Uniting the worlds of film, music, sports education and eSports, Big Bang Media Ventures and New Horizons Alliance (NHA) have joined hands in a truly transformative merger. The combined entity, which retains the name BBMVPL, looks set to become a dominant multi-hyphenate entertainment and learning ecosystem.
Big Bang Media Ventures Pvt Ltd is the co-promoter of Phantom Films & Mythovse Studios, ranked among India’s leading and most respected content houses, and the founding investor of creator-led businesses such as Collective Artists Network, BGBNG Music, Big Bang Social. BBMVPL through its various businesses has been the treasurer of choice for tech media platforms like Netflix, Instagram, YouTube, Spotify, Disney+ to name a few.
On the cinema front, along with under-production Ramayan, India’s biggest feature film to date, BBMVPL’s first Mythovverse mega-series, Mahabharata, was recently announced by Disney at the prestigious D23 Expo.
New Horizons Alliance Pvt Ltd is one of the country’s leading education companies in the field of sports (AISTS INDIA) and eSports (NASEF India). NHA is also developing an eSports business across Asia and the Middle East with the International ESports Federation (IESF).
With this merger, BBMVPL becomes the glue that connects generations and geographies across their entertainment and skill needs.
Madhu Mantena, will continue with BBMVPL as Founder and Chief Creative Officer and Rabbinate Gil will take over the reigns of BBMVPL as CEO and CEO. Madhu is one of India’s most progressive and respected film producers and a pioneer in media entrepreneurship. A respected banker, Ravneet headed two of India’s largest banks during his illustrious banking career, and built NHA to fuel the future of sports and eSports business in India.
comment on the merger, Madhu said, “It is a matter of privilege for me and for BBMVPL that my mentor, Mr. Manmohan Shetty, who needs no introduction to the media world, will head the board as its non-executive chairman. This merger enables BBMVPL to transform from an entertainment production company to a full-fledged content company over the next few years with equal focus on entertainment, education and sports. I am very excited and look forward to working under the leadership of Rabanit in helping to direct BBMVPL towards the high goals he has set for the company.”
rabbi the city, “As education becomes more audio-visual and e-sports more integral to the creator economy, content curation becomes a game changer. Madhu is not only a creative genius but also a visionary and I believe that this merger will reorient the space in which we operate and strengthen the market leadership position of our businesses” .