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Uday Shankar-James Murdoch partnership is a homecoming one

MUMBAI: So Uday Shankar is getting his skin into a bigger game. After building Star India into a major player in the Indian market, the man is partnering with his former boss James Murdoch’s Lupa Systems for a new venture which would invest in Indian media and technology Indian start-ups, according...

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Uday Shankar unites with Lupa Systems’ James Murdoch for tech & media venture

Lupa Systems CEO James Murdoch and Uday Shankar, the former chairman and CEO of Star India and president of Walt Disney Asia Pacific, are forming a new venture to explore technology and media opportunities in emerging markets.

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James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board

MUMBAI: Truly, a saga has come to an end. James Murdoch once considered to be the successor to Rupert Murdoch has resigned from the News Corp board yesterday. James, who helped his father build his Asian empire under Star TV and later at 20th Century Fox and then Fox, was associated with his...

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Disney expected to announce 21 CF buyout tomorrow: media reports

The Mouse House is closing in on the Fox. Media reports have emerged that Disney’s bid to acquire the Murdoch-owned 21st Century Fox (21 CF Fox) group’s entertainment assets is near closure. The price being talked about is anywhere between $60 billion and $68 billion and an announcement is...

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Comment: The rise and rise of Uday Shankar

MUMBAI: From not having enough money to afford even a TV set in Delhi in 1991 when he was a newspaper reporter to heading Star India, one of the most admired Indian media and entertainment companies, for a decade to now being appointed as 21st Century Fox Asia president, it has been quite a journey...

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