Top 10 Media and Broadcasting Companies in India 2015
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1. Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd is the leading media, television and entertainment companies.
It was incorporated in the year 1982 and was previously known as Zee Telefilms Ltd. It is among the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programs in the world. It also owns rights to more than 3000 movie titles and it has a presence worldwide with over 500 million viewers across 167 countries
It is known for brands such as Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Premier, Zee Action, Zee Classic, Ten Sports, Ten Cricket, Ten Action+, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zee Trendz, Zee Khana Khazana, Zee Salaam, Zee Jagran, Zing, ETC Music and ETC Punjab. They also launched Zee Cine Awards in the year 1998.
The company acquired 50% stake in Siticable, Asia Today Ltd, and Programme Asia Trading Company Ltd. During 1999-2000. They also ventured into media for education by operating a subsidiary company namely Zee Interactive Learning Systems Ltd. They also produce and distribute films, under the labels Zee Motion Pictures and Zee Limelight for mainstream and niche films respectively.
During the year 1999-2000, the company has undertook several merger and demerger arrangements including demerging several regional channels and merging ETC networks, 9XM, etc.
Net Profit : Rs.831.77 crores
Revenues : Rs.3426.18 crores
The ranking of the top players in this industry has been done on the basis of Net profits made in the financial year 2014-15.