Balaji Motion Pictures ropes in Aman Gill as the new CEO

MUMBAI- Balaji Telefilms Limited has roped in Aman Gill as the CEO of Balaji Motion Pictures. Gill, in his new role, will assume all responsibilities spanning film development ranging from creative, production, marketing, distribution, syndication and will have all division heads report directly to him. He will take up the new position from early December 2015.

Talking about the new appointment, Balaji Telefilms Ltd. group CEO Sameer Nair asserted, "Aman brilliantly balances creativity with commerce and is most deserving of this position and role. He has vast experience in developing, producing, marketing, distributing and syndicating films in the past with various studios and has worked closely with talent in the agency business".

Aman will be serving out his notice period with Junglee Pictures in the interim, where he was the chief content officer since June 2014. In his tenure the company successfully released two of the most critically and commercially acclaimed films of the year Dil Dhadkane Do and Talvar. Gill has also setup in the past, the film talent and literary business at CAA-KWAN from June 2012 to June 2014. He also headed the acquisition and domestic distribution functions at Viacom 18 Motion Pictures.

Gill started his career with Applause Entertainment, where he was AVP Content. Here he earned his first film credit as an executive producer for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's critically acclaimed film Black.

“Aman is a wonderful addition to the management bandwidth we're building at Balaji. Several exciting projects are already in the pipeline over the next few months, which are in various stages of production and we also plan to scale up our movie business in the coming years. With several very interesting initiatives underway, I believe Aman is the ideal professional to lead the charge”, said Balaji TelefilmsLimited joint managing director Ekta Kapoor.

Speaking about his new hiring Gill added, “I’m honored that Ekta and Sameer have entrusted me with this responsibility and position. I look forward to work together with a highly talented team to further the formidable brand that Balaji Motion Pictures has built over the years and take it to greater heights.

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