Gaurav Laghate

  • TikTok, Facebook and Instagram bring music to labels' ears

    TikTok, Facebook and Instagram bring music to labels' ears

    Music companies such as T-Series, Times Music & Saregama set to earn over Rs 100 crore this year as users put posts on these platforms with their music. Many experts say these are early days and with more users in India getting exposed to social media's features, music labels will benefit more. The revenue potential of these platforms may increase substantially.

    K Madhavan to head Star and Disney India’s TV business

    K Madhavan to head Star and Disney India’s TV business

    K Madhavan, former head of Asianet, the Malayalam entertainment network that Star India acquired, is an old hand at Star. In 2016 reshuffle, when Star India divided business under 5 different verticals – Madhavan was named managing director – South. India chairman Uday Shankar to directly oversee Hotstar.

    INOX Leisure launches tier-based cinema loyalty program

    INOX Leisure launches tier-based cinema loyalty program

    The second largest multiplex player has crossed 600 screens and 600 million customers. The loyalty program will offer many benefits to the enrolled customers, besides reward points which can be redeemed for movie tickets as well as F&B purchases.

    Signals are clear: DTH operations of Airtel, Dish TV may merge

    Signals are clear: DTH operations of Airtel, Dish TV may merge

    ET was the first to report on March 18 that Bharti chairman Sunil Mittal had initiated talks with the Essel Group promoters to merge their DTH operations. The move had come after Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio took a controlling stake in two of the country’s largest multisystem operators – DEN Networks and Hathway Cable & Datacom.

    OML re-jigs top management; elevates Gunjan Arya as CEO, Dhruv Sheth as COO

    OML re-jigs top management; elevates Gunjan Arya as CEO, Dhruv Sheth as COO

    The newly elevated leadership team — all managing partners at OML prior to these appointments — will take on their new roles with immediate effect, leading OML into its next phase of growth and expansion. Ajay Nair will continue in his role as managing director of the company, focusing on new opportunities.

    Film maker wins copyright infringement case against Google, YouTube

    Film maker wins copyright infringement case against Google, YouTube

    Suneel Darshan, the proprietor of film production company Shree Krishna International, had filed a suit for permanent injunction against Google India and YouTube, and their US parent, in 2011, in the district court of Gurgaon for infringement of his copyright.

    LinkedIn’s India user base up 24% in a year to 62 million

    LinkedIn’s India user base up 24% in a year to 62 million

    India has cemented its position as the second largest market for LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned professional-networking firm, with a 24% jump in its Indian user base in the past one year, taking the total to over 62 million users, second only to US.

    Nodwin Gaming appoints Sidharth Kedia as CEO

    Nodwin Gaming appoints Sidharth Kedia as CEO

    This is Nodwin Gaming's first senior management appointment. Kedia will be based out of Mumbai where the company will open the first regional office. “It's an exciting time for the firm as the overall e-sports scene in India is on the cusp of exponential growth,” said Akshat Rathee, founder and MD, Nodwin Gaming. “We are thrilled to have Sid joining us as the CEO at this time.

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