Komal Nahta

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Komal Nahta
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Komal Nahta(left)
Born (1964-04-30) 30 April 1964 (age 58)
Occupation(s)Film critic, Host and Trade Analyst
Years active1980-present
RelativesTaran Adarsh (Cousin)

Komal Nahta (born 30 April 1964) is an Indian film trade analyst. Nahta is the publisher of "Film Information" and also a television show host. He is an anchor of the trade show ETC Bollywood Business on the Bollywood TV channels ETC and Zee Cinema.[1] He is in the advisory board of Cinema Capital and other top companies. He is the son of film producer Ramraj Nahta.[citation needed]


His interviews are carried by CNBC, STAR, Zee, B4U, NDTV, Zoom, and Doordarshan.[citation needed] He was also the Bollywood representative of the BBC for almost 10 years. The Asian Development Bank(ADB) has appointed him advisor for its film financing division.[citation needed] In May 2007, Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar officially launched his weekly film magazine, The Film Street Journal.[2][3]

On 26 April 2010, Nahta replaced Taran Adarsh (his real-life cousin) as the host of ETC Bollywood Business on the Indian TV channels ETC (India) and Zee Cinema (UK). His show airs daily on weekdays at 10 pm in India[4] and at 7:30 pm in the UK. On Mondays, the show is about the previous Friday's collections. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Nahta speaks to various artists from the film industry. Thursdays preview films releasing on Friday. On Fridays, Nahta reviews films released on that day.[5][6] The show launched the first episode with Sajid Nadiadwala as the guest. He was also the Editor of Entertainment website koimoi.com.[7]

He runs a YouTube channel, 'Komal Nahata official' on which he give film reviews.[8]


  1. ^ "Komal Nahta on Sify.com". Archived from the original on 2014-03-13. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
  2. ^ "Bollywood Business with Komal Nahta". Archived from the original on 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2010-07-08.
  3. ^ Govil, Nitin (27 March 2015). Komal Nahta. ISBN 9780814760635.
  4. ^ Showbiz in a new avatar
  5. ^ Komal Nahta confirmed as new host for ZEE show
  6. ^ It's a serious business
  7. ^ Komal Nahta's Faith Entertainment Pvt Ltd Archived January 24, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ http://www.youtube.com/Komal Nahata official