A film production house based in Mumbai, Red Chillies Entertainments was founded in 2002 and ever since, the company has been on a steady growth curve in the sphere of motion picture production and distribution. Red Chillies Entertainments has branched itself into other domains of production as well, and currently parents Film Production, VFX - special effects, Television shows, TVC, and Multi-media Equipment management.
For over a decade, Red Chillies Entertainments has witnessed success in several genres, from huge blockbusters like 'Om Shanti Om', 'Main Hoon Na', 'Chalte Chalte', 'Asoka' and 'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani' to critically acclaimed films like 'Billu'. In 2005 'Paheli' was India's official entry to the Oscars. Since its inception, the movies produced by Red Chillies have also won several popular and critical awards.
Chennai Express, Red Chillies Entertainments' latest venture is a film starring Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan. It is a first collaboration between Red Chillies Entertainments and director Rohit Shetty. The film revolves around a romance that blossom in a man's life aboard the Chennai Express, during the course of his journey from Chennai to Rameswaram. It also includes a fair share of action and entertainment, which is sure to leave fans on the edge of their seats!
Apart from production, Red Chillies also features a unique, state-of-the-art visual effects studio, Red Chillies VFX, which brought Hollywood's slick sophistication to Indian cinema. VFX is a private company with a focus to provide visual effects to the motion picture industry and has produced several successful films. In 2006, 'Don - The Chase Begins Again' won European accolades for Best Special Effects. A year later, the Star Screen Awards singled out 'Om Shanti Om', for best visual effects (2007). The film also made a clean sweep, winning all the special effects awards for the year 2007. In 2008, VFX followed up on its winning streak by clutching all the biggies to expand its awards arsenal with the Filmfare, Zee Lux, IIFA (Bangkok), Screen, Indy's & Apsara Producer's Guild Awards. The new 10,000 sq. ft VFX. studio facility has some of the best talent & equipment in the country.
The last release of Red Chillies, and box office record-breaking movie Ra.One (2011), still stands as Bollywood's very first futuristic movie with stunning visual effects and state-of-art production technique and included an impressive star cast comprising of Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Rampal and Kareena Kapoor.
Red Chillies Entertainments has spread its wings to the television industry with the successful shows like 'Ishaan', 'Tere Mere Beach Mein', 'Ghar Ki Baat Hai', 'First Ladies with Abu Sandeep' and telefilms like 'Like I Love You' and 'Love Ho Jaane De'.
Red Chillies TVC Division produces commercials for global brands like Pepsi, Nokia, Hyundai, ITC and Emami. The company has now spread its wings to the television industry and is producing shows for the small screen. The prestigious panel of directors includes some of the most successful names from the film industry as well as acclaimed masters of ad films.
In 2008, with the desire to amalgamate entertainment with sports, Red Chillies introduced and bought Kolkata Knight Riders Cricket franchise in the Indian Premier League, promoted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
With global entertainment conglomerates evincing keen interest in the
company, Red Chillies Entertainment is set to blitzkrieg the world of media.