Star India network

MUMBAI: The Star India network, which owns a majority stake in Mashal Sports, commercial rights holder of the Pro Kabaddi League, has, as expected, retained the media rights to the PKL for the next five seasons.

Mashal Sports announced at the weekend that it had successfully concluded its PKL media rights auction for five Seasons (Season 8 to Season 12) to be held during 2021-2025. 

Though Star was the only entity that put in a bid, it bears noting that the rights were offered through an open tender process.

Jul 01, 2020 18:07
MUMBAI: Uday Shankar, president, The Walt Disney Company (Asia Pacific) and chairman, Star & Disney India, on Tuesday said that COVID pandemic and the China-India face-off have led to a “perfect storm". And that his network would have to "figure out a different monetisation model" for the Indian Premier League (IPL) IF the growing demand for a boycott of Chinese companies was acted upon by the government.
May 13, 2020 20:05
MUMBAI: Uncharted territory. That is where the world at large and the sporting firmament in particular is at present vis-a-vis the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing that is clear though is that in the immediate term, when live sport returns, it will be behind closed doors. 
Apr 13, 2020 20:04
MUMBAI: The chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry as a whole has led Star India to defer the planned launch of Star Sports 3 HD, along with four other channels, till further intimation.  The other channels put on hold by the Disney-owned network are Vijay Music, Star Gold 2 HD, Star Movies Select, and Disney Channel HD, Televisionpost reports.
Nov 08, 2019 14:11
MUMBAI: Google India on Friday announced the appointment of Sanjay Gupta, currently Star & Disney India Country manager, as its new country manager and vice president of sales and operations for India. 
Sep 21, 2019 13:09
MUMBAI: Star India has announced the appointment of Nitin Bawankule as head of ad sales. In this role, Bawankule will be responsible for leading ad sales across both linear broadcast and OTT for Star TV network and Hotstar respectively.  The appointment is effective October 1, and he will report in to Sanjay Gupta, country manager, Star, and Disney India. 
Sep 16, 2019 15:09
NEW DELHI: In what is a landmark decision, the Board Of Control For Cricket In India is discontinuing the long-standing tradition of scheduling big ticket cricket matches during the Diwali festival season.
Jul 08, 2019 11:07
MUMBAI: Gayatri Yadav, Star India’s president and head consumer strategy and innovation, has put in her papers. She is currently serving her notice period and will reportedly be moving out of India’s leading broadcast network in October to set up her own entrepreneurial venture.
Apr 22, 2019 17:04
MUMBAI: The Star Re.Imagine Awards - recognizing creativity and innovation in the use of integrated media in advertising during the Indian Premier League – is back "in a bigger and better avatar".