One of the youngest film studios in India, Sony Pictures Networks Productions (formerly MSM Motion Pictures) is the film production arm of Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. (formerly Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd), a subsidiary of the Sony Corporation which owns and operates the Sony Entertainment Network of television Channels. The division was set up in 2013 with a mandate to produce engaging, entertaining and high quality cinema for Indian diaspora audiences worldwide. SPN Productions produced the critically acclaimed film PIKU in 2015, which went on to become one of the biggest breakout hits of the year - amassing innumerable awards including 3 National Awards.