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Lens of regulation is more important: Uday Shankar on OTT platforms

‘Will OTT platforms be put on leash?’ is the question being discussed and debated lately, especially after being brought under the ambit of the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB).

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On Uday Shankar's exit from Disney+Star, a retrospective on his rise

Back in 2007, when Uday Shankar was picked out of nowhere to lead Star India, the organization was a minnow. It had been a leader in the Hindi GEC space through its channel Star Plus, but it slipped from that pedestal following aggressive moves by competitors like Zee TV, and Sony.

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Uday Shankar steps down from Disney Star India

MUMBAI: This is big in the world of media and entertainment. The professional who helmed Star India for the past 11 years and saw it through with its merger with Disney – Uday Shankar- has decided to step down. The  president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, will...

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Star Sports reveals IPL 2020 sponsors in promo

Mumbai: The Disney Star India (read: Star Sports sales) team seems to have done it again: breasted the broadcast sponsorship tape for the IPL 2020 in good time, even as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has yet to close many of its deals. The roster of sponsors, which was revealed in...

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Uday Shankar speaks up about IPL 2020 in Covid times

MUMBAI: Disney Star India chairman Uday Shankar seems to thrive in crisis moments. The ongoing pandemic seems to have brought out the best in the former journo. The world’s most prestigious and valued cricket tournament the Indian Premier League (IPL) – on which he had betted big three years ago by...

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