Film producer, marketeer and distributor Shiladitya Bora has launched his own media company ‘Platoon One Films’ headquartered in Mumbai.
This freshly minted boutique studio already has an impressive slate lined up for the latter half of the year. Their projects include producing a thriller, Ophir, directed by Atul Sabharwal (writer-director of Arjun Kapoor-starrer Aurangzeb) and a romantic comedy Chumbak directed by Abir Sengupta (writer-director of Jomer Raja Dilo Bor).
The company will also be distributing and syndicating films such as Daxkin Chhara’s Sameer starring Mohd Zeeshan Ayub and Anjali Patil, Rakhi Sandilya’s Ribbon starring Kalki Koechlin and Sumeet Vyas, and Milind Dhaimade’s Tu Hai Mera Sunday starring Barun Sobti and Shahana Goswami.
“With Platoon One, I want to take films from script to screen by providing full turnkey solutions for motion pictures. The vision is to curate engaging stories which will appeal to audiences across the board, to the masses as well as the cinephiles,” said Mr. Bora.
The former Drishyam Films’ CEO, had earlier conceptualized and successfully run the country’s leading indie release banner PVR Director’s Rare, during his stint with the PVR Group. In the last few years, he has been instrumental in the theatrical release and distribution of more than 90 independent films.
As Drishyam Films CEO, Mr. Bora released their critically acclaimed films such as “Masaan”, “Dhanak” and “Waiting”, as well as serve as an associate producer on the upcoming “Newton” and “Rukh”.