney Khan, an official remake of a film directed by Nitin Kakkar, which won the National Award last year. The third untitled project is a yet to be announced collaboration with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.

Bollywood action drama Bharat, starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif has been acquired by Cinestaan AA Distributors for international rights. The action-drama traces the life of a character called Bharat through the ages.

Cinestaan has also signed an agreement with UK-based agency Film London to produce a project called Microwave International: Shakespeare India, which will celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. They have a number of new projects on the pipeline including a feature from rising director Gitanjali Rao, and a drama from writer-director Lucy Brydon.

They have also signed on the dotted line to adapt Vaseem Khan’s best-selling novel The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra. They have also hired Film London execs Deborah Sathe and Tessa Inkelaar for their newly established international division.

Their digital media platform features news, editorial, videos, photos and reviews on a wide range of topics. It monetizes through native and display ads.

Besides movies trendingbird, they also feature celebrities and shows. It is a platform that provides content in Hindi, Marathi, Tamil and other regional languages.

It offers news, articles, photos, and videos on multiple topics including celebrities, movies, television, fashion, gossip, and more. It also operates a mobile app for connecting with their audience.

The company has also signed on to distribute the Oscar-nominated documentary The Torch, based on Buddy Guy’s musical memoir. The film is being co-presented by Mahindra Blues Festival.

They also have a partnership with Film London to develop, finance and produce a film about the world of Indian cinema. It has a number of film projects on the slate, and is working with the likes of Gitanjali Rao, Akshat Verma, Atul Manjrekar, and others.

They have a team of 6 directors/decision makers. These include Rohit Khattar, Amit Shyam Khansaheb, Zhooben Dossabhoy Bhiwandiwala, Jamshed Pesi Shaw, Umang Bedi and Amit Prafull Mehta. The directors have over 30 years of combined experience in the industry and have worked in various capacities in the Indian film and TV industries.

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