Star India

MUMBAI: Anil Jayaraj, Star India executive vice-president Ad Sales, has reportedly quit the network after a stint of 6.5 years. 

Jayaraj will be replaced by Anoop Govindan, currently senior vice-president & national advertising sales head, Star Sports, exchange4media reports.

Jayaraj, who had joined Star from Pidilite where he was chief marketing officer, will be with the network till September, according to e4m

May 07, 2021 17:05
MUMBAI: Bangladesh territory media rights for international cricket hosted by the BCCI, as well as the remaining games for the ongoing 2020-21 season of the Premier League, have been secured by freshly minted sportscaster T Sports.  The media rights agreement was managed by Singapore-based digital rights marketplace Allrites, which sublicensed the rights from Star India. 
May 05, 2021 17:05
MUMBAI: With the second wave of the COVID-19 rampant in India and forcing the indefinite postponement of the Indian Premier league, Star India has pledged financial support of Rs 500 million for India's ongoing relief efforts.  The announcement was made through Star India's Twitter handle on Wednesday.
Apr 15, 2021 17:04
MUMBAI: In an effort to amplify reach, Indian Premier League host broadcaster Star India will be airing the 7.00 pm matches every Sunday at the ongoing VIVO IPL 2021 on the network's flagship Hindi general entertainment channel Star Plus.   The initiative will be activated from Sunday, April 18th, and will run till the conclusion of the IPL. 
Apr 14, 2021 09:04
BURBANK, Calif.: K. Madhavan has been named president, The Walt Disney Company India and Star India, effective immediately.  It was announced Wednesday day by Rebecca Campbell, chairman, International Operations and Direct-to-Consumer, The Walt Disney Company.
Apr 09, 2021 18:04
MUMBAI: The curtains go up for the 14th edition of the VIVO Indian Premier League at 7.30 pm later Friday, April 9th, with world cricket's bio bubble-cocooned superstars battling it out for the ultimate prize over the next two odd months.
Apr 08, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has extended, for one more season (at least?), the production contract for the Indian Premier League, the three-year rights for which were held by Star India, that had expired with the 2020 edition of the IPL.  The BCCI extended the Star deal by a year "for want of time", Cricbuzz reports.
Apr 08, 2021 17:04
MUMBAI: Ahead of the VIVO IPL 2021's grand opening on Friday, April 9, host broadcaster Star and Disney India announced an illustrious panel of 100 commentators for the marquee tournament.  The line-up includes an eclectic mix of regional and English commentators, who will give viewers and fans an option to enjoy the games with live commentary in the language of their choice. 
Mar 25, 2021 19:03
MUMBAI: Star India-controlled Mashal Sports Pvt Ltd (Mashal), founder and commercial rights holder of the Pro Kabaddi League, has extended by ten days the deadline it had set for potential bidders to submit bid documents for PKL's media rights. 
Feb 24, 2021 17:02
MUMBAI: In the wake of sustained demands from the franchises, sports management company Mashal Sports, founded by Anand Mahindra and Charu Sharma, and now majority owned by Star India, has confirmed it will open the tender process for the media rights of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).  The rights will be awarded for five years, from Seasons 8 to 12, or until 2025, whichever is earlier.
Feb 08, 2021 13:02
MUMBAI: Deepak Jacob, chief Regional Counsel, Direct-to-Consumer & International - India, ME & SEA, The Walt Disney Company, has resigned, just the latest high profile executive to exit the country's leading broadcast network.  News of the development was broken by exchange4media, which further reported that Jacob is currently serving out his notice period, which runs till mid-May.