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Cinegrips formed in the year 2002, Arif Shaikh and Uday Dongre started their company with 2 jimmy jib extreme triangle crane {U.S.A made}. With a competent operator and equally talented staff, in now time his equipment and crew became the undetachable part of almost all the films made in in the industry. His work gained popularity with highly successful films like Mujse Shaadi Karoge, Jaanasheen, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, No Entry, Rakht, Khel, Sawariya, Hum Tum, Tara Rum Pam, Hero, etc.


Uday Dongre has been in the Indian Film industry past 3 Decades. His aspiring journey initially began through working on Indian made crane with various cinematographers. Bollywood film industry is considered to be one prominent sector in India and by grasping that opportunity with immense amount of hard work for atleast a decade Mr. Uday Dongre embarked on establishing an individual company named as ‘The Rental House’ in year 1999. The company was started with India’s first Jimmy Jib Triangle Crane (USA Made) and a ARRI 435 Camera. Success of an organisation depends on Risks, Innovation, Opportunities and Marketing skills. By adapting all these factors with high level of motivation Uday Dongre kept on growing the business gradually. During this journey he came across Mr Arif Shaikh who had the same vision and expertise of Film Industry Business so eventually together they planned to wider their horizons and formed a company named Cine Grips.


The significance of creative entrepreneur business has been the hot spot for many years and Mr Arif Shaikh always had the vision for it. His journey was started through Television Industry in year 1994 as a production Controller in UTV. Following the dreams with high motivation Mr Arif Shaikh joined Kunal Kohli Production as an Executive producer in year 1996. His persistence in achieving desired goals kept him working for 5 years with KKP and by the grace of Allah Mr. Arif Shaikh started his first Equipment rental house in 2001 with 1 Jimmy Jib Crane (USA Made). Digital Cinema has now become the Era of Film Industry, as the demand for various equipment kept gradually increasing Mr Arif Shaikh grasped the opportunity and came in contact with Mr Uday Dongre who had the same perception and motive. Eventually they joined hands together with companionship and introduced a new company named Cine Grips in year 2003 with 1 Classic Panther Dolly.