PVR Pictures names Gianchandani president
Former COO moves from Reliance Big PicturesNEW DELHI -- Mumbai-based distribution and production banner PVR Pictures announced Wednesday the appointment of Kamal Gianchandani as president.
PVR Pictures was previously headed by Uday Singh, the former MD of Sony Pictures India, who resigned early this year and co-founded film fund Cause Entertainment.
Based out of Mumbai, Gianchandani, 38, was earlier COO of Reliance Big Pictures where his projects included the biggest hit in Indian cinema history, 2009's comedy blockbuster “3 Idiots."
Additionally, Gianchandani was also COO of Reliance's movie rental service Big Flix and its movie streaming portal bigflix.com.