Vikram Malhotra

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Until recently, the Chief Operating Officer of Viacom18 Motion Pictures, a company he built into one of India’s leading movie studios, Vikram is now pursuing his entrepreneurial spirit with the country’s first independent motion pictures company – Abundantia Entertainment.

Championing the philosophy “quality content is profitable content”, Vikram has been the name behind some of the industry’s most-loved films in recent times. From critically acclaimed box-office hits like Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, LSD, Shaitan, Special 26, Bombay Talkies, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Madras Café and Queen, to mass entertainers like OMG – Oh My God, Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai, Son of Sardaar and Tanu Weds Manu, Vikram has been at the forefront of ushering in the next level of the movies business in India. Under Vikram’s leadership, Viacom18 Motion Pictures also delivered record successes in India for Paramount Pictures International blockbusters like Transformers 3 – Dark Of The Moon, Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Madagascar 3.

Blending creativity with business acumen, Vikram who has also previously headed the motion pictures business at Balaji Telefilms, has set the bar even higher with Abundantia Entertainment, after releasing the first big hit of 2015, ‘Baby’. Vikram’s vision for Abundantia is to produce progressive, sustainable and profitable entertainment and to build Abundantia into a world-class content company.

Prior to entering the Entertainment industry, Vikram has spent more than a decade building brands and businesses across leading companies such as The UB Group (spirits, airlines, sports), Tata Communications (retail internet) and SC Johnson – Draft FCB (FMCG).

A Tennis professional in his early days, Vikram is an avid reader with the business and biographies genres being his favourite.