GV Films was established in the year 1989 by G Venkateswaran who was a Chartered Accountant by profession. The main object of the company was production and distribution of feature films in various languages. This was the first company in the movie business in India to get listed in the Indian bourses with permission from the government and having shareholders through the length and breadth of India.
The company's contribution to the South Indian Film Industry is enormous more particularly to the Tamil Film Industry which is the third biggest in India next to Hindi and Telugu Film Industry.
GV Films re-grouped with a brand new team of professionals, with rich experience and varied background, who has core competencies in niche areas, GV Films is all poised for a great take off.
The company’s issue was oversubscribed by 7.8 times with over 30,000 investors from the public. G V Films entered into a tie-up with Japan’s Sony to manufacture compact discs (CDs) for the first time in India, which were hitherto imported.
a) Production and distribution of feature films in various languages
b) Multiplexes - Shanthi and Kamala Multiplexes