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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

G Dhananjayan appointed UTV South Chief

Cinemimi[Wednesday, February 02, 2011]
Moser Baer G Dhananjayan has been appointed as the Chief - South Business by the reputed media entertainment house UTV for its Motion Pictures division.

UTV had earlier distributed the small budget multiplex film ‘Poi Solla Porom’. Lately the media major co produced the Kamal Haaasn hit ‘Unnaipol Oruvan’. For the new beginning it has already acquired Selvaraghavan directed ‘Irandaam Ulagam’ and will soon take another two new films under them.

Dhananjayan was earlier with Moser Baer, where he set up their Home Entertainment and Film divisions and was instrumental in making it India’s largest Home entertainment Company.

Dhananjayan is known for his producing of meaningful films like Poo, Raman Thediya Seethai and Kanden Kathalai. Now in his new role he will strengthen UTV's southern operations, mainly acquisition and production of Tamil films.

Commenting on Dhananjayan’s appointment, Siddharth Roy Kapur, CEO, Motion Pictures- UTV, said, “We are confident that with the wealth of experience Dhananjayan brings to the table, he will be a valuable addition to the senior management team at UTV and will help lead our efforts to building a strong business in the regional film space, particularly in South India.

G Dhananjayan, Chief, South Business, Motion Pictures- UTV said “UTV has been a front runner in the Hindi film industry and has constantly experimented with path breaking and contemporary cinema, which has been both creatively and commercially successful. In an aim to further strengthen their presence in the South I am looking forward to work with the team in spearheading the business here”.


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