Cinestaan Entertainment Launched
Cinestaan Entertainment Private Limited, founded by Rohit Khattar unveiled its plans to produce films. Khattar, a creative entrepreneur with interests in hospitality and entertainment, is Founder and Chairman of Cinestaan and Anand Mahindra is a major investor. The company plans to soon foray into television and internet services as well.
Cinestaan’s first subsidiary, the Cinestaan Film Company is delighted to announce its foray into film production with a three-film agreement with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s ROMP Pictures.
Rohit Khattar, Founder Chairman says, “I am delighted to announce the launch of Cinestaan Entertainment in partnership with Anand Mahindra. We share a common vision and similar tastes in story telling which shall, we hope, manifest in some good films. Cinestaan is committed to preserving the rich legacy of our cinema heritage for which we are working on several initiatives including an oral histories television project that shall celebrate the memories and contributions of our screen legends.
To begin our film slate with a prodigal talent like Rakeysh Mehra is an incredible high and we are excited about developing these films with him. Cinestaan shall announce some more projects soon.”
Cinestaan Film Company’s first film as a co-production with ROMP Pictures will be the Rakeysh Mehra directed ‘Mirziya’. The second film ‘Fanney Khan’, is an official remake of an Oscar Nominated film to be directed by Nitin Kakkar, the National Award Winner for Best Film “Filmistaan” in 2013. The third film (yet untitled) shall again be directed by Rakeysh Mehra.