The Face of Indian Animation
With a viewership of 34 million children, Chhota Bheem, the cartoon created by green gold animation, is the first ever Indian animation character to have its own line of branded merchandise and exclusive stores
An Animated Life
From Amar Chitra Katha to Karadi Tales, ACK Media chief-executive Samir Patil’s love for technology makes sure his company is at the forefront in driving quality children’s content for new and emerging media
Spreading the printed word online
As reading makes a comeback, Indian publishers are looking at tapping into new technologies to reach out to a wider audience. And industry experts believe that a new audience is waiting in the wings of India’s tier-II and III cities
Helping India Read in Many Languages
Realising the gap in regional language publishing and the need to create quality content to reach out to the non-English speaking people of the country, New Horizons Media has started with Tamil language publishing as its focus.
The business of blogging
Bloggers turning authors seems to be the latest trend in publishing. However, it remains to be seen if a blogger’s popularity within a niche segment makes their books popular.
Desi beats, global hit
DesiHits! has evolved from being a music portal that showcased desi talent to a multi-platform media company that fosters collaboration between South Asian and international music artistes
With more than 1,400 hours of programming for various broadcasters, Miditech promoters, Nikhil and Niret Alva have shown that pursuing an inherent passion makes good business sense.
The Snapdeal Pivot
In January 2013, Snapdeal had a mere US $100,000 in the bank, a small chunk left after it had burned through almost all of the US $57 million it had raised since September 2009. Th...
Transformation by design
Polaris’ Arun Jain has engineered a unique strategy at the mid-sized financial technology company, incubating a robust products company from within a running services entity. He ...
In coffee, we trust
Tata Starbucks is the coming together of two iconic brands. 34-year-old Avani Saglani Davda, the company’s CEO, explains to us why her game plan for Starbucks in India is to “g...
Where there’s traction, Money will follow
Deepinder Goyal, founder and CEO, Zomato, shares a great working relationship with investor Sanjeev Bikhchandani of Info Edge for one simple reason: Bikhchandani is more entreprene...
Playing 20 Questions with Mittu Chandilya
The AirAsia India boss discusses his interview experience with Tony Fernandes, his firm-and-fair management style and why it is crucial to be a serial innovator to win in the aviat...
Where ownership and management are different
Dr. Ranjan Pai, Managing Director, Manipal Education and Medical Group, has led the professionalisation of the Group by consciously empowering his senior managers, seeding several ...
Building a Happy Company
Ashok Soota-led Happiest Minds Technologies has woven happiness into its business process. Find out how you can do it too....
Narayana Health’s ten-year plan
Narayana Health’s Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty wants to rewrite India’s healthcare story. His personal mantra: it is pointless talking about all the advancements in healthcare if peo...
Creative Dialogue on Scaling Up
Cognizant’s Lakshmi Narayanan indulges in a creative, freewheeling chat with L. Kannan and Vijay Babu of Vortex Engineering, a solar-ATM manufacturer....
"Businesses don’t go anywhere, people do"
Mindtree’s Subroto Bagchi urges entrepreneurs to think of their journey as a process of continuously creating infrastructure – physical, intellectual and emotional. He specific...