Viacom18 Motion Pictures' COO Vikram Malhotra has resigned
from the organisation.
spent a little over two years at Viacom18 Motion Pictures,
Malhotra has decided to pursue his entrepreneurial aspirations.
He will, however, continue in his current capacity till July,
to ensure a smooth and seamless transition. Malhotra also
headed Viacom18's strategic distribution alliance with Paramount
Media Networks Group CEO Sudhanshu Vats said, "Vikram
has admirably led the reboot of this business to put Viacom18
Motion Pictures amongst the top players in the industry.
Over the last two years, we have had tremendous success,
stretched the envelope and redefined the rules of Hindi
Cinema, making critically acclaimed films that were commercial
successful as well. We have an impressive lineup ahead with
movies like Chashme Badoor, Bhag Milka Bhag, Madras Cafe
on the development, Malhotra added, "I have had a personally
fulfilling and proud time at Viacom18 Motion Pictures and
am privileged to have lead a talented team that redefined
many a things in both production and distribution of Hindi
as well as Hollywood films (marketing and distribution of
the last two years, Viacom18 Motion Pictures has had hits
like Tanu Weds Manu, Pyaar Ka Punchnama, Shaitan and superhits
like Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, OMG - Oh My God!, Son
of Sardaar and the recently released Special 26 and Saheb
Biwi Gangster Returns.
its strategic alliance with Paramount Pictures, Viacom18
Motion Pictures also released some of the biggest Hollywood
grosses in India like Transformers: Dark of the Moon and
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol.