Viacom 18 Studios is a production and distribution company founded in 2006. The company is a subsidiary of Network 18 and Paramount Networks EMEAA venture having its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Viacom owns the large share of the production studios they is why it also distributes films of Paramount Pictures in India. Many films have been produced and distributed under this name, including OMG, Special 26,
, etc. Following are the top movies produced under this banner.
1. Jugjugg Jeeyo
Jugjugg Jeeyo is a Hindi comedy-drama movie released in 2022. The movie was directed by
and produced under Dharma Productions and Viacom 18 Studios. The movie grossed over 136 crores worldwide. The film Jugjugg Jeeyo was nominated for six awards and received two, including Best Supporting Actor and Best Female Playback Singer. The story narrated Kuldeep and Naina, who have loved each other since school and married each other. They both work in Toronto, Canada, Kuldeep is frustrated with the new job of Naina, and on their wedding anniversary they both confess to each other about their marital life and plan to divorce. The film starred Neetu Kapoor,
, and others.
2. Shimla Mirch
Shimla Mirch is a Hindi romantic comedy-drama movie released on the 3rd of January 2020. The film’s director was
, and produced under Viacom 18 Studios. The film stars
, Rajkumar Rao, and
Rakul Preet Singh
in lead roles. The story depicts Avinash, an ex-translator at the Japanese Embassy in India. He visits a temple with his family, where he meets Naina and falls in love with her. His family also encountered Naina and likes her and wants Avi to marry her. Naina’s father was separated from her, while her mother didn’t sign a divorce because she still loved him.
Padmaavat is an India Historical romantic-drama movie released in the year 2018. The film’s director was
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
produced under Viacom 18 Studios. The film starred
, and others. The film depicts Alauddin Khilji, who is appointed as the general of Jalalauddin’s army. In Singhal, Princess Padmavati unknowingly wounds the Rajput King of Mewar, Maharawal Ratan Singh. He reveals about his travel to Singhal, and they fall in love with each other. Ratan Singh asks her father for her hand, and with his permission, they get married. Alauddin comes to know about Padmavati’s beauty and wants to have her.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a comedy romantic-drama movie released in 2017. The film’s director was
Shree Narayan Singh
, and it was produced under Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. The film stars
and in lead roles. The story depicts Keshav, son of a superstitious priest, living in a village Nandgaon. Keshav marries an educated girl, Jaya, and on her first morning, she goes to the field for the early hours, but returned agitated, and insists on a toilet at the home. Keshav convinces his sarpanch and other villagers to construct a toilet in the village. With Jaya’s help, he contracts the concerned authority to build a toilet in his house.
Queen is an Indian Bollywood comedy-drama movie released on the 7th of March 2014. The film’s director was
, and it was produced under Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Phantom Films. The film starred ,
in lead roles. The story depicts a 24-year-old woman, Rani Mehra. A couple of days back from her wedding, her fiancé Vijay Dhingra clears that he doesn’t want to marry her. She asks for her parent’s permission to go alone on her pre-booked honeymoon. Her parents agreed, thinking that I might cheer her up.
Son of Sardaar is a Hindi-language action-comedy movie released on the 13th of November 2012. The film’s director was
, and it was produced under Ajay Devgn FFilms and Viacom 18 Studios. It starred Ajay Devgn,
in lead roles. The story depicts an old rivalry between the Randhawas and the Sandhus. During a fight between two families, Jassi’s father and Balwinder’s uncle killed each other. Balwinder takes a vow to abstain from marriage until he kills the last family member of Randhawas. After years, Jassi comes back, and what happens next makes the story interesting.
Players is a Hindi action-thriller heist movie released in 2012. The duo Abbas-Mustan jointly directed the film, and it was produced under Viacom 18 Studios. It starred
, , and others. The story depicts a great thieve pair of Charlie Mascarenhas and Riya. Charlie’s friend, Raj, was killed by a Russian Mafia and at his funeral, his wife assigned Charlie a CD, with information about the transfer of gold by a train from Russia to Romania. Charlie decides to rob the train with Victor, who hired a criminal team and successfully steals the gold.
8. Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap
Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap is an Indian Bollywood action-drama movie released in 2011. The film’s director was
, and it was produced under Viacom 18 Studios. It starred , Hema Malini,
, and others. The story begins with ACP Karan, who declares that he will remove all gangsters from Mumbai within two months. Here comes Vijju, who refuses to acknowledge that he is aging, comes back to perform his one last job. Vijju reveals, that he is not a contract killer and instead just trying to protect his son, ACP Karan. Previously Vijju was a gangster which led to the separation of him and Sita with his son Karan. Karan has no idea about his father because Sita has never told him about Vijju.
Thackeray is a Marathi film based on the political background of the legendary Balasaheb Thackeray. The director of this movie is Abhijeet Panse, and it was released in 2019 after the 93rd birthday of Balasaheb Thackeray under Viacom 18 Studios. The film’s story depicts the life of Babasaheb Thakeray, the founder of the political party Shiv Sena. The star cast includes
as Balasaheb Thackeray,
as Meena Thackeray, Mukund Gosavi as
, Sachin A. Jayavant as
, and others. The movie reveals the life and struggles in forming the party from the state to the national level. The events of his life became the footsteps for youth and followers to move on them.
10. Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahaani is an Indian Hindi-language comedy-romance and family drama movie released on the 28th of July 2023. The film’s director was
, and it was produced under Viacom 18 Studios and Dharma Productions. The film starred Ranveer Singh, Dharmendra,
, and others. The story depicts Randhawa family who owns prestigious Dhanlakshmi Sweets. Rocky is the grandson of Dhanlakshmi Randhawa who falls in love with
, granddaughter of Jamini.