Quality content is the focal point for an extraordinary entertainment experience. This quality content is the confluence of numerous disparate elements, each of which demands careful attention. Creating content is an intricate and iterative process, entailing a deep understanding of consumers’ entertainment needs, rendering an engaging narrative, and bringing it to life. Each of these is a multi-layered process and requires a keen eye for detail. Whether it is a 5-minute video clip or a 3-hour movie, each piece of content is the result of the splendid work of numerous people, experts in their fields, coming together to create the extraordinaryRead more
25 years ago, the launch of Zee TV - the first private Indian satellite channel - ushered in a new era in entertainment. Since then, entertainment landscape has evolved immeasurably, giving consumers myriad choices. This has been possible through the collaborative efforts of all our partners and peers, who have made unique contributions. Together, these efforts have led to creation of an extraordinary entertainment experience for the consumer.Read more
An organisation is nothing but an amalgam of its people who define and shape it. It is the people who determine whether an organisation realises its potential. In the realm of entertainment, boundaries between art and science are blurry, innovation is the only constant, and balancing the interplay of local and global forces is paramount. In this milieu, the significance of the role played by people cannot be emphasised enough. It is only when a multitude of people with an innate understanding of content, supported by people behind the scenes, collaborate, that extraordinary results are produced.Read more
It is imperative for every organisation to have a meaningful engagement with community, as consumers are inextricably shaped by it. However, for us, community is not only the audience but also a cultural and social melting pot, providing ideas and perspectives for exemplary stories that entertain. An organisation like ours scales greater heights only by nurturing a strong symbiotic relationship with the community. Its needs fuel our work and it is only when we weave in its varied ideas and perspectives with our creative energy, that we serve our larger purpose. Its diverse experiences and outlook enriches our content and keep us motivated to better ourselves. This belief is fundamental to our content creation process and has helped us stay both relevant and relatable.Read more
FY13-18 CAGR +12.6%₹ Million
FY13-18 CAGR +16.8%₹ Million
FY13-18 CAGR +15.7%₹ Million
FY18 (YoY) -244bps%
FY18 (YoY) +13.0%₹ Million
FY18 (YoY) +200bps%
FY18 (YoY) +59.2%Million
FY18 (YoY) +2.7%₹ Million
FY18 Revenue: ₹ 66,857 million
FY18 Total Expenses: ₹ 46,096 million
The business that started with the beaming of a Hindi language television channel, watched by less than 10 million people in India, has grown into a truly global M&E conglomerate with a reach of over 1.3 billion. We entertain our audiences with content in 21 languages through almost every platform that is available today.Read More
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To satisfy consumer's varied and ever-changing preferences for entertainment content across different formats, languages and platforms
An entrenched position in content eco-system by partnering with the best talent both internal and external
By building a strong competitive position in all our businesses
Through inclusive growth by managing our operations in a way that benefits all our stakeholders
Over the last two and a half decades, we have built strong in-house content creation expertise and developed an eco-system that seamlessly delivers engaging content at a competitive cost. We have long-standing partnership with the artist fraternity and our strong market position makes us their preferred partner. While we work with multiple production houses, with an in-house TV studio, movie production and distribution company and a music label, we are uniquely positioned to offer a range of content for diverse audience.
We realize significant revenue and cost synergies due to our presence across markets and platforms. Content created for a market or platform seamlessly travels to another, enhancing its monetisation potential. We leverage our diverse presence to manage the content creation and acquisition costs and use it for all round promotion.
Our five businesses cover the entire spectrum of consumers’ entertainment needs. This enables us to reach almost every consumer of entertainment content in India and one in ten in the rest of the world. This strong reach makes us the default partner for brand building.
Intellectual Property rights of over 250,000 hours of content
Built over 25 years
It is an important revenue stream for our domestic broadcast, international and digital businesses. Consumer staples, consumer durables, telecom, auto and e-commerce are our key advertisers. Advertising revenue is primarily driven by viewership of our content.
Domestic broadcast, international and digital businesses generate subscription revenue. Our domestic and international broadcast business receive subscription income from our distribution partners - DTH and Cable. Digital business generates subscription revenue from consumers and telecom operators.
Syndication revenue comes from licensing of our content to other players, primarily in international markets.
Theatrical revenue represents our share of box-office collections of the movies produced by us
Revenue from the licensing of our music catalogue to music streaming platforms and from any other events/platforms where our music titles are utilised
Movie distribution: Revenues earned from the distribution of movies
Ticketing and Sponsorships: Revenue from events, live shows and theatre
By providing engaging, inspirational and uplifting content to audience’s satisfaction.
By offering brand building solutions to our advertisers to connect with consumers through multiple touch-points
By providing content which is an integral part of our distribution partners’ offerings
By providing unparalleled reach to our content partners and giving a platform for new talent
By delivering a strong and consistent operating and financial performance
By providing enriching experience at the work place, work life balance, adequate learning and growth opportunities.