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Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd is a film production and distribution company that produces and distributes Indian films, mainly Hindi. The chief of the company is Dhillin Mehta. Having embarked on its journey in Bollywood with small budget films - `Fun2ssh` (2003) and `Agnipankh ` (2004), it went on to produce blockbusters like `Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya` in 2005, `Golmaal` and `Bhagam Bhag` in 2006. It initially saw huge scale success with the superhit movie `Jab We Met`, directed by Imtiaz Ali, starring Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor, which was released on 26 October 2007 with 70% attendance all over India, which later catapulted 90% within the first weekend! The movie ran successfully for fifty days which and was declared a superhit. Its net gross was over INR 30 crores. In early 2008, the company produced `Superstar` starring Kunal Khemu. Later in the year, the company saw success with the hit `Golmaal Returns`, the sequel to `Golmaal`, whilst also producing `Kidnap`. By the end of the year, the company released `Maharathi` starring Boman Irani, Neha Dhupia, Ashwin Nayak, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Nasseruddin Shah and Tara Sharma. In 2009, the company released `Blue`, `Run Bhola Run` and `Mr. Fraud`. It has already released `Luck` which didnt do too well at the BO, akin to `Kidnap`. `Blue` was Shree Ashtavinayak's biggest project till date with a budget of INR 100 Crores. It was an action film shot in the Bahamas, starring Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta and Zayed Khan. However, the film performed poorly at the box office, and got predominantly negative reviews. `Dabangg`, Shree Asthavinayak's latest release, has performed very well at the box office, with its first day collection surpassing that of 3 Idiots`, which was distributed by Big Pictures. `Dabangg` is one of the biggest hits of Bollywood.