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Siddharth Roy Kapur to form a production company with Aamir Khan after Disney India films closure
August 26, 2016 1:06:48 PM IST By Glamsham Editorial
DANGAL will be the last release of the Indian arm of The Walt Disney Co – Disney India as it closes its production business in India from January next year.
SIDDHARTH ROY KAPUR AND AAMIR KHAN
Siddharth Roy Kapur MD of the Indian division of the Walt Disney group that also owns UTV Motion pictures is likely to join Aamir Khan to form a production and distribution company.
Siddharth Roy Kapur is heading the Indian arm of the American conglomerate since 2014.
It is learnt that both Kapur and Disney had agreed not to renew the contract which ends by January 2017 due to losses incurred and the group will concentrate on Hollywood production and distribution.
The company is likely to make an official announcement by September 09. Meanwhile top sources from the market are buzzing the union of Siddharth Roy Kapur with Aamir Khan to form a production, distribution and digital projection company in which distributor Anil Thadani and Karan Johar may partner.
It is learnt that a sizeable stake in United Mediaworks Pvt. Ltd which claims big presence in the Hindi heartland of India has being acquired for the same.