Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd

Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian film studio based in Mumbai. It was created by Farhan Akhtar, and Ritesh Sidhwani in 1999. The two have gone on to create several films under Excel's banner.


Farhan Akhtar

Faran Akhtar is the son of very well known scripwriter, poet and lyricist, Javed Akhtar and renowned screenplay writer, Honey Irani. He is also the grandson of Urdu poet, Jan Nisar Akhtar. His stepmother is actress Shabana Azmi.

Ritesh Sidhwani

At first he was a key role in his family's business, Marlex, India's largest home appliance company.

Feature films


In production


Don (2006) was a remake of the 1978 movie that starred Amitabh Bachchan, under the same title. The film was redone with a new twenty-first century feel while still keeping its original roots present.


Excel has distributed several films of its own company, and for others.

TV Commercials

Excel has produced a number of commercials for Slice, and for Finolex in India.

Directors working under Excel Entertainment

The following directors work under the Excel Entertainment Films banner:

External links

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