January 20, 2022

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Sreyashii Sengupta to Head Continental Leisure in Singapore

Veteran film distributor Sreyashii Sengupta has been appointed Southeast Asia CEO for Continental Leisure, a new Singapore-based mostly movie marketing and distribution agency.

The business was registered in January and is controlled by Shibasish Sarkar, previous group CEO of Reliance Leisure and chairman of NASDAQ-shown SPAC firm Global Media Acquisition Corp (IMAQ).

Continental lately taken care of its very first theatrical release, the Singapore distribution of Reliance Entertainment’s Akshay Kumar-starring “Sooryavanshi.” The crime motion film which performed in the Diwali holiday break frame was one of the 1st Bollywood blockbusters to established a theatrical class subsequent the easing of the COVID-19 pandemic and the reopening of cinemas in India.

Continental also dealt with the non-theatrical syndication of a different Reliance Leisure movie, the 2021 Dhanush-starring Tamil language motion thriller film “Jagame Thandhiram.”

Sengupta heads Darpan World-wide, a Singapore-based producer and distributor. Over a 15-calendar year span, she has been concerned in distributing and screening close to 95 motion pictures across many genres and languages, ranging from arthouse to industrial titles. She will continue being active in manufacturing by means of Darpan.

Sengupta designs for Continental to combination and distribute written content other than Indian titles. She expects to require the organization in cross-border collaborations in just Southeast Asia and all over the world, and finally in production. At next week’s Asian Television Forum she will be trying to get to receive movies for multi-territory release inside Southeast Asia, she informed Range.

Sengupta is also an ambassador of the Asian Academy Imaginative Awards, supported by The Infocomm and Media Development Authority (IMDA) Singapore, for the territories of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Cambodia.

“I have had the pleasure of doing the job with Sreyashii Sengupta ideal from the time she started out the very first-ever Indian film pageant in Singapore. She possesses wealthy knowledge, extensive understanding and is a veteran distributor in the Southeast Asian marketplace and we are incredibly content to have Sreyashii on board,” claimed Sarkar, in a assertion.

“For an association that goes again many decades Shibasish’s have confidence in in me to guide the enterprise in Southeast Asia in direction of a common eyesight is remarkable and gratifying. I seem forward to the road ahead as a workforce in which we all go ahead with each other. And when that comes about achievement usually takes care of by itself,” stated Sengupta.