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Photon Kathaas (PKP)


Monday 03 December, 2012

Photon Kathaas

Trading Update

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Photon Kathaas Productions Ltd
03 December 2012

Photon Kathaas Productions


Trading update


Chennai, 3 December 2012.  Photon Kathaas Productions Ltd. (AIM: PKP, "Photon Kathaas", "the Company"), the South Indian film company, announces today that due to delays in the release of two of the five productions scheduled for release in  the second half of the year ending 31st December 2012, second half results will be impacted.  As a result, the full year may show a small loss instead of the anticipated profits referred to in the interim statement published 18 September.


The two productions "Tamilselvanum Thanizhar Anjalum" (tamil) and "Courier Boy Kalyan" (Telugu) will be now released in the first half of 2013. Based on the current schedule of productions, the Company anticipates returning to growth in 2013.




Photon Kathaas

Michael Rosenberg

020 7938 4026

Venkat Somasundaram, Chief Executive

+91 98 4002 8014

Reshma Ghatala, Head of Marketing

+91 44 2820 2988

Seymour Pierce Limited (Nomad & broker)

020 7107 8000

Rick Thompson/Tom Sheldon (Corporate Finance)

David Banks (Corporate Broking)

College Hill

020 7457 2020

Adrian Duffield/Jon Davies



About Photon Kathaas Productions


Photon Kathaas Productions is the first film company specifically created to make and distribute films of different genres to a primarily South Indian audience, speaking the languages of Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam.


PKP benefits from a special creative relationship with its chief creative officer, Gautham Vasudev Menon. Gautham is one of the leading directors and producers in South Indian cinema. He has been involved in nine films to date, not only as a director but also as a screenplay writer, an executive producer and a producer. His earlier films include: Minnale (2000), Rehna He Tera Dile Mein (2001), Kaaka Kaaka (2003), Gharshana (2004), Vettaiyadu Vellaiyadi (2006), Pachaikili Muthucharam (2007), Vaaranam Aayiram (2008) Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010), Ye Maaya Chesave (2010), Nadunissi Naaygal (2011) and Ekk Deewana Tha (2012).


A. R. Rahman is PKP's creative adviser. He is an Indian film composer, record producer, musician and singer and is credited for totally overhauling the style in which music is made in India. A. R. Rahman has won two Academy Awards (Slumdog Millionaire), 25 Filmfare Awards, four Indian National Film Awards, a Bafta Award, two Golden Globes and two Grammy Awards.

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