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Parvez Damania's One More Thought launched with 9 films

February 6, 2008 7:50:20 PM IST
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As they say 'There is no business like the show business'. And of late Bollywood seems to have discovered the way to do business. No wonder then that the best of talent across sectors is looking at films with a renewed enthusiasm… One that goes beyond the glitz and glamour and looks at it as a business proposition.

ONE MORE THOUGHT ENTERTAINMENT a film production company launched by Azam Khan and Parvez Damania announced its plans to produce twelve movies in the next two years. At a glittering launch held at Hotel J W Marriott, One More Thought Entertainment Pvt Limited unveiled its logo steering its entry into the entertainment arena. Sharing the Dias with Azam Khan and Parvez Damania were the Nine directors who are directing OMT movies.

Launched with a vision to provide quality entertainment and out of box concepts across genres, One More Thought has signed up NINE topnotch directors for its twelve ambitious projects to be released in the next two years. These are established directors like Sangeeth Sivan, Ravi Rai, Jagmohan Mundhra, Ashwini Chaudhary, Kundan Shah, Mahesh Kothare, T Rajiv Kumar, Sashi Sudigala and Ajay Chandok.

Speaking on the occasion Azam Khan, Executive Director, One More Thought said, "One More Thought is conceived with the idea of producing out of box movies, concepts that are unique but have entertainment as the core element. We are determined to provide a canvas to these directors who are brimming with unique ideas, stories and new concepts. We intend to produce these twelve movies in two years time span."

Parvez Damania, Executive Director, One More Thought affirmed, "We have come together to make films that make good commercial sense and provide wholesome entertainment. Market forces will determine our choices but at the same time we would do our bit to promote socially relevant cinema as well as in the case of our Marathi film TINGYA."

One More Thought's first film TINGYA a marathi film, produced by Ravi Rai has already won critical acclaim in various festivals as best film, it's actor - the small boy... an absolute non-actor who stays in the village on which the story is based, has won the best actor award. TINGYA is short listed for Indian Panorama and is also scheduled to be screened at the forthcoming MAMI. TINGYA will be released in theatres on the 29th of Feb this month.

ONE MORE THOUGHT ENTERTAINMENT's second project currently on floors is KHALBALI HAI KHALBALI directed Ajay Chandok starring Nikhil Dwivedi, Sadaa, Rajpal Yadav, Chunkey Pandey, Shruti Seth, Jhonny Lever, Govind Namdev, Shakti Kapoor apart from a host of other talented artists. First Shoot schedule is currently on in Mumbai and 2nd and 3rd is scheduled to be in Bangkok. Music is given by the talented duo Sajid-Wajid. KHALBALI HAI KHALBALI will be ready for release by August this year.



Apart from this, Ajay Chandok will be directing one more movie for One More Thought Entertainment. Ashwini Chaudhary will making be making 3 films for OMT and his first project will go on floors in April. T Rajiv Kumar, will be directing 2 movies for OMT and his first project rolls in May this year. While Sangeeth Sivan will produce two movies for OMT.

Jagmohan Mundhra, who has directed movies like BAWANDAR, PROVOKED will be directing a film starting 1st June. Mahesh Kothare, well known Marathi actor / director will direct 2 movies - Hindi film rolls in May and a Marathi that will go on floors in August this year.

Sasi Mudugala, who has assisted on several projects Like IQBAL, MORNING RAGA, etc. will roll his film in July 08. Director of iconic movie JAANE BHI DO YAARON - Kundan Shah will direct a film for OMT in 2009.

All these directors are backed by OMT team of over eighty experienced and dedicated professionals handpicked from amongst the best in the business. All experts at thinking through and ironing out the chinks in the project even before they occur, making the entire process run at maximum efficiency, much like a well oiled machine.

It is with this vision and ideas that Azam Khan, a veteran in the industry who has been associated with movies like SARKAR, D, RISK, GOLMAAL, PARTNER, DARNA MANA HAI, EK HASEENA THI and AB TAK CHAPPAN amongst others and joined hands with noted aviation expert Parvez Damania. With over two decades of experience of strategizing, investing coupled with his expertise in production practices, publicity management and film techniques, it was a natural progression form Azam Khan for running and administering the company.

One More Thought launched


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