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Business opportunities in India

India is the largest producer of movies in the world; produces more than 900 movies a year - significantly more than the USA

The cinema of India consists of films produced across India, including the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. The cinema as a medium gained popularity in the country as many as 1,000 films in various languages of India were produced annually.[1] Expatriates in countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States continue to give rise to international audiences for Indian films of various languages.


Automatic approval is available for the following :

* Upto 74% FDI in advertising sector

* Upto 100% FDI in film industry (i.e. film financing, production, distribution, exhibition, marketing and    associated    activities relating to film industry) subject to the following:

(i)   Companies with an established track record in films, TV, music, finance and insurance would be permitted.

(ii) The company should have a minimum paid up capital of US $ 10 million if it is the single largest equity         shareholder and at least US $ 5 million in other cases.

(iii) Minimum level of foreign equity investment would be US $ 2.5 million for the single largest equity         shareholder and    US $ 1 million in other cases.

(iv) Debt equity ratio of not more than 1:1, i.e., domestic borrowings shall not exceed equity.

The Central Board of Film Certification (popularly known as the Censor Board) is a government of India regulatory body and censorship board of India controlled by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. It reviews, rates and censors motion pictures, television shows, television ads, and promotional material. It regulates the public exhibition of films in India under the provisions of The Cinematograph Act 1952. [1] Films can be publicly exhibited in India only after certification by the Board.

We represent Central Board of film Certification (Censor Board), area of copy right, shooting permissions, advice and alteration in script, represent in all concern private and government bodies and institution.  We negotiate, talk and represent film production houses, financial institutions, directors, actors, script writers etc., as per requirement of client.

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