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|Founded||2003 (Formerly called Dreamz Unlimited in 1999)|
|Founder|| Shah Rukh Khan |
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Red Chillies Entertainment is an Indian film production and distribution company established by Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri Khan in 2003. It was transformed from the defunct Dreamz Unlimited.Its turnover is around ₹500 crore.
Shah Rukh Khan, also known by the initialism SRK, is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality. Referred to in the media as the "Badshah of Bollywood", "King of Bollywood" and "King Khan", he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards. For his contributions to film, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, and the Government of France awarded him both the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and the Légion d'honneur. Khan has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world.
Gauri Kali Khan, is an Indian film producer and designer who has designed spaces for high-profile individuals such as Mukesh Ambani, Roberto Cavalli and Ralph Lauren, as well as Bollywood celebrities such as Karan Johar, Jacqueline Fernandez and Sidharth Malhotra. She is the co-founder and co-chairperson of the film production company Red Chillies Entertainment and its subsidiaries. In 2018, Khan was named as one of Fortune magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women"
Red Chillies Entertainment has formed a full-fledged film studio in India. The studio's activities span across creative development, production, marketing, distribution, licensing, merchandising and syndication of films in India and worldwide.They are also a premier visual effects company.
Visual effects is the process by which imagery is created or manipulated outside the context of a live action shot in film making.
Apart from film production, RCE has a visual effects studio known as Red Chillies VFX, which is considered as India's leading visual effects company.The company also has a 55% stake in the Indian Premier League cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders, Trinbago Knight Riders of Caribbean Premier League and Cape town Knight Riders of T20 Global League.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India contested during March or April and May of every year by eight teams representing eight different cities in India. The league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2008, and is regarded as the brainchild of Lalit Modi, the founder and former commissioner of the league. IPL has an exclusive window in ICC Future Tours Programme.
The Kolkata Knight Riders are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata in the Indian Premier League. The franchise is owned by Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta. The team is coached by Jacques Kallis. The home of the Knight Riders is Eden Gardens, the largest cricket stadium in India and the second largest in the world by seating capacity.
The Trinbago Knight Riders is a franchise cricket team of the Caribbean Premier League based in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The Red Steel was one of the original six teams created for the tournament's inaugural 2013 season. Their home ground is Queen's Park Oval.
Sanjiv Chawla was the former CEO of the company, while Gauri Khan serves as a producer. In February 2013, Venky Mysore, the CEO of Kolkata Knight Riders took over additional responsibility as chief of Red Chillies Entertainment as well.
Venky Mysore is the CEO of Red Chillies Entertainment and CEO Managing Director of the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, he was instrumental behind KKR buying the CPL team Red Steel.
In 2003, choreographer Farah Khan, a good friend of Khan, decided to direct a film with him. He then took over the production company Dreamz Unlimited which he created with Juhi Chawla and director Aziz Mirza and transformed it into Red Chillies Entertainment with his wife Gauri Khan, who became the producer of the first production Main Hoon Na in which Khan starred as well. The movie did well at the box office, becoming the second highest-grossing film of the year. Khan also starred in the company's 2nd release, the 2005 movie Paheli , belonging to genre of Indian Parallel Cinema, the film was critically acclaimed and was selected as India's official entry to the 78th Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Farah Khan, also known by her married name Farah Khan Kunder, is an Indian film director, film producer, actress, dancer and choreographer best known for her choreographic dance work in numerous Bollywood films. She has choreographed dance routines for more than a hundred songs in over 80 Hindi films, winning six Filmfare Awards for Best Choreography and the National Film Award for Best Choreography. In addition, she has worked on international projects, such as Marigold: An Adventure in India, Monsoon Wedding, Bombay Dreams and the Chinese films Perhaps Love and Kung Fu Yoga, earning Tony Award and Golden Horse Award nominations. She has since become a film director as well, with a Filmfare Best Director Award nomination for her directorial debut Main Hoon Na.
Juhi Chawla is an Indian actress, model, film producer, and the winner of the 1984 Miss India beauty pageant. Predominantly working in Hindi cinema, she has also appeared in Bengali, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu language films. One of the most popular and highest-paid Hindi film actresses of the late 1980s and 1990s, Chawla is the recipient of several accolades, including two Filmfare Awards. She has garnered particular praise for her comedic timing and vivacious on-screen persona.
Aziz Mirza is an Indian film screenwriter, director, and producer known for his works in bollywood, and television.
The third film produced by the company was Farah Khan's mega-budget Om Shanti Om , which was released in November 2007. The film was set in the 1970s and 2000s and paid tribute to Indian film industry of both these eras. Upon release, it broke many box office records, grossing over ₹ 1.48 billion and thus became the highest-grossing Hindi film of all-time at the time of its release. The 2009 film Billu starring Irrfan Khan and Lara Dutta was the company's next release, the film opened to good reviews, but was a failure at the box office. The film made by Roshan Abbas, Always Kabhi Kabhi , did poorly.
Om Shanti Om is a 2007 Indian romantic melodrama film directed and co-written by Farah Khan with Mayur Puri and Mushtaq Shiekh. It stars Shah Rukh Khan as Om, a junior artist of the 1970s who has a crush on a secretly married superstar, played by Deepika Padukone in her Hindi film debut. Her husband, a producer played by Arjun Rampal, kills her in a fire; Om witnesses this and dies from the injuries sustained from trying to rescue her. Reincarnated as a superstar in the 2000s, he seeks to avenge his love. Om Shanti Om also starred Shreyas Talpade, Kirron Kher, Bindu and Javed Sheikh in supporting roles, and saw cameos from many Bollywood celebrities in several sequences and songs.
Billu, also known as Billu Barber, is a 2009 Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film by Priyadarshan, produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, with an adapted screenplay by Manisha Korde and Mushtaq Sheikh based on the script by Sreenivasan. It stars Irrfan Khan and Lara Dutta in the lead roles and features Shah Rukh Khan, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav and Asrani in supporting roles. Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra make guest appearances in item numbers. The film was released on the 13 February 2009.
Irfan Yaseen Khan, also credited as simply Irrfan, is an Indian film actor, known for his work predominantly in Hindi cinema, as well as his works in British films and Hollywood. In a film career spanning almost thirty years and featuring in more than fifty domestic films, Khan has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award and Filmfare Awards in four categories. Film critics, contemporaries and other experts consider him to be one of the finest actors in Indian cinema for his versatile and natural acting. In 2011, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour for his contribution to the field of arts.
The company continued working on other projects until finally deciding on Ra.One (2011) starring Khan himself, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal. The pre-production work began in 2007 after the release of Om Shanti Om. The film's crew consisted of more than 5,000 members from India, Italy and the US, and was pieced together by more than 1,000 people, working in shifts, in around 15 studios across the world. ₹ 1.25 billion, Ra.One was the second-most expensive film ever produced in Indian cinema, and the most expensive Bollywood film. The film witnessed a level of publicity campaigning previously unseen in India films, with marketing taking place over a period of nine months and involving major brand tie-ups of a 52 crore (US$9.88 million) which set the record for the largest marketing budget in India. Shah Rukh Khan decided to dedicate Ra.One to his friend and former CEO Sanjiv Chawla, since he stepped down due to ill health.It saw the inclusion of several visual effects techniques being incorporated in the production which were carried out by Red Chillies VFX. With an estimated budget of
The film released across 3,100 screens in India and 904 prints overseas in both 2D and 3D, ₹ 2.4 billion. Their next production was Karan Johar's directorial venture, Student of the Year (2012), which was co-produced by Johar's production company.making it the largest Indian cinematic release in the world. The film went on to break multiple box-office records and according to its distributors, is the second highest-grossing Bollywood film worldwide earning over
Shah Rukh Khan's production banner Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd., which is reportedly targeting a 25 per cent annual business growth, is set to roll out four to five films and the Bollywood superstar says he won't act in them.
"We want to make four-five films without me. As a producer I would like to concentrate on the films and visual effects," Shah Rukh told IANS in an interview.
|2000||Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani||Aziz Mirza||Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Aziz Mirza||Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla||Produced under Dreamz Unlimited|
|2001||Asoka||Santosh Sivan||Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla||Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor||Produced under Dreamz Unlimited|
Won 1 Filmfare Award
Won 2 IIFA Awards
|2003||Chalte Chalte||Aziz Mirza||Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Aziz Mirza||Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukherji||Produced under Dreamz Unlimited|
|2004||Main Hoon Na||Farah Khan||Gauri Khan||Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Zayed Khan, Amrita Rao, Suniel Shetty||The studio's first release as Red Chillies Entertainment|
Won a Filmfare Award
|2005||Kaal||Soham Shah||Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar||Ajay Devgan, John Abraham, Vivek Oberoi, Lara Dutta, Esha Deol||Co-produced with Dharma Productions|
|Paheli||Amol Palekar||Gauri Khan||Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukherji, Amitabh Bachchan|| India's official entry to the 78th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film |
National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer
|2007||Om Shanti Om||Farah Khan||Gauri Khan||Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone|| National Film Award for Best Art Direction |
Won 2 Filmfare Award
|2009||Billu Barber||Priyadarshan||Gauri Khan||Shah Rukh Khan, Irrfan Khan, Lara Dutt||Remake of the Malayalam film Kadha Parayumbol|
|2010||My Name Is Khan||Karan Johar||Gauri Khan, Karan Johar||Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol||Co-produced with Dharma Productions and Fox Searchlight Pictures |
Won 3 Filmfare awards
|2011||Men Will Be Men||Gorky||Red Chillies Idiot Box, Samar Khan||Gaurav Chopra, Zeenal Kamdar, Rohit Khurana, Rajesh Kumar|
|Always Kabhi Kabhi||Roshan Abbas||Gauri Khan||Ali Fazal, Giselli Monteiro, Zoa Morani, Satyajeet Dubey|
|Ra.One||Anubhav Sinha||Gauri Khan||Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor|| National Film Award for Best Special Effects |
Won a Filmfare Award
|Don 2||Farhan Akhtar||Shah Rukh Khan, Ritesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar||Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra||Co-produced with Excel Entertainment|
|2012||Student of the Year||Karan Johar||Hiroo Yash Johar, Gauri Khan||Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt||Co-produced with Dharma Productions|
|2013||Chennai Express||Rohit Shetty||Gauri Khan, Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur||Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone||Co-produced with UTV Motion Pictures |
Won 1 Filmfare Award
Won 3 IIFA Awards
Won 4 Zee Cine Awards
Won 5 Screen Awards
|2014||Happy New Year||Farah Khan||Gauri Khan||Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone||Won 4 Stardust Awards |
Won 3 Screen Awards
|2015||Dilwale||Rohit Shetty||Gauri Khan, Rohit Shetty||Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan, Kajol, Kriti Sanon||Co-produced with Rohit Shetty Productions |
Won 2 Screen Awards
|2016||Dear Zindagi||Gauri Shinde||Karan Johar, Gauri Khan, R Balki||Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan||Co-produced with Dharma Productions and Hope Productions|
|2017||Raees||Rahul Dholakia||Gauri Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani||Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui||Co-produced with Excel Entertainment|
|Jab Harry Met Sejal||Imtiaz Ali||Gauri Khan, Imtiaz Ali||Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma||Co-produced with Window Seat Films|
|Ittefaq||Abhay Chopra||Gauri Khan, Karan Johar, Abhay Chopra||Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha, Akshaye Khanna||Co-produced with Dharma Productions and BR Films|
|2018||Zero||Aanand L Rai||Gauri Khan, Aanand L Rai||Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif||Co-produced with Colour Yellow Productions |
Won 1 Filmfare Award
Won 2 Zee Cine Awards
|2019||Badla||Sujoy Ghosh||Gauri Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Sunir Kheterpal, Gaurav Verma||Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Tony Luke, Manav Kaul, Amrita Singh||Co-produced with Azure Entertainment|
|2020||TBA||Abhishek Dogra||Gauri Khan, Vikram Malhotra||Shah Rukh Khan, Yami Gautam, Rashmika Mandanna||Co-produced with Abundantia Entertainment|
Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. has a visual effects studio known as Red Chillies VFX which started off in 2005.Apart from home productions, the VFX team had been involved with many major movies like Chak De! India , Krrish 3 , Don: The Chase Begins Again , Dostana and De Dana Dan . The division has won accolades for its work in India and abroad. Some of the major awards won by the team:
The Studio was involved in following projects.
|2009||Knights & Angels||NDTV Imagine||Reality Show to pick six cheerleaders for Kolkata Knight Riders for the Second season of Indian Premier League|
|Ghar Ki Baat Hai||Sitcom|
|Tere Mere Beach Mein||Star Plus||Celebrity chat show Hosted By Farah Khan|
|First Ladies with Abu Sandeep||NDTV Good Times||Chat show hosted by fashion designers Sandeep Khosla and Abu Jaani|
|2010-2011||Ishaan: Sapno Ko Awaaz De||Disney Channel India||Musical Teen drama|
|2010||Living With A Superstar: Shah Rukh Khan||TLC India||A ten-part docu-series on the Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.|
|Like I Love You||MTV India|| Television Film Directed by Somnath Sen and produced by Samar khan |
Part of "MTV Luv Reel" series
|Love Ho Jaane Do||Television Film directed by Gorky and produced by Samar Khan |
Part of "MTV Luv Reel" series
|2011||Filmy Dabba Party||Food Food||Chat show hosted by Delnaaz Irani which showcased food habits of film personalities|
|2011-2012||Ye Parindey||Channel V India||26 episodes series|
In 2008, Red Chillies acquired ownership rights for the franchise representing Kolkata in the Twenty20 cricket tournament Indian Premier League, for a price of US$75.09 million, and have since named the team Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR is the richest team in the IPL and it has been ranked as the most valued with a brand value of $42.1 million.Financially, the KKR are the most profitable and successful franchise in the IPL as well. The home of the Kolkata Knight Riders is Eden Gardens, the largest and most iconic cricket stadium in India. It is also one of the largest stadiums in Asia. In 2011, they introduced the Mumbai franchise in the motorsport racing league i1 Super Series. In 2012 SRK shown his interest to buy 50 percent share of Dempo S.C. Indian football club of I League. He also has the 50% stakes in Caribbean Premier League franchise Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel from 2015 onwards. The team had many popular former players and the current coach of Kolkata Knight Riders, Jacques Kallis and other famous players like Kamran Akmal, Dwayne Bravo, Johan Botha, Darren Bravo and Cameron Delport etc. The team clinched maiden Caribbean Premier League title in 2015 right after Shahrukh Khan becomes the owner of the franchise. He changed the name and logo of the team the very next season and the name given to the franchise is Trinbago Knight Riders and the name and the logo are almost identical to KKR.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..., also known as K3G, is a 2001 Indian family drama film written and directed by Karan Johar and produced by Yash Johar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor in leading roles, with Rani Mukerji appearing in an extended special appearance. The music was composed by Jatin Lalit, Sandesh Shandilya and Aadesh Shrivastava, with lyrics penned by Sameer and Anil Pandey. The background score was composed by Babloo Chakravarty. The film tells the story of an Indian family, which faces troubles and misunderstandings over their adopted son's marriage to a girl belonging to a lower socio-economic group than them.
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam is a 2002 Hindi romantic drama film directed by K. S. Adhiyaman. It features Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan, and Shah Rukh Khan in the lead roles, with Aishwarya Rai in a cameo appearance.
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa is a 1994 Indian Hindi romantic coming-of-age comedy film directed by Kundan Shah, and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, Deepak Tijori and Naseeruddin Shah. This is one of the rare mainstream Hindi movies in which the hero plays the role of a loser. It is widely considered to be one of Shah Rukh Khan's best performances, and he has said that it is his favourite film. He received the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for his role.Produced on a budget of ₹1.4 crore, the film grossed ₹5.5 crore, equivalent to ₹84 crore (US$12 million) adjusted for inflation. At the 39th Filmfare Awards, it won the Critics Award for Best Film and the Critics Award for Best Actor for Shah Rukh Khan, who also won the Best Actor award for Baazigar at the same ceremony.
Nikkhil Advani is an Indian film producer, director and screenwriter. He is one of the co-founders of Emmay Entertainment, a motion picture production company. Nikkhil has worked with famed ecologist Bittu Sehgal and he serves on the advisory board of Save The Tiger’s cause.
Dharma Productions Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian production and distribution company established by Yash Johar in 1979. It was taken over in 2004 after his death by his son Karan Johar. Based in Mumbai, it mainly produces and distributes Hindi films, and is known in the media for its relatively high production-value content. In November 2018, a new sector of the company was introduced, called Dharmatic, focusing on producing digital content for online distribution platforms.
Shekhar Ravjiani is an Indian music composer and singer-songwriter. He is one half of the Bollywood composing/producing and performing music duo Vishal-Shekhar, since 1999.
Oh Darling Yeh Hai India is a 1995 Indian musical parody film directed by Ketan Mehta, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepa Sahi, Jaaved Jaffrey and Amrish Puri. It also stars Anupam Kher in a supporting role.
Vardi is a 1989 Bollywood film directed by Umesh Mehra. It stars Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Kimi Katkar and Madhuri Dixit. Film was declared Box office Hit. The rights to this film are owned by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment.
Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian actor, producer and television personality. Khan began his acting career on television by playing a soldier in the Doordarshan series Fauji (1988), a role that garnered him recognition and led to starring roles in more television shows. He soon started receiving film offers and had his first release with the romantic drama Deewana (1992), in which he played a supporting part. Khan subsequently played villainous roles in the 1993 thrillers Baazigar and Darr, box office successes that established his career in Bollywood. In 1995, Khan starred opposite Kajol in Aditya Chopra's romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, that became the longest running Indian film of all time. He continued to establish a reputation in romantic roles by playing opposite Madhuri Dixit in Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), and Kajol in the Karan Johar-directed Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001).
Dushmani: A Violent Love Story is a 1996 Indian Bollywood film directed by Bunty Soorma. It stars Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala and Deepti Naval in pivotal roles. The rights of this film are now owned by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment.
Happy New Year is a 2014 Indian musical heist action drama film directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The film has an ensemble cast, which includes Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Himesh Reshammiya, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff. The film was distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films. The film marked a third collaboration of Khan with the director; they previously worked on Main Hoon Na (2004) and Om Shanti Om (2007), the latter of which also featured Deepika Padukone as the female lead.
Fan is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Maneesh Sharma and co-written by Sharma and Habib Faisal. Produced by Aditya Chopra, the film stars Shah Rukh Khan in a double role as filmstar Aryan Khanna and obsessive fan Gaurav Chandna, who look just like each other. Gaurav beats up a rival actor to appease Aryan, but is instead punished by his idol; heartbroken, the fan plans revenge. It also stars Shriya Pilgaonkar and Waluscha de Sousa in supporting roles.
Kajol is an Indian actress who is known for her work in Bollywood films. She made her screen debut in the 1992 film Bekhudi, a commercial failure. She, however, was noted for her performance and went on to sign the 1993 commercially successful thriller Baazigar opposite Shah Rukh Khan. She starred in the 1994 film Udhaar Ki Zindagi, which earned her critical acclaim. This was followed by a role in Yeh Dillagi alongside Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. Kajol featured in five films in 1995. She appeared briefly in the thriller Karan Arjun, and played Simran, an NRI in Aditya Chopra’s romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, both of which ranked among the highest-grossing Bollywood films of the year, and the success of the latter established her career in Bollywood. As of 2014, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is the longest running Indian film. Also in 1995, she appeared in the box-office flops Hulchul and Gundaraj. Her only screen appearance of 1996 was in Bambai Ka Babu, a financial failure.
Zero is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film, written by Himanshu Sharma and directed by Aanand L. Rai. It was jointly produced by Colour Yellow Productions and Red Chillies Entertainment's Gauri Khan, and stars Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. It follows Bauua Singh, a short man from Meerut who, after having difficulty finding a marriage partner, finds a companion in Aafia Bhinder, a NSAR scientist with cerebral palsy. However, film superstar Babita also gets close with him, testing his first relationship. This love triangle takes them to far-off cities, and thrusts Bauua into an adventure to discover both his true love and completeness in a life lived to the fullest.
Vinod Khanna was an Indian actor, producer and politician.