What do you call an entire theatre production based on puns? A play on words.
But, when it comes to movies, Bollywood is one of the largest film industries in the world, as it releases more movies one can even watch. Located in the city of dreams, Mumbai is a place where you have to be if you have hopes of making it big in Bollywood.
All these movies that are released require a production house, and Mumbai is the hub of some of the most iconic production houses.
Here are the top production houses in Mumbai:
Red Chillies Entertainment
In 2002, the Badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, and his wife, Gauri Khan, with open arms, as he often does, welcomed the world of production in his life. They launched Red Chillies Entertainment, which has produced some of the iconic movies in the Indian cinema till date.
They produced films like Raees, Dear Zindagi, Badla, My Name is Khan, Zero, Main Hoon Na, Don 2, and many more hit films.
In 1976, the late Yash Johar established Dharma Productions, and from the get-go, produced films that are loved to date. However, he passed away in 2004, and his son, Karan Johar took the helm of the company and continues to produce iconic movies that are loved by the Indian audience.
The company has produced movies like Dostana, Student of the Year, Shershaah, Gehraiyaan, Kal Ho Na Ho, Dhadak, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, and many more super hit movies.
Yash Raj Films
When it comes to Bollywood movies, you can’t miss out on one name, and that is Yash Raj Films. Founded by the late Yash Chopra, in 1970, YRF has become a behemoth in the film industry. Making high-budget iconic movies, from working with the biggest names in Indian cinema history, this company has done it all and managed to stay on top.
The company has produced blockbusters like, Dhoom, Dilwale, Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil to Pagal Hai, Veer-Zaara, Ek Tha Tiger, and many more.
Rajshri Productions is one of the oldest production houses in India. It was established in 1947 and has released the biggest movies the country has ever seen. The movies they produced are enjoyed even after decades of their release, making them one of the most evergreen production houses in Indian cinema history.
The company has produced movies like Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Maine Pyar Kiya, Vivah, Hum Saath-Saath Hain, and many more.
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Eros International Media Ltd. also known as Eros India was established in 1977 by Arjun Lulla and is one of the biggest production companies in India. As of now, the company is managed by his sons, Kishore Lulla and Sunil Lulla. In the year 2020, it merged with STX Entertainment, an American film studio.
The company has produced films like Bajiro Mastani, RamLeela, Badlapur, Cocktail, English Vinglish, Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar, and many more hit stories.
These production houses in Mumbai have made the city a place of dreams. After all, this was the city Shah Rukh Khan caught his break in. And not just him, many other actors have also found inspiration to pursue their big screen dreams in Mumbai.