Ronnie Screwvala

Netflix joins ex-Disney India chief on film

SVOD service Netflix is working up a romantic comedy movie from RSVP, the new production company of former Disney India chief Ronnie Screwvala. Love Per Square Foot is the first mainstream production from India that Netflix will launch internationally, and comes as rival Amazon continues to pour money into original content from the Asian territory. […]

New Indian platform orders Israeli reality series

A new platform that counts former Walt Disney India and UTV boss Ronnie Screwvala as a founder has ordered India’s first digital-first reality TV series. Arré, a name brand based on a colloquial local greeting, has commissioned a local remake of Israeli format Re-Gender from distributor Armoza Formats. Arré is billed as a storytelling platform that […]

Ronnie Screwvala exiting Disney India

The Walt Disney Company India is saying goodbye to its managing director Ronnie Screwvala. Siddharth Roy Kapur, currently Screwvala’s number two, is to replace the outgoing MD on January 1, 2014. Screwvala will remain with the business until June to assist with the handover. He will leave seven years after Disney first invested in his […]