Following the recent announcement of curated global streaming service, MUBI’s expansion into South-East Asia, Guneet Monga joins MUBI as Content Advisor for MUBI India as it expands its operations in the region.
Guneet is an Oscar-winning Executive producer and Bafta-nominated producer, having won an Academy Award for her short film PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE, and has to her credit films including the smash hits like THE LUNCHBOX and GANGS OF WASSEYPUR.
At MUBI India, Guneet Monga will take on the position of Content Advisor and take forward the overall programming and acquisitions strategy for MUBI India. She brings with her a wealth of experience within the Indian film industry that will help define the content profile.
Guneet Monga, film producer said, “I've been a fan of MUBI for many years now. To see a new curated film everyday through my own little window to the world of cinema, has brought me unparalleled joy. And now, as the MUBI India content strategy consultant, I am thrilled to be a part of the Times Bridge – MUBI partnership, and share with the Indian audiences the delight that this platform can be. Looking forward to bringing movies from across languages and film industries to MUBI India and watching them with the rest of the country. I will, alongside this wonderful opportunity, continue to produce movies and build my company, Sikhya entertainment.”
MUBI recently announced that it is expanding into South-East Asia, with offices now open in Kuala Lumpur running a localised service for the platform, and further plans to launch across more territories in the fast-developing region.
By the end of the year, MUBI India will host a channel dedicated to curated Indian cinema as part of its offering to audiences here.