Veteran movie distributor Sreyashii Sengupta has been appointed Southeast Asia CEO for Continental Leisure, a new Singapore-based movie advertising and marketing and distribution company.
The business was registered in January and is controlled by Shibasish Sarkar, former team CEO of Reliance Leisure and chairman of NASDAQ-outlined SPAC enterprise Worldwide Media Acquisition Corp (IMAQ).
Continental lately taken care of its first theatrical release, the Singapore distribution of Reliance Entertainment’s Akshay Kumar-starring “Sooryavanshi.” The criminal offense action movie which played in the Diwali holiday getaway body was 1 of the first Bollywood blockbusters to established a theatrical study course pursuing the easing of the COVID-19 pandemic and the reopening of cinemas in India.
Continental also taken care of the non-theatrical syndication of another Reliance Entertainment film, the 2021 Dhanush-starring Tamil language action thriller film “Jagame Thandhiram.”
Sengupta heads Darpan International, a Singapore-based producer and distributor. More than a 15-calendar year span, she has been involved in distributing and screening shut to 95 films across several genres and languages, ranging from arthouse to professional titles. She will continue to be energetic in output by Darpan.
Sengupta plans for Continental to mixture and distribute material other than Indian titles. She expects to involve the organization in cross-border collaborations inside of Southeast Asia and all over the world, and sooner or later in creation. At up coming week’s Asian Television Discussion board she will be seeking to get films for multi-territory release inside Southeast Asia, she informed Range.
Sengupta is also an ambassador of the Asian Academy Resourceful Awards, supported by The Infocomm and Media Development Authority (IMDA) Singapore, for the territories of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Cambodia.
“I have had the satisfaction of doing work with Sreyashii Sengupta correct from the time she began the initially-ever Indian movie festival in Singapore. She possesses abundant expertise, large know-how and is a veteran distributor in the Southeast Asian market and we are quite delighted to have Sreyashii on board,” claimed Sarkar, in a assertion.
“For an association that goes back many a long time Shibasish’s have confidence in in me to guide the business enterprise in Southeast Asia towards a popular eyesight is fascinating and rewarding. I search ahead to the road forward as a group where we all go forward together. And when that comes about achievements usually takes care of itself,” said Sengupta.