Disney India to exit from Hindi film production business after heavy losses

There is some bad news for the industry. One of the leading studios in Bollywood, Disney India has decided to exit from Hindi film industry.

In 2012, Walt Disney collaborated with UTV for movie production business. They have given huge hits to the industry including Bollywood's highest grosser PK.

However according to the report published on Economics Times, Disney is gearing up to pull out of this partnership with UTV, citing loses and an unviable partnership. They will be going to focus on its Hollywood films distribution and television and licensing and merchandising business.

Sidharth Roy Kapoor will also say farewell to UTV after the end of this year. Media was abuzz with rumours that Sidharth might be joining his friend Screwvala, who started UTV Motion Pictures and sold it to Disney in 2012. Incidentally, Screwvala is also planning to get back into the film production business with his new company RSVP.

Disney India

That scenario was already predicted as UTV have to suffer from heavy losses recently. They had big flops like Tamasha, Phantom, Saala Khadoos, Fitoor and Mohenjo Daro. Only one release Baaghi turned out to be a success in the recent time. On the other hand, they earned huge profits from Hollywood films The Jungle Book and Captain America Civil War.

As of now UTV has two films in the pipeline. One is Aamir Khan starrer Dangal releasing on Christmas and other is Ranbir Kapoor's Jagga Jasoos.

Via Economics Times

5 comments on “Disney India to exit from Hindi film production business after heavy losses”

  1. Dont worry Aamirs Dangal will recover all the losses same as biggest grosser and biggest profitable film PK

  2. PK was one of the bad-luckiest movie for all (associate with)

    Vidhu Vinod Wazir &Broken horse UTTER FLOPS
    Rajkumar hirani Sala kuddon UTTER FLOP

    and Disney India
    Tamasha, Phantom, Saala Khadoos, Fitoor and Mohenjo Daro :P lol Classics in 'Flop category'

    Next Dongal ... Waiting for another biggest disaster in the history

  3. @[email protected] What about Your Sero Life Who always parking after Lengandary Heros Like Aamir Khan and Vidhu Vinod Sir without Reason' Think This time After the DANGAL release You end To Hang Your Piece of shitt and without respect Life!!!

  4. Aamir recover kar lega. Abe ghanta recover karega gaye salman aamir shahrukh ke din.sultan dekhlo wednesday par release hui phir bhi 300 tak hi pahuch pai wo bhi eid ke Hollyday pe. India me intolerance hai na wo to amir ko hum intolerance gift me dene wale hai Christmas pe dangal release to hone do

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