The general entertainment channel is dead: Sameer Nair
Sameer Nair speaks about changing audiences, emergence of niche entertainment and the lessons he learnt at Imagine
New Delhi: He served variously as the programming head, chief operating officer and chief executive at Star India during his 12 year stint with the broadcasting company and turned its fortunes around with the launch of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) and soap operas produced by Balaji Telefilms Ltd. Later, he became CEO of NDTV Imagine Ltd that shut down when Turner International pulled the plug on the loss making channel. In the last three years, Sameer Nair has invested in a production house, a multi-channel online video company, an e-commerce firm and a restaurant. Last week, the broadcasting industry veteran was appointed group CEO of Balaji Telefilms, the television and film production company run by Ekta Kapoor.
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