Zindagi, a ZEE channel, the latest channel to be distributed by Taj

Zindagi, a ZEE channel, the latest channel to be distributed by Taj Television, reinforces the vision of ZEE’s corporate philosophy ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – The world is my family’ and aims to unite people in India and across the world with shows produced overseas.

 

 

 

Mr. Punit Goenka, Managing Director and CEOZEE commented “I am very pleased to announce that Taj Television, which earlier was distributing Ten Sports channels, will now distribute all the channels of Zee Entertainment and Zee Media Corporation, while also representing Turner channels as its authorized agent. I would like to thank all our DTH and Cable partners who have been part of our growth journey and look forward to their continued support to Taj Television. Arun Kapoor, who has successfully led Mediapro for the last three years, would continue to provide leadership to Taj Television. Rajesh Sethi would continue to be the CEO for Sports broadcasting network of ZEE.”

 

Mr. Arun K Kapoor, CEO, Taj Television said “ZEE has been the pioneer in Indian television and has the experience and leadership capability to shape the future of pay revenues in India. With Taj Television being created as the distribution entity for the network, we bring together the best of television channels to our customers. We are confident that the new channel Zindagi will really connect with the viewers and help grow Taj Television offering even stronger. We are committed to quality and achieving leadership through fair and transparent business practices.”

 

Mr. Atul Das, President, Taj Television, said “With digitization having been completed in Phase I and Phase II cities in India, we now look forward to its implementation in rest of the country. Taj Television would aim to create a harmonious relationship within the ecosystem and create value for all stakeholders. With a leading portfolio of television channels, both in the national and regional space and with a powerful portfolio of sports programming, we are excited about the future of pay revenues in the country.”

 

Taj Television distributes ZEE’s well-known brands like Zee TV, Zee Cinema, &pictures, Ten Sports, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zing and a powerful repertoire of regional language channels including Zee Marathi, Zee Bangla, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada and Zee Tamizh, besides the HD channels like Zee TV HD, Zee Cinema HD, Zee Studio HD and Ten HD. Taj Television also distributes channels of Zee Media Corporation, the largest news network in India with two national and eight regional channels. These channels are available across the country. Taj is also distributing the leading channels in the kid’s space and English movie segment, including HBO, Cartoon Network, Pogo, CNN and Warner Brothers as an authorized agent of Turner International.

 

Taj Television’s latest addition, Zindagi aims to showcase real, friendly, vibrant and premium stories of those from across the world that share similar cultural backgrounds, morals and values that are also intrinsic to India. The channel proposition ‘Jodey Dilon Ko’ is based on the fact that even if people across the globe are culturally different, the stories of their lives are universal. It kicks off with the collection of the best shows picked from across the border that embrace universal emotions. Zindagi is all set for the first ever National launch for a Hindi language channel, as the company believes that the stories showcased on this channel will appeal to the audiences even in Southern India.

 

 

 

About Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited

 

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited is one of India’s leading television media and entertainment companies. It is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 120,000 hours of television content. With rights to more than 3,500 movie titles from foremost studios and of iconic film stars, ZEE houses the world’s largest Hindi film library. Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEE entertains over 730 million viewers across 169 countries.  ZEE has been selected Business Superbrands 2010-11, Industry Validated.

 

Pioneer of television entertainment industry in India, ZEE’s well-known brands include Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Premier, Zee Action, Zee Classic, &Pictures, Zee Anmol, Zee Smile, 9X, Ten Sports, Ten Cricket, Ten Action, Ten Golf, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zee Jagran, Zee Salaam, Zing, ETC Music, Zee Khana Khazana and Zee Q. The company also has a strong offering in the regional language domain with channels such as Zee Marathi, Zee Talkies, Zee Bangla, Zee Bangla Cinema, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada and Zee Tamizh. The company’s recently launched HD offerings include Zee TV HD, Zee Cinema HD, Zee Studio HD and Ten HD.

ZEE and its affiliate companies have leading presence across the media value chain including television broadcasting, cable distribution, direct-to-home satellite services, digital media and print media amongst others. More information about ZEE and its businesses is available on www.zeetelevision.com

 

 

About Zindagi

 

Zindagi is the latest channel to be launched by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE), one of India’s leading television media and entertainment companies. ZEE is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 120,000 hours of television content and with rights to more than 3,500 movie titles from foremost studios and of iconic film stars. Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEEL entertains over 730 million viewers across 169 countries. Zindagi is a reflection of ZEEL’s corporate philosophy of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ meaning “The World Is My Family’.

 

The channel will bring international content to India with an underlying theme  that people may be culturally different, celebrating different festivals, living across borders, however, the stories of our lives which are universal bind us together and bring us closer: ‘Zindagi….Jodey Dilon Ko’. Zindagi aims to showcase Real, Friendly, Vibrant and Premium stories and will engage and interact with its audience through diverse shows written by award-winning novelists, literary stalwarts.

 

 

About Taj Television India Private Limited

 

Taj Television India Private Limited (Taj Television) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE), one of India’s leading television media and entertainment companies. ZEE is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 120,000 hours of television content. Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEE entertains over 730 million viewers across 169 countries. 

 

Taj Television is India’s largest distribution agency with a suite of 47 leading television channels belonging to ZEE, Zee Media Corporation Limited and Turner International India Private Limited (Turner). Taj Television distributes ZEE’s well-known brands like Zee TV, Zee Cinema, &pictures, Ten Sports, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zing and Zindagi, also a powerful repertoire of regional language channels including Zee Marathi, Zee Bangla, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada and Zee Tamizh, besides the HD channels like Zee TV HD, Zee Cinema HD, Zee Studio HD and Ten HD.

 

Taj Television also distributes channels belonging to the largest news network in India with two national and eight regional channels, including Zee News, Zee Business. Taj Television is also distributing the leading channels in the kid’s space and English movie segment, including HBO, Cartoon Network, Pogo, CNN and Warner Brothers as an authorized agent of Turner International.  

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Zee studio gears up to captivate the audience with Brave!

This Sunday, June 22nd at 1 pm and repeat at 10 pm

 

Mumbai, 18th June, 2014: This month Zee Studio sets the screen on fire with heart thumping, fire igniting emotion as Brave; The American animated fantasy comes to life. Released in 2012 the make-believe world of Brave is set in Scottish Highlands, painting the adventures of Princess Merida (protagonist). Living the life of a rebel, her most prized possessions are a bow, arrow and most importantly freedom. But defiance leads her to downfall when the princess accidentally transforms her mother into a bear. Merida soon realizes the graveness of the situation and ventures off to undo her mom’s spell.

 

Zee Studio takes its animation movie buffs on a thrilling voyage as witches and demons come alive on Indian Television! Brave has won titles such as the Academy Award for Best Animated Film, Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film and BAFTA – and is surely on a mission to thrill yet again. The channel believes in showcasing the best films and with this month’s Movie of the Month: Brave, the upcoming weekend already seems to be a much awaited one!

 

Journey into the adventurous life of Princess Merida as

 

Brave:  THE ONE movie you must watch takes center stage!

 

-Sunday, 22nd June exclusively on Zee Studio-

 

 

 

About Zee Studio

Zee Studio is one of the leading English entertainment channels in India, home to biggest accolades in the television industry. Bagging The Critics’ Choice Awards and The SAG for the past 4 years, it aims to bring in the best International content for the Indian audience. Zee Studio has a very strong following on Social Media with over 1.3 million fans Facebook and 49K+ followers on Twitter, engaging with the channel daily. The channel carries out a number of innovative activities with properties such as TweetUrFlick where viewers vote for the movie they want to watch by tweeting. Boasting of an expansive library comprising a healthy mix of award-winning films and mass entertainment movies, to bringing the LIVE telecast of some of the most spectacular and sought after world events, Zee Studio shares a strong bond with its viewers.

About Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL):

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) is one of India’s leading television media and entertainment companies. It is amongst the largest producers of aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 120,000 hours of television content. With rights to more than 3,500 movie titles from foremost studios and of iconic film stars, ZEE houses the world’s largest Hindi film library. Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEE entertains over 700 million viewers across 169 countries. ZEE has been selected Business Superbrands 2010-11, Industry Validated. Pioneer of television entertainment industry in India, ZEE’s well known brands include Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Premier, Zee Action, Zee Classic, &pictures, Zee Anmol, Zee Smile, 9X, Ten Sports, Ten Cricket, Ten Action, Ten Golf, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zee Trendz, Zee Jagran, Zee Salaam, Zing, ETC Music, Zee KhanaKhazana and Zee Q. The company also has a strong offering in the regional language domain with channels such as Zee Marathi, Zee Talkies, Zee Bangla, Zee Bangla Cinema, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada, Zee Tamizh and ETC Punjabi. The company’s recently launched HD offerings include Zee TV HD, Zee Cinema HD, Zee Studio HD and Ten HD. ZEE and its affiliate companies have leading presence across the media value chain including television broadcasting, cable distribution, direct-to-home satellite services, digital media, multiplexes, amusement parks and print media amongst others. Please visit www.zeetelevision.com for more details.

 

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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