Ram Kaashyap Investment (RKIL) was incorporated on December 3, 1993 as a Public Limited Company under the Companies Act, 1956.
Earlier, company was fully engaged in Consumer durable financing in association with Videocon leasing and Industrial Finance Limited. The company had carried its business operations in the above mentioned fields up to the year 1999 effectively. But after 1999, the scenario changed due to the big entry of private banks; the retail loan facility got easier.
The company has been excluded from the category NBFC and it was of the opinion to look after other feasible business instead NBFC, as it has closed its all operation in NBFC business. Then, the company started pursuing its one of the existing business i.e., investment and securities trading business as viable and feasible.
RKIL is having adequate knowledge and capability in all technical and business aspects. Now it is into acquisition of two companies and is into diversification into new channel of business vis-à-vis media and web streaming.
RKIL is in the process of acquiring two companies viz. Tamil Box Office (India) Private Limited and Pix Aalaya Studios Private Limited. With these acquisitions RKIL will be involved actively in various segments such as trading in overseas rights of south Indian films, operating Tamil Box Office (TBO) - a 24 x 7 Tamil movie channel, web streaming of south Indian movies and other content, animation and gaming and trading in overseas rights of south Indian films.
Tamil Box Office- TBO is already operated by RKIL’s step down subsidiary in Singapore in territories viz. Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Middle East. After completion of acquisition, RKIL will draw expansion plans for taking the channel to more territories in the coming months.
RKIL’s area of operations are to acquire overseas rights of Tamil and Telugu movies and marketing them in territories like Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Middle East, South Africa, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand where the South Indian diaspora form a substantial part of the population.
Web streaming of South Indian movies and other content- The company has internet rights of over 2000 movies at its disposal and webstreaming of Tamil and Telugu movies would commence very shortly.
Animation and Gaming- By acquiring Pix Aalaya Studios, RKIL will foray in animation and gaming industry.
Pix Aalaya Studios is into business of offering animation content creation for new teaching methodologies in elementary schools; for medical science and for visualizing various mechanical industrial machineries.
The shares of the company are listed on Madras Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange.