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Sohan Roy Features In Top 100 Indian Business Owners 2018 By Forbes Middle East

Sohan Roy Features In Top 100 Indian  Business Owners 2018 By Forbes Middle East
Dubai (14-05-2018): UAE-based NRI industrialist Sohan Roy (http://sohanroy.com), Chairman and CEO of Aries Group has been featured in the coveted ‘Top 100 Indian Business Owners in the Arab World 2018’ list released by the Forbes Middle East. This is for the fourth consecutive year he has been featured in the top 50 count on the list. Under the astute vision and leadership of Sohan Roy, a naval architect turned Hollywood director, UAE-based Aries Group has grown exponentially. Aries Group (http://www.ariesgroupglobal.com), today, is one of the largest multinational conglomerates in the Middle East with 47 companies operating in 15 countries across the globe. The diversified group has presence in oil and gas, marine, media, medical, entertainment and tourism sectors. Commenting on the announcement, Sohan Roy said, “It is something special, a recognition for serving the UAE is precious and priceless. I thank the visionary rulers of Middle East for creating vibrant opportunities. NRI entrepreneurs played a crucial role in the development of the region by tapping the potential wisely and effectively. The UAE is the strategic business partner of India and bilateral trade may exceed 100 billion US dollar by 2020. It underlines deep relationship between the UAE and India. And I dedicate this success to my team and business partners.” He highlighted that as part of Vision 2020, the group will double its presence in marine, tourism and entertainment sectors in Middle East and India. Sohan Roy who is the Founder Director of Indywood (www.indywood.co.in) also spearheads Indywood consortium which is backed by 2,000 Indian billionaires and corporate. The 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood aims at initiating 10,000 new 4K projection multiplex screens, 1,00,000 Atmos 4K/2K projection home cinemas, film studios, animation/VFX studios and film schools conforming to international standards. Indywood TV positioned as 24/7 entertainment channel with special focus on movie centric programs and shows is another flagship venture of Indywood. Sohan Roy’s Hollywood directorial venture Dam999 movie had won many national and international accolades. Besides he pioneered the concept of building dual 4K multiplexes and Atmos home cinemas in less space. About Aries Group Aries Marine and Engineering Services established in 1998 is the flagship company of Aries Group. Aries Marine, an ISO certified naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy in Middle East, offers comprehensive range of technical consultancy and project management services to the maritime industry and ship owners worldwide. The group runs Aries Plex, Asia’s first dual 4K projection theatre, at Trivandrum, Kerala. The group also operates Aries Vismaya Max Studio, previously owned by Malayalam film actor Mohanlal. The group employs close to 1600 people across the globe and 400 alone in India. Trivandrum-based Aries Epica Studio, another venture of Aries Group, sprawled across 16,000 sq ft area produces quality animation projects for Europe and Asia based broadcasters. For PR enquiries, please contact; Mukesh M Nair Media Head, Aries Group 9539009983/9846094947 mukesh.nair@indywood.co.in/pr@indywood.co.in...
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Indywood Talent Club announces International Short Film contest. Cash Prize: Rs. 1 Lakh

Indywood Talent Club announces International Short Film contest. Cash Prize: Rs. 1 Lakh
As part of the run-up to its 2018 edition, Indywood Talent Club, an affiliate organization of student clubs set up to promote art and culture under the umbrella of Indywood Talent Hunt, has announced the launch of entries for its international level short film contest. The first round will see the submissions be judged online, and the entries selected for the finals shall be judged and screened during the prestigious 4th Indywood Film Carnival, to be held at HITEX Convention Centre, Hyderabad, from December 1-4, 2018. The deadline for submissions is 24th October, 2018, and the contest carries a prize money of Rs. 1,00,000. Rules & Regulations: Team Size: Up to 25 members Submitted films can be made in any language, with proper subtitles provided. Deadline for first round applications: 6:00 pm IST on Wednesday 24th October 2018. For first Round any theme is applicable. Submission fee: Rs. 1000. Publishing of List of Finalists (Best 25 entries):  October 31st 2018 Final Round (Live Competition): Dec 1st to Dec 4th, HITEX Convention Centre, Hyderabad For the finals, teams will be provided with a theme related to “Indywood Film Carnival-18, 4th Edition”, during the opening ceremony on Dec 1st. Submission by finalists to be made on Dec 4th. Video will be screened during allotted timings (will be provided later) at allotted locations (will be provided later) within Hitex Exhibition Center, Hyderabad. Prize money of INR 1, 00,000 for the winning team Winners stand to also win an opening into the entertainment industry. Winning film will be screened at the Indywood film Carnival-4thEdition, 2018, and will receive free promotions through Indywood TV. To register for the above event, visit www.indywoodtalenthunt.com or contact *Ashiklal: +91 7736301857* *Manaza: +91 9072315944* For more updates follow Indywood Talent Hunt on: *Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/indywoodtalenthunt/* *Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indywoodtalenthunt2017/* Indywood Talent Hunt 2018 Indywood Talent Hunt (ITH) is the country’s premier showcase to discover creative talents in various artistic and cultural domains. Held as part of the prestigious Indywood Film Carnival, ITH has become a stepping stone for India’s young creative talents into films and other avenues of entertainment. Over 20 competitions will be conducted as part of ITH 2018, including the fashion pageant Mr and Miss Indywood. Several celebrities, social influencers and delegates from the film and entertainment industry are expected to grace the occasion as in the preceding years. Indywood Film Carnival 2018 Into its 4th edition, Indywood Film Carnival has been a platform to meet, connect and showcase the best of India’s numerous film industries with national and international stakeholders of cinema. The flagship event of the USD 10 billion Project Indywood initiated by Hollywood filmmaker Sohan Roy, IFC is an annual confluence of film makers, production houses, technology providers and aspiring artists that aims to realize the dream of a unified Indian film industry. Continuing the success streak of its predecessors, Indywood Film Carnival shall return for its fourth edition from Dec 1-5, 2018. The event shall comprise of the All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF), Indywood Film Market, Indywood Talent Hunt, Investors Meet, Excellence Awards and an array of entertainment...
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UAE-based Aries Group’s Indywood Consortium initiated USD 10 billion investment in India and Middle East

UAE-based Aries Group’s Indywood Consortium initiated USD 10 billion investment in India and Middle East
The group unveils Vision 2020; To double the presence in marine, tourism and entertainment sectors Prime focus in building top notch multiplex screens, home cinemas, animation/films schools, film production and organising film festivals The investments will lead to the generation of employment for 1,00,000 people in 5 years NRI tycoon Sohan Roy spearheads Aries Group, one of the largest multinational conglomerates in Middle East. The group operates 47 companies in 15 countries The group will expand its operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Africa, China and Europe Dubai (26:04:2018): The UAE-based Aries Group’s Indywood Consortium has initiated USD 10 billion investment in India and Middle East as part of Vision 2020 said Aries Group Chairman and CEO Sohan Roy. He announced investment while addressing the media persons here on Sunday. “We will increase our market share in marine, tourism and entertainment sector by 2020. In entertainment, we will set up top notch multiplex screens, home cinemas, animation/films schools in India and Middle East. We will invest USD 10 billion in the next five years and it would generate 1,00,000 job opportunities. The details of other ventures will be announced soon,” said Sohan Roy. In addition to this, the group will produce international movies using advanced technology and worldwide distribution. “We will promote young talents through movies and it would be a golden opportunity for them to showcase their talents,” said Roy who is also a Hollywood Director. The Indywood consortium initiated by Aries Group is an umbrella network connecting 2000 influential and wealthy individuals with the latent potential of India’s multi-billion dollar film and entertainment sector. Several leading industrialists from across the globe are already members of the consortium, which was launched recently Hyderabad under Project Indywood The Agenda The consortium plans to produce 1000 movies over the next 5 years, with added focus on the Indian animation and television industry. Integrated dubbing centres and film schools are also part of the process to ensure the readiness of highly skilled talent when it’s time to shoulder the impending cinematic revolution. Through all this, the consortium aims to ensure efficient monetization of Indian cinema’s potential and raise its share in global cinema to 40%. Work has also begun on multi-format cinematic infotainment programmes such as educational content and sporting events that will redefine the theatre sector and make it an avenue of visual entertainment 24×7. Further, several mega film and theatre projects have already been announced by future members of the consortium including India’s most expensive movie- the Rs. 1000 crore Mahabharata, and the world’s 1st 8K multiplex project at Udupi. Work on other similar multiplex projects in India has also been started. The consortium further aims to add 1000 8K Screens in India by 2020, with the capacity to make, screen and show this high end format across the country and abroad. The zeal of the consortium has been recognized by cinema powerhouses such as South Korea, Nigeria, Iceland, Czech Republic and even non-cinema nations such as Saudi Arabia, who have acknowledged the value of film tourism and a global cinematic movement led by Indywood. The consortium hopes to inspire more investors to invest in the country’s cinema industry and manufacture indigenous products for the local industry. To mark the 20th anniversary celebrations, Aries Group has chalked out various CSR and Sustainable energy campaigns. “We will organise awareness campaigns and seminars in association with various corporate, NRI associations, self-help groups etc to promote the importance of CSR and sustainable energy,” said Satheesh Chandran, Director of Aries Group. Aries follows integrated management system (IMS) certified by ISO 9001:2008, 29001,14001 and OHSAS 18001 and constantly strives to meet HSE requirements and equipment condition monitoring...
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TOSHIBA RELEASES NEW, POWERFUL SURVEILLANCE AND VIDEO STREAMING INTERNAL CONSUMER HARD DRIVES

TOSHIBA RELEASES NEW, POWERFUL SURVEILLANCE AND VIDEO STREAMING INTERNAL CONSUMER HARD DRIVES
“The new S300 and V300 series are the latest models to join the consumer internal hard drive lineup and showcase Toshiba’s new consumer color label branding.” Dubai, UAE. — April 17, 2018 — Toshiba Electronic Devices and Storage Corporation and Toshiba Gulf FZE, announces the launch of two new surveillance and video streaming Hard Drives to the consumer internal lineup, the S300 and V300. The S300 surveillance Hard Drive series is available in capacities up to 10TB  and offers support for up to 64 high definition camera  streams. The V300 Video Stream Hard Drive series is available in capacities up to 3TB and suited for all entry level recording and streaming for the home. The S300 Surveillance Hard Drive series offer 24/7 reliability and high performance with large cache size up to 256MB. The S300 performs at up to 7200rpm with a maximum data transfer speed of 248 MB/s . Additionally, the S300 comes with built-in RV sensors to help suppress vibrations in multi hard drive platforms. Available in up to 10TB capacities, the new surveillance hard drive can handle high workloads up to 180TB/year  and supports surveillance network video recorders (sNVR), surveillance digital video recorders (sDVR), hybrid sDVR(analog and IP) and RAID storage arrays for surveillance. The V300 Video Streaming Hard Drive series are designed for reliable video recording and playback, and offers built-in silent seek technology, which results in a quiet operation. The V300 low spin design reduces energy consumption by up to 25% . Available in up to 3TB capacities, the V300 hard drive supports video editing systems, set-top-box (STB), digital video recorders (DVR) and network video recorders (NVR). In addition to the new hard drive models, Toshiba introduces new color branding for each category in the consumer internal hard drive lineup. The new category colors will be displayed on the drive labels and retail shelf packaging to clearly communicate the hard drive category’s use case and device application. The S300 hard drive series comes in a green surveillance label, and the V300 hard drive series in a blue video streaming label. The consumer friendly, easy-to-identify color-coded drive labels and retail shelf packaging makes it easy for consumers to shop for the drive they need. “Toshiba is refreshing the consumer hard drive branding to make internal hard drives more consumer friendly and easier to shop for the right application,” said Santosh Varghese, Vice President|General Manager, Digital Products & Solutions, Toshiba Gulf FZE. “By entering the Surveillance market with a robust lineup of high performance and high reliability hard drive models targeted for the consumer market, Toshiba is offering a drive for every storage application.” Toshiba continues to expand product offerings with higher storage capacity and performance. The new S300 and V300 hard drives further illustrate Toshiba’s efforts to continue offering drives for every consumer storage application from PC, gaming, NAS, and now surveillance and video streaming. The S300 and V300 will be available in April 2018. For details about our consumer hard drive storage products, please visit http://www.toshibamea.com/hard-drives/ Notes: * Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current and believed to be accurate on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice. * Company names, product names, and service names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. About Toshiba Gulf FZE Toshiba Gulf FZE is fully owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, Tokyo. TGFZ’s Digital Products and Solutions division in Dubai, UAE, markets hard disk drives, solid state drives and flash storage products and solutions. Aiming at consumers, retailers, resellers and corporates in Middle East and Africa region.For over 40 years,...
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Anukavyam will help to popularise poems:  V Muraleedharan MP

Anukavyam is an initiative of NRI entrepreneur Sohan Roy to make poetry more popular. With an aim to promote poems an android application titled ‘Poet Roll’ also was launched. A collection of 101 selected poems was released at a function held at Aries Plex (Audi 1 screen) on Tuesday. Eminent personalities from socio-cultural, political, business sectors attended. Hollywood Director Sohan Roy is also the Chairman and CEO of UAE-based Aries Group. Thiruvananthapuram (19.04.2018): At a glittering function, leading NRI entrepreneur Sohan Roy’s compendium of poems titled Anukavyam was launched. A collection of 101 selected poems was released at a function held at Aries Plex (Audi 1 screen) on Tuesday in the presence of eminent personalities from socio-cultural, political and business sectors. Anukavyam is a unique way of presenting ongoing socially relevant issues in a few lines with the help of social media and technology. While delivering inaugural address, Rajyasabha MP and former BJP State President V. Muraleedharan said “In today’s busy world, those who love poems do not get much time to read and as a result miss out lot of new and creative works. Anukavyam enables the reader to quickly understand and at the same time invoke thought processes like never before. This will also help make poems much more popular.” Anukavyam presents poems in four to five lines in all its glory within with the help of high-tech pictures and background music said Sohan Roy who is also the Chairman and CEO of UAE-based Aries Group. DC Books, one of the leading publishers, is publishing and distributing Anukavyam. An exclusive android application for the promotion of poems titled ‘Poet Roll’, developed by Aries Estrrado, was launched by Santhigiri Ashram Organizing Secretary Swami Guru Ratnam Jnana Thapaswi. The USP of the application is user can experience audio and video versions of the poems. S. Sabarinadhan MLA, Malayalam University former Vice Chancellor K. Jayakumar, actor cum director Balachandra Menon, Novelist Prof. George Onakkor, Architect G. Shankar were the special guests. It is the short but intense presentation that makes Anukavyam eye-catching. Deviating from the traditional lines of metaphors, Sohan Roy has taken up a short but straightforward way of writing poem. Death of Madhu, a tribal youth of Attappadi, suicide of an NRI, the political murders of Kannur, rape of minors, the Syrian issue, petrol/diesel price hike and Tripura elections are some of few poems that gained popularity. Palayam Imam V. P. Suhaib Moulavi, Evangelical Church of India Fellowship Bishop Rev. Dr. George Eapen, Ekalavya Ashram Head Swami Aswathi Thirunal,  Technopark CEO Hrishikesh Nair, Kerala Chalachithra Academy Deputy Director Bina Paul, Avittam Thirunal Adithya Varma, leading entrepreneurs Baby Mathew Somatheeram, Johny Kuruvilla, Dr. J. Rajmohan Pillai and Dr. Biju Ramesh also were present on the...
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