UTV Motion Pictures is a film unit of UTV Software Communications, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.
UTV Group (UTV Software Communications, Bloomberg UTV, and UTV Motion Pictures), was founded in the year 1990 by Rohinton Soli \”Ronnie\” Screwvala. In February 2012 Disney took over UTV. In January 2014, Ronnie exited the media and entertainment sector and now focussing on e-commerce and philanthropy activities
UTV Motion Pictures is one of the leading film studios in India involved in production, marketing, and distribution of films in India and worldwide
UTV Motion Pictures\’ films have represented India at the Academy awards through films like Rang De Basanti(2006), Harishchandrachi Factory (2009), Peepli Live(2010) and Barfi! (2012)
Managing Director – M. Saravanan
CEO – Siddharth Roy Kapur – 2006-16
On September 1, 2016, Disney India announced that it was ending film production in the Indian film industry thus putting UTV into an uncertain future with the current head of the studio reportedly leaving immediately.