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chairman , executive

Subhash Chandra is the founder of Zee TV, India's first private TV channel. He is rightly referred to as the Media Moghul of India. Mr. Subhash Chandra, Chairman of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited and promoter of the Essel Group of Companies is among the leading lights of the Indian industry. A self-made man, he has consistently demonstrated his ability to identify new businesses and lead them on the path to success.


Mr. Chandra has charted a course of growth and success, unparalleled in business history. All of his ventures are path-breaking in nature, be it Essel Propack, the largest specialty packaging company in the world; Asia's largest amusement park Essel World; or the first satellite television in India Zee TV.


  • Subhash Chandra revolutionized the television industry by launching the country's first satellite television channel Zee television in 1992 and later the first private news channel, Zee News. He was the first in India who sought to harness the huge business potential of satellite television channels.


He is a firm believer in the concept of Karma.


Subhash Chandra is a philanthropist.


  • Transnational Alternate Learning for Emancipation and Empowerment through Multimedia , India

  • Global Foundation for Civilizational Harmony , India