SVF Films has become the largest production house in East India since its inception in 1996, with 110 films to its credit, and counting. Apart from winning coveted National Awards and bringing home Filmfare’s Black Lady, SVF Films has also won the Centenary Award, YouTube’s Silver Button, Silver peacock and the Golden Leopard.
Nationally and Internationally acclaimed ‘Chokher Bali’ produced by SVF Films, defied language barriers and became one of the finest films from Eastern India winning three National Awards, including Best Feature Film in Bengali (2005). This was followed by SVF’s debut Bollywood production, ‘Raincoat’, which again went on to win the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi (2005), along with Chitrangada (Special Jury Award/Special Mention, 2013) and Chotoder Chobi (Best Film on Social Issues, 2015).
Films like ‘Chokher Bali’, ‘Raincoat’, ‘Iti Mrinalini’, ‘Memories in March’, ‘Apur Panchali’, ‘Chitrangada’, ‘Rajkahini’ have been part of official selections at international film festivals in London, Berlin, Locarno, Dubai, Shanghai and New York. SVF’s ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’ was honored with the Centenary Award at the Indian Panorama, 2013.
Other blockbusters by SVF Films include ‘Sasurbari Zindabad’, ‘Pratibad’, ‘Saathi’, ‘Bondhon’, ‘MLA Phatakesto’, ‘I Love You’, ‘Poran Jay Joliya Re’, ‘Chirodini Tumi Je Amar’, ‘Jamai 420’, ‘Dui Prithibi’, ‘Autograph’, ‘Zulfiqar’, ‘Chander Pahar’ and ‘Shudhu Tomari Jonyo’.
Apart from Film Production, SVF Entertainment has successfully ventured into other businesses as well – Film Distribution, Television Content Production, Digital Cinema (Qube), Cinemas, Music and now New Media, with Hoichoi, the one stop destination for streaming Bengali entertainment, targeting Bengalis in India and the Bengali diaspora.