Mr. Krishnan is a Senior Management Professional with over 32 years of experience across multiple aspects of Business. Over the span of his career, Shriram has an in depth understanding of Commercial & financial aspects of the entertainment business. For the last 9 years, Shriram has been the CFO for Fox Star Studios where he has been involved with all aspects of the film business.
As part of the start up team of Fox Star Studios. Since its inception, Mr. Krishnan has worked closely with the CEO to build FSS into a formidable studio in India. In the last 9 years – over a 150 films, Hindi, Hollywood & Regional films distributed during this time. Is accountable to the board on delivering the Annual Operating Targets set for the company.
Mr. Krishnan has been involved in some of the marquee & path breaking projects in the Indian Film industry which include – Slumdog Millionaire, My Name is Khan, Dhoni, Jolly LLB Franchise & Avatar to name a few. Shriram also led Fox’s foray into regional cinema and has been directly overseeing the Tamil film projects.
In his previous role as a CFO of Fame India Limited Shriram was part of the core team that built the business from 5 screens in one city to 100 screens across 25 cities.
During Shriram’s tenure as CFO, the company grew from Rs 5 Cr ($0.7 m) to Over Rs 90 Cr (~$13.0 m) in FY 2008. Was responsible for taking the company public through an IPO listing in 2005. The issue was oversubscribed 9x.