Carnival Cinema, a leading multiplex chain which is a part of Shrikant Bhasi-led business conglomerate Carnival Group India, has elevated their Marketing and Sales Head Prashant Kulkarni to also spearhead their new screen expansions and as the Business Head for their latest diversification venture Farmse Fresh.
Kulkarni said, "Carnival is already the most geographically spread cinema chain across the regions of India and getting to Vision 1000 is a means of accelerated vertical growth wherein we will cater to the rising demands for cinematic experience while increasing our dominance in covering the length and breadth of India; this coupled with a lot of new advertising solutions will make Carnival Cinemas a one-stop-shop for 360 degrees advertising solutions for all national advertisers.
“At the same time Farmse, the direct from farm to home delivery model for fresh agricultural produce, is a means of horizontal growth and has the main purpose of getting to its consumers only fresh, natural chemical-free farm produce, home-delivered at a price lesser than the local market price."
Shrikant Bhasi, Chairman, Carnival Group, said, "We are excited to have Prashant Kulkarni on board. He will be responsible for taking the business to 1,000 screens thru organic and inorganic development."
For all these roles, Kulkarni is reporting to and directly working under the guidance of Bhasi. Before setting his foot at Carnival Group, Kulkarni was part of Sony Pictures Network (Sony TV and SonyLiv) for close to a decade. He has also worked with leading newspapers such as The Times of India.