Magazine article Screen International

Lionsgate India Appoints Maitreyee Dasgupta as Creative Head

Magazine article Screen International

Lionsgate India Appoints Maitreyee Dasgupta as Creative Head

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Dasgupta worked at Viacom18 Motion Pictures on hits like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Gangs Of Wasseypur.

Lionsgate has appointed production executive Maitreyee Dasgupta as creative head of its new Mumbai-based outpost, Lionsgate India.

Reporting to Lionsgate India managing director Rohit Jain, Dasgupta will oversee local productions and co-productions across film, television and digital platforms under both the Lionsgate and Starz brands.

Working with local partners, her role will entail bringing global formats to India for local-language remakes and also supervising the co-production of original content. She will also work closely with Jain to build Lionsgate India’s strategy for television and digital productions in the territory.

Dasgupta worked for four years as senior supervising producer for Viacom18 Motion Pictures, where she worked on critically acclaimed hits such as Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Madras Café, and Gangs Of Wasseypur. …

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