Viacom18 Motion Pictures COO, Vikram Malhotra has quit the organisation after nearly two years.
According to IndianTelevision, he will, however, continue in his current capacity till July, to ensure a smooth and seamless transition. Malhotra also headed Viacom18’s strategic distribution alliance with Paramount Pictures International.
Viacom18 Media Networks Group CEO Sudhanshu Vats said, “Vikram has admirably led the reboot of this business to put Viacom18 Motion Pictures amongst the top players in the industry. Over the last two years, we have had tremendous success, stretched the envelope and redefined the rules of Hindi Cinema, making critically acclaimed films that were commercial successful as well. We have an impressive lineup ahead with movies like Chashme Badoor, Bhag Milka Bhag, Madras Cafe and Boss.”
Commenting on the development, Malhotra added, “I have had a personally fulfilling and proud time at Viacom18 Motion Pictures and am privileged to have lead a talented team that redefined many a things in both production and distribution of Hindi as well as Hollywood films (marketing and distribution of Paramount movies).”