The Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.
() is the largest Indian media and entertainment company based in Mumbai
. 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.It 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. It launched in October 1992 and has since grown into a dominant player in Indian television. 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 FEb 2010 Zee Entertainment Enterprises acquired a additional stake(95%) in TEN sports
. It has been widely noted by Indian viewers that since the sale of the channel, the NEWS matter is now biased and favoring the Congress party of India at any cost.
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... Read More