Zee Entertainment Enterprises
|Headquarters||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Key people||Subash Chandra (Chairman)
Punit Goenka (MD&CEO)
|Products||Broadcasting, publishing, cable, movie production|
|Revenue||31.78 billion (US$490 million) (2012)|
|Net income||5.89 billion (US$90 million) (2012)|
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. 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 Founder is Subhash Chandra and its chief executive officer is Puneet Goenka. Through its strong presence worldwide, Zee entertains over 700+ million viewers across 169 countries.
The company was launched on 15 December 1991 and was previously known as Zee Telefims 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 US 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.[not in citation given]
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. currently operates the following TV channels:
|9X||Hindi general entertainment|
|Zee TV||Hindi general entertainment Channel and flagship station|
|Zee Cinema||Hindi movie channel|
|Zing||Hindi music channel|
|TEN Action||Sports channel dedicated to football|
|TEN Cricket||Sports channel dedicated to cricket|
|TEN Sports||General sports channel|
|TEN Golf||Sports channel dedicated to Golf|
|TEN HD||shows Sports in high definition|
|Zee Premiere||Hindi new movie channel|
|Zee Action||Hindi action movie channel|
|Zee Classic||Hindi classic movie channel|
|& Pictures||Hindi youth movie channel|
|Zee Anmol||Hindi general entertainment Channel|
|Zee Smile||Hindi general entertainment Channel|
|Zee Jagran||Hindi religious channel|
|Zee Trendz||Fashion channel|
|Zee Cafe||English general entertainment channel|
|Zee Studio||English movie channel|
|Zee Aflam||Hindi movie channel with Arabic subtitles, It also shows the movies Dubbed in Arabic|
|Zee Alwan||Arabic general entertainment with dubbed Hindi serials, dramas and shows|
|Zee Film Hindi||Hindi movie channel with Arabic subtitles|
|Zee Salaam||Hindi (Urdu) infotainment channel|
|Zee Variasi||Zee's Malaysian Channel|
|Zee Telugu||Telugu general entertainment channel|
|Zee Bangla||Bengali general entertainment channel|
|Zee Bangla Cinema||Bengali movie channel|
|Zee Kannada||Kannada general entertainment channel|
|Zee Marathi||Marathi general entertainment channel|
|Zee Talkies||Marathi movie channel|
|Zee Punjabi||Punjabi general entertainment channel based in United States, Canada and United Kingdom|
|Zee Tamil||Tamil general entertainment channel|
|Zee ETC Bollywood||Hindi music channel|
|Zee ETC Punjabi||Punjabi general entertainment channel|
|Zee Khana Khazana||Hinglish food channel|
|ZeeQ Kids Channel||Edutainment channel|
Zee News Limited
Zee News Ltd (ZNL) is a media and entertainment company and a subsidiary of the Essel Group. The company was spun off from Zee Telefilms on 31 March 2006 and it currently operates the following news and regional entertainment channels:
|All India||Hindi||Zee News|
|All India||Hindi||Zee Business (24x7 Finance channel)|
|Punjab, Haryana, Himachal||Punjabi, Hindi||Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal|
|Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand||Hindi||Zee Uttarpradesh Uttrakhand|
|Andhra Pradesh||Telugu||Zee 24 Ghantalu|
|Maharashtra||Marathi||Zee 24 Taas|
|West Bengal||Bengali||24 Ghanta|
|Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh||Hindi||Zee Madhya Pradesh Chhatisgarh|
|Rajasthan||Hindi||Zee Rajasthan Plus Marudhara|
In 2008, Zee Networks launched Zee Motion Pictures, an independent subsidiary of Zee Entertainment Enterprises focusing on development, production, distribution and marketing of mainstream films in Hindi and five regional languages (Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada and Tamil). Zee Motion Pictures also operates Zee Limelight for modestly budgeted films targeted at niche audiences.
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- FY2011 of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited
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- "BSE India". BSE India. 1 September 2003. Retrieved 11 February 2011.
- Hetal Adesara (2 March 2008). "Zee Group launches two motion picture production banners". Businessofcinema.com. Retrieved 28 September 2010.
- Official site
- Official site of Zee News
- Official site of Zee Television UK
- Official site of Zee Television USA
- Official site of Zee Television Asia/Pacific