Zee Entertainment Enterprises

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Zee Entertainment Enterprises
TypePublic (BSE505537, NSEZEEL)
IndustryMass media
FoundedOctober 1992
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India [1]
Key peopleSubash Chandra (Chairman)
Barun Das (CEO)
ProductsBroadcasting, publishing, movie production
RevenueINR3,109 crore (US$562.73 million) (2011)[2]
Net incomeINR603 crore (US$109.14 million) (2011)
Owner(s)STAR TV
(15 December 1991-31 March 1996)
Employees2,200 (2011)
ParentNews Corporation
(15 December 1991-31 March 1996)
Essel Group
(15 December 1991-present)
Websitewww.zeetelevision.com
 
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Zee Entertainment Enterprises
TypePublic (BSE505537, NSEZEEL)
IndustryMass media
FoundedOctober 1992
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India [1]
Key peopleSubash Chandra (Chairman)
Barun Das (CEO)
ProductsBroadcasting, publishing, movie production
RevenueINR3,109 crore (US$562.73 million) (2011)[2]
Net incomeINR603 crore (US$109.14 million) (2011)
Owner(s)STAR TV
(15 December 1991-31 March 1996)
Employees2,200 (2011)
ParentNews Corporation
(15 December 1991-31 March 1996)
Essel Group
(15 December 1991-present)
Websitewww.zeetelevision.com

The Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (BSE505537, NSEZEEL) is the largest Indian media and entertainment company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.[3] It is a subsidiary of the Essel Group. The company's Chairman, Managing Director and Founder is Subhash Chandra and its Chief Executive Officer is Puneet Goenka. Through its strong presence worldwide, Zee entertains over 500 million viewers across 167 countries.

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History

The company was launched on 15 December 1991 and was previously known as Zee Telefims until 2006, when it was renamed and the news and entertainment units were spun off into four smaller divisions. Zee currently operates over 15 different television channels, a cable company SitiCable, a record label Zee Records, a production company and other businesses as well.[citation needed] It has expanded operations abroad, with several of its channels available in the UK and U.S. as well as Africa and Asia.

In 2002 Zee Entertainment Enterprises acquired a majority stake (51%) in ETC Networks. In 2006, they acquired Integrated Subscriber Management Services Limited and in November 2006, Zee acquired an interest (50%) in Taj television TEN Sports.

In February 2010 Zee Entertainment Enterprises acquired an additional stake (95%) in TEN sports.

As Zee Telefilms, the company formed part of BSE Sensex from 2000-2005. The news and regional entertainment channel business was spun off into a separate company in 2006 under the corporate banner Zee News Ltd.[4][not in citation given]

Channels

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. currently operates the following TV channels:

ChannelDetails
9XHindi general entertainment
Zee TVHindi general entertainment Channel and flagship station
Zee CinemaHindi movie channel
ZingHindi music channel
TEN Action+Sports channel dedicated to football
TEN CricketSports channel dedicated to cricket
TEN SportsGeneral sports channel
TEN GolfSports channel dedicated to Golf
TEN HDshows Sports in high definition
Zee PremiereHindi new movie channel
Zee ActionHindi action movie channel
Zee ClassicHindi classic movie channel
Zee SmileHindi comedy channel
Zee JagranHindi religious channel
Zee TrendzFashion channel
Zee CafeEnglish general entertainment channel
Zee StudioEnglish movie channel
Zee AflamHindi movie channel with Arabic subtitles
Zee AlwanArabic drama channel with dubbed Hindi serials, dramas and shows
Zee SalaamHindi (Urdu) infotainment channel
Zee TeluguTelugu general entertainment channel
Zee BanglaBengali general entertainment channel
Zee KannadaKannada general entertainment channel
Zee MarathiMarathi general entertainment channel
Zee TalkiesMarathi movie channel
Zee PunjabiPunjabi general entertainment channel
Zee TamilTamil general entertainment channel
ETC ChannelHindi music channel
ETC PunjabiPunjabi music channel
Zee Khana KhazanaHinglish food channel

Zee News Limited

Zee News Ltd (ZNL) is a media and entertainment company and a subsidiary of the Essel Group. The company was spun off from Zee Telefilms on 31 March 2006 and it currently operates the following news and regional entertainment channels:

ChannelDetails
Zee NewsHindi news channel
Zee BusinessHindi business channel
Zee News Uttarpradesh/UtranchalHindi news channel
Zee 24 GhantaluTelugu news channel
Zee 24 TaasMarathi news channel
24 GhantaBengali news channel
24 Ghante ChhattisgarhChattisgarhi news channel

Movie productions

In 2008, Zee Networks launched Zee Motion Pictures,[5] an independent subsidiary of Zee Entertainment Enterprises focusing on development, production, distribution and marketing of mainstream films in Hindi and regional languages Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali. Zee Motion Pictures also operates Zee Limelight for modestly budgeted films targeted at niche audiences.

References

  1. ^ "Contact Us". .zeetelevision.com. http://www.zeetelevision.com/contact.html. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  2. ^ FY2011 of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited
  3. ^ "Contact Us". zeetelevision.com. http://www.zeetelevision.com/contact.html. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  4. ^ "BSE India". BSE India. 2003-09-01. http://www.bseindia.com/about/abindices/bse30.asp. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  5. ^ Hetal Adesara (2008-03-02). "Zee Group launches two motion picture production banners". Businessofcinema.com. http://businessofcinema.com/news.php?newsid=7232. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 

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