D Suresh Babu, Managing Director, Suresh Productions, a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Michigan, began his film career in the early ’80s with the Telugu film ‘Devatha’. He was instrumental in shifting the Telugu film industry to Hyderabad. Having produced several successful feature films, he continues to add to his growing repertoire. He established Suresh Productions, one of India’s largest integrated production powerhouses as producers, distributors, exhibitors, digital post facilities, animation, and gaming studios. Today, SP produces an average of 5 to 7 films a year with an astounding 80% success rate, an absolute rarity in such a dynamic industry. With around 400 theatres in the country, SP has upgraded the cine-viewing experience by adapting to the latest that technology and D-Cinema can offer in their theatres. As a distributor alone, SP has exhibited over 1200 blockbuster films. SP’s advertising division provides premium Theatre Branding, Outdoor Media advertising, Print, and Electronic advertising services as well. The digital studio provides a complete chain of postproduction facilities like 3D animation, visual effects, digital intermediate, and video gaming in collaboration with major post houses like Prime Focus, Fxlabs, and others. A pioneering force in the South Indian film industry, Suresh Babu’s greater gift is the ability to evolve with rapidly growing technology. He also has a keen interest in other industries and has expanded into ventures such as infrastructure & real estate development, materials, and food processing.
Areas of Expertise
Film & Media