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Media and Entertainment
India’s television market is expected to grow at CAGR of 15.5 per cent to reach US$ 15.2 billion in 2019.

Media & Entertainment Companies in India

Latest update: December, 2017

  • The entertainment industry continues to be dominated by the television segment, with the segment accounting for 44.24 per cent of revenue share in 2016, which is expected to grow further to 48.18 per cent by 2021.
  • Television, print and films together accounted for 79.54 per cent of marketshare in 2016, in value terms.
  • Print media would be the 2nd largest sector in the overall entertainment industry in India, following which sectors of Out of Home (OOH) and Radio are expected to contribute almost 2 per cent each to the entire industry by 2021.
  • Indian print media industry generated revenues worth US$ 4.51 billion in FY2017(till December 2016).

Note: FY - Indian Financial Year (April to March)
Source: KPMG – FICCI Report 2017, Economic Times

  • Regional entertainment channels comprises mostly of regional GECs (General Entertainment Channels), regional movies and regional music.
  • GECs accounted for 29.6 per cent of the total television viewership share in 2015 followed by viewership of regional movies with 6.6 per cent.
  • In print media, the rise in literacy rates, significant population growth, the rise in incomes in smaller towns and the entry of big players in regional markets is likely to drive future expansion of circulation and readership across India.
  • Viewership in South India is dominant for regional entertainment as Tamil and Telugu channels together account for more than half of total viewership. It is comparatively less for Oriya and Bhojpuri, which is equivalent to only 2 per cent each.

Source: KPMG – FICCI Report 2016 and 2017, Economic Times


BIG Cinemas

BIG Cinemas, a division of Reliance MediaWorks Ltd, a member of the Reliance ADA Group, is a large cinema chain with over 250 screens spread across India, US and Malaysia. After pioneering the IMAX experience in India, it recently launched 3D and 6D technology and is the only cinema chain to screen films in all three formats. It is also launching...

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Tips Industries Ltd

Tips was the golden dream envisioned by two brothers - Mr. Kumar S. Taurani & Mr. Ramesh S. Taurani In a small shop situated in the crowded wholesale market of Lamington Road, the hub of the Bombay's music industry, a big idea had found wings. In 1975, the Taurani brothers used to trade in LP's (Long Playing Phonograph Records) for thre...

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New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV)

New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) is an Indian commercial broadcasting television network founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy and Prannoy Roy. NDTV is an acronym for the original name of the company, New Delhi Television. New Delhi Television is among India's top broadcasters and has offices and studios across the country. Its three national news ...

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PVR Cinemas

PVR is the largest and the most premium film and retail entertainment company in India. Since its inception in 1997, the brand has redefined the way entertainment is consumed in India. It currently operates a cinema circuit comprising of 462 screens in 104 properties in 44 cities pan India. The subsidiaries range from the largest bowling chain in ...

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TV Today Network

The TV Today Network is one of India's leading English-Hindi news television networks along with Network 18 and NDTV. It is listed on the BSE and the NSE and consists of the following news channels: Aaj Tak (Hindi), Headlines Today (English), Tez (Hindi), Business Today (English) and Dilli Aaj Tak (Hindi) news channel. Aaj Tak has won the Indian...

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HT Media Ltd

HT Media found its beginning in 1924 when its flagship newspaper, Hindustan Times was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. HT Media has today grown to become one of India's largest media companies. Produced by an editorial team known for its quality, innovation and integrity, Hindustan Times (English newspaper) and Hindustan (Hindi newspaper through a s...

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Sri Adhikari Brothers

Sri Adhikari Brothers (SAB) Group is a pioneer in the field of Indian media and has gone through various stages of growth over the last 25 years. The stints that the group had in the past in the form of a production house and as a broadcaster are extremely valuable. The group not only has a fair amount of experience in the production of content ...

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Zee Entertainment

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) is one of India's leading television, media and entertainment companies. It is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 120,000 hours of television content. With rights to more than 3,500 movie titles from foremost studios and of ...

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Eros International

Eros International (Eros) is a leading player in the Indian film entertainment industry. It was founded in 1973 by Mr Arjan Lulla and is based in Mumbai, India. The company co-produces, acquires and distributes Indian language films in multiple formats worldwide, including theatrical, television syndication and digital platforms. Eros has over 2,...

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Balaji Telefilms

Balaji Telefilms was incorporated in 1994 and has redefined the Indian television space in this period. It made a strong start with hit shows like 'Hum Paanch' and the company rose to unprecedented heights in the late 1990s and the 2000s. The satellite boom in India can also be attributed to Balaji. The performance of the Hindi television channe...

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Multi Screen Media Pvt Ltd

Multi-Screen Media, also known as Sony Entertainment Television Pvt Ltd or SET India Pvt Ltd , is one of India's leading entertainment channels. Since its inception in 1995, it has created popular shows that have managed to attract large audiences. SET has always been ahead in sensing the pulse of audiences and offers a bouquet of shows that cater...

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Yash Raj Films (YRF) studio was started by India’s film industry veteran Mr Yash Chopra as a film-making unit in 1970. In the last four decades, it has grown from strength to strength and today has to its credit, one of India's attractive film catalogue – some of which have been the highest grossers in the entertainment busin...


Star India

Star India broadcasts more than 40 channels in seven languages across various categories such as soaps, reality, news and films. It reaches more than 600 million viewers every week across India and 100 other countries. The network’s channel portfolio includes Star Gold, Channel [V], Star World, Star Movies, Star Utsav, Life OK, Movies OK, and Sta...

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Dish TV

Dish TV, India’s pioneer and first direct-to-home entertainment service, is a division of Zee Entertainment Enterprises, the largest media and general television entertainment network with a wide range of business. Dish TV is Asia’s largest DTH company and on its way to becoming one of the top DTH companies in the world. It was the first compan...

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Sun TV

Sun TV Network is India's largest media conglomerate with a reach of more than 95 million households in the country. With 33 top-rated channels in its clutch, Sun TV Network's channels can be viewed in 27 countries, including U.S.A, Canada, Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Sun Network has ...

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