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Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali And Reliance Entertainment Team Up To Launch A New Production Company

Anil Ambani owned Reliance Entertainment and filmmaker Imtiaz Ali has announced a joint collaboration to form Window Seat Films, LLP, a 50:50 venture for the production of movies.

This is Reliance Entertainment’s fifth such partnership with an Indian filmmaker to form a production firm. Others include partnerships with Phantom Films (Anurag Kashyap, Madhu Mantena, Vikas Bahl and Vikramaditya Motwane), Rohit Shetty Pictures, Plan C Studios (Neeraj Pandey) and Y NOT Films (S. Sashikanth).

Starting with Socha Na Tha, Imtiaz has made several films including Jab We Met, Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar, Tamasha, Highway and Jab Harry Met Sejal.

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In a statement, the company said that this creative and business partnering will benefit from the artistic abilities of Ali, and the global marketing and distribution capabilities of Reliance Entertainment.

Talking about the partnership, Imtiaz shared, “There is a common vision that Window Seat Films and Reliance Entertainment share in terms of content that we would like to make, the kind of stories that we would like to tell and the way we want to collaborate. Working under this partnership is like working for myself.”

Amitabh Jhunjhunwala, Vice Chairman, Reliance Entertainment, said that they are looking forward to making great movies together. Reliance Entertainment has produced, distributed and released more than 300 films in multiple Indian languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Bengali.