Aman Gill has been appointed as CEO of Balaji Motion Pictures, a 100% subsidiary of Balaji Telefilms Limited. He will assume his new role in early December 2015 as announced today by the company. He will report directly to Mr. Sameer Nair, Group CEO Balaji Telefilms Ltd.
"Aman brilliantly balances creativity with commerce and is most deserving of this position and role. He has vast experience in developing, producing, marketing, distributing and syndicating films in the past with various studios and has worked closely with talent in the agency business" said Mr. Sameer Nair, Group CEO, Balaji Telefilms Ltd.
In his new role Gill will assume all responsibilities spanning film development -- creative, production, marketing, distribution, syndication and will have all division heads report directly to him.
Ekta Kapoor, Joint Managing Director, Balaji Telefilms Limited said, "Aman is a wonderful addition to the management bandwidth we're building at Balaji. Several exciting projects are already in the pipeline over the next few months, which are in various stages of production and we also plan to scale up our movie business in the coming years. With several very interesting initiatives underway, I believe Aman is the ideal professional to lead the charge."
"I'm honored that Ekta and Sameer have entrusted me with this responsibility and position. I look forward working together with a highly talented team to further the formidable brand Balaji Motion Pictures has built over the years and take it to greater heights," added Aman Gill, CEO, Balaji Motion Pictures Limited.
Aman will be serving out his notice period with Junglee Pictures in the interim, where he was the Chief Content Officer since June 2014, and in his tenure the company successfully released two of the most critically and commercially acclaimed films of the year Dil Dhadkane Do and Talvar. Prior to his stint with Junglee Pictures, Gill setup the Film Talent & Literary business at CAA-KWAN from June 2012 - June 2014. He also headed the Acquisition & Domestic Distribution functions at Viacom 18 Motion Pictures from November 2006 to March 2010. He started his career with Applause Entertainment, where he was AVP Content from April 2003 to Nov 2006 where he earned his first film credit as an Executive Producer on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's critically acclaimed film Black.