Kishore Lulla
Courtesy Kishore Lulla
India United Kingdom
2018

Eros International

Kishore
Lulla

Executive Chairman / Producer

The world’s biggest Bollywood distributor, Lulla is not based in India. His Eros’ legal seat is in the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea, and it has a New York share listing, with a distribution network that extends across 50 global territories, including being in the forefront of Indian cinema’s entry into the Chinese market. Only Hollywood studios have wider releasing networks. Lulla has leveraged that strength, taking the group into finance, production and proprietary VOD platform Eros Now, which has some 100 million registered users, including 8 million paying subscribers. Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries has a 5 percent stake in Eros. The company was accused of misrepresentation of revenues and library in 2015, but the easygoing Lulla laughed it off 
and won in court.

Career

  • Eros International
  • B4U
  • Sun Valley Conference

Education

  • University of Mumbai (India)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
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India's Eros Fast-Forwards to Asia's Film Future

India's Eros Fast-Forwards to Asia's Film Future

Bollywood distribution giant Eros Intl. is positioning itself to explode in the Indian and Asian regional film industries via co-productions between India and China. And Eros chairman Kishore Lulla says that producing the first $1 billion-grossing film from Asia is now a corporate objective.“The idea of a $1 billion grossing movie from Asia is no longer unrealistic," Lulla told Variety in Cannes. "China has proved that it can make movies that gross $400 million at the box office. Indian movies are now...

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