Bachchans, Reliance launch joint venture for film production

Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan's AB Corp and Anil Ambani's Reliance Big Entertainment (RBE) have entered into a joint venture for film production.

Four directors Rohan Sippy, Sujoy Ghosh, Chandraprakash Dwivedi and Balki have been selected to kick start the joint venture of the two stalwarts from the entertainment and business field.

CEO of AB Corp P. Ramesh said: "We have entered into a deal in which we will be producing films with RBE. Four directors have been finalised to start our projects.

"Abhishek will be in Sippy's film while Big B will be part of Ghosh and Dwivedi's films. However, the father-son duo will together feature in R.Balakrishna's film."

Asked about the presence of Bachchan in other films, Ramesh said: "It will depend on the demand of the script."

As far as creative inputs, production management, finance and profit are concerned both the companies will share them equally, Ramesh said.

Both the companies are also planning to venture jointly for producing television content, but nothing is finalized yet, Ramesh added

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