STAR India

  • Satyamev Jayate TV show headed to China June 1, 2014

    New York: Satyamev Jayate, an issue-based television show hosted by Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, is headed to China after Star India sold the rights of the popular show to a production company there. "When we did the first season of Satyamev Jayate, we got inquiries from many parts of Asia...
  • Aamir disappoints Mountain Man's villagers? Star India's CEO says there was never any plan to show Dashrath Manjhi in S2E1 March 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan has left people at Bihar's Gehlaur village upset as they were under impression that the second season of his show 'Satyamev Jayate' would begin with an episode on 'Mountain Man' Dashrath Manjhi. However, Star India's CEO Uday Shankar says there was never any such plan. Aamir's show...
  • Star India to invest over Rs 1500 crore in hockey January 23, 2014

    Mumbai: STAR India, the country's leading sports network Star Sports, on Thursday committed to invest in excess of Rs. 1500 crore in hockey over the next eight years in order to promote the game. Nitin Kukreja, Head of Sports Business, STAR India, said, "Our aim is to transform the sporting landscape...
  • Star India inks 8-year broadcast deal with FIH January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Sports broadcaster Star India on Tuesday announced an eight-year broadcast deal with International Hockey Federation (FIH), during which the world sport body will look to host a major event in India each year. Star India, which runs country's leading sports network Star Sports, will broadcast key FIH events both...
  • Star India awarded team sponsorship rights of Indian cricket team December 9, 2013

    Star India Pvt. Ltd. on Monday have been awarded team sponsorship rights of the Indian cricket team for the period 1st January 2014 to 31st March 2017. Star bagged the rights for the period 2014-17 at Rs. 1.92 crore per game, which is 40 per cent less than what it was...
  • BCCI will never ask Sachin Tendulkar to quit: Sanjay Patel October 4, 2013

    The BCCI secretary refuted the news as baseless, while also throwing light on the board's new title-sponsorship deal with Star-ESPN. ...
  • BCCI devalued, Star-ESPN bags title rights for Rs 2 cr per game October 3, 2013

    News Delhi: In light of the recent spot-fixing and betting scandal in the Indian Premier League, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) brand value has taken a serious hit, with Star India Pvt. Ltd. and ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd. bagging the title rights for home series...
  • Olympic ban no bar, Indian channel bags broadcast rights for Rio August 1, 2013

    Lausanne: Despite India serving a ban from the Olympic fold, the International Olympic Committee has awarded broadcast rights of several important multi-sporting events, including 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, for seven South Asian countries to an Indian channel. 'STAR India' has been handed the braodcast rights for the XXII Olympic Winter...
  • Salman Khan signs Rs 500 crore deal with Star India January 23, 2013

    Premium member of the 100 crore club, actor Salman Khan recently signed a first of its kind deal with Star India for a reported Rs 500 crore in exchange for the channel bagging satellite rights to all of the star's films over the next five years. ...
  • Salman Khan signs Rs 500 crore deal with TV channel January 22, 2013

    TV appears to be the ideal way for Salman Khan to roll in the big bucks. Poster-boy of the 100-crore club, Salman Khan, has reportedly signed an unprecedented deal with Star India which sees the actor take home something like Rs 500 crore in exchange for the channel bagging satellite...
  • Star bags BCCI's domestic telecast rights April 2, 2012

    Chennai: Star India has won the bid for BCCI's domestic telecast rights, which includes both broadcast and digital rights to cricket in India for the period July 2012 to March 2018. According to sources, the Indian cricket board had received four tenders for the broadcast, Internet and mobile rights to...
  • Am excited and charged up about TV show: Aamir October 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan, the latest Bollywood star set to make his television debut, confesses he does not know much about the TV industry but that could also work to his advantage as he likes to do things his way. The actor-filmmaker promises that his show, like his films, will be...
  • Director's cut of 'MNIK' goes to LA fest April 17, 2010

    The director's cut of Shah Rukh Khan starrer My Name Is Khan (MNIK) will be screened at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) April 20-25. Dilip Mehta's Cooking With Stella will open the fest. Directed by Karan Johar, MNIK will be released in the US by Fox Searchlight Pictures...
  • Top stars quit STAR India June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Putting an end to all the speculation about its top management in India, STAR group on Sunday said Peter Mukerjea, Chief Executive Officer, STAR Group, India and Sameer Nair, Chief Executive Officer, STAR Entertainment, India, have tendered their resignations. It is believed that Mukerjea, whose resignation will come into...