This study on the “Economic Contribution of the Indian Film and Television Industry” has been conducted by Price waterhouseCoopers, for Motion Picture Distributors Association (India) (“MPDAI”), with the objective of highlighting the contribution of the film and television industry to the Indian economy. This overall contribution is based on the direct and indirect impact of the industry, on the economy, considering the spending, income and employment generated by the industry, and its effect on other related industries as well. The contribution has been estimated based on the financial performance of companies for the financial year 2008-09.
The key segments of the film and television industry covered in this study include:
1. Indian films (including regional films and Hindi films)
2. Indian television industry covering content production, broadcasting and distribution
3. U.S. /International films in India
4. Indian home video industry
The combined revenues of the Indian film and television industry were over Rs. 35,000 crores (USD 7.7 billion) in calendar year 2008. These are expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.5% over the period 2009 – 2013, reaching a size of over Rs. 60,000 crores (USD 13.2 billion).
Here’s a link to the full report.