ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISE
Dr. Renuka Sharma
I would like to express my greatest gratitude to the people who have helped & supported me throughout my project. I am grateful to my teacher Dr. Renuka Sharma for her continuous support for the project, from initial advice & contacts in the early stages of conceptual inception & through ongoing advice & encouragement to this day.
A special thank of mine goes to my colleague who helped me in completing the project & she exchanged her interesting ideas, thoughts & made this project easy and accurate.
I wish to thank my parents for their undivided support and interest who inspired me and encouraged me to go my own way, without whom I would be unable to complete my project. At last but not the least I want to thank my friends who appreciated me for my work and motivated me and finally to God who made all the things possible...
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd
It is the second-largest Indian media and entertainment company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is a subsidiary of the Essel Group. The company's Chairman, Managing Director and Founders are Subhash Chandra and its Chief Executive Officer is Puneet Goenka. Through its strong presence worldwide, Zee entertains over 670+ million viewers across 168 countries.
The company was launched on 15 December 1991 and was previously known as Zee Telefilms until 2006, when it was renamed and the news and entertainment units were spun off into four smaller divisions. Zee currently operates over 15 different television channels, a cable company Siticable, a record label Zee Records, a production company and other businesses as well. It has expanded operations abroad, with several of its channels available in the UK and U.S. as well as Africa and Asia. In 2002 Zee Entertainment Enterprises acquired a majority stake (51%) in ETC Networks. In 2006, they acquired Integrated Subscriber Management Services Limited and in November 2006, Zee acquired an interest (50%) in Taj television TEN Sports. In February 2010 Zee Entertainment Enterprises acquired an additional stake (95%) in TEN sports. As Zee Telefilms, the company formed part of BSE Sensex from 2000-2005. The news and regional entertainment channel business was spun off into a separate company in 2006 under the corporate banner Zee News Ltd.
The Company was incorporated on 25th November, and it obtained the Certificate of Commencement of Business on 5th January 1983 as Empire Holdings Ltd. in the state of Maharashtra. It was promoted by the Essel group of companies, comprising Sanjay Badgamia, Vasant Parekh and Ashok Kothari. The main object of the company business was of entertainment software.
It entered into the business of entertainment software and subsequently the name was changed to ZEE Telefilms Ltd. The Company co-promoted Essel Packaging Ltd. the partnership company of the Essel group in 1982. The Company produces/develops Hindi films, serials, game shows, children programmes etc. The Company would also commission serials, game shows etc., through directors/producers on contract basis, purchase rights of Hindi films, serials and other programmes from the producers for a predetermined period.
ASSPL became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. During the year, the Company entered into an agreement with the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation for supply of programme software to ZEE TV. During August, the Company issued 89, 28,000 rights...