October 28, 2016 3:57 AM ET


Company Overview of Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd.

Company Overview

Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. owns and operates a television network in India. It operates a Hindi general entertainment television; a premium Hindi movies and special events channel; a second Hindi movie channel showcasing great Indian Cinema; a family comedy entertainment channel; an English movie channel; an English entertainment channels; a Bangla movie channel; a refreshing Hindi music channel; a premier sports entertainment channel; a youth-centric sports channel; and a digital entertainment channel. The company is also engaged in film production. Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. was formerly known as Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. and changed its name to Sony Pictures Net...

3rd Floor

Interface Building No. 7

Off Malad Link Road

Malad (W)

Mumbai,  400 064


Founded in 1995


91 22 6708 1111


91 22 6643 4748

Key Executives for Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
President of Worldwide Networks
Head of PR & Corporate Communications and Senior Vice-President
Head of Marketing and Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. Key Developments

Sony And 9x Media Buyout Talks Fail

9X MEDIA PVT. LTD. reported that Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. is no longer interested in buying out 9X Media because of legacy taxation issues.

Sony Pictures In Talks To Buy Taj Television For INR 20000 Million

Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. is in talks to acquire Taj Television Limited (Ten Sports) from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (NSEI:ZEEL) for INR 20000 million.

NSR, Sony Pictures Reportedly In Talks Over 9X

New Silk Route (NSR) and Pradeep Guha are in talks with Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. among other investors to sell 9X Media Pvt. Ltd. for anywhere between INR 2.5 billion to INR 3 billion. New Silk Route holds around 80% stake in 9X.A person close to the matter stated that, “The PE investor is growing impatient as it has stayed its course. However, the buyers are not ready to pay such a hefty valuation,” and added that the process is driven by Pradeep Guha, 9X’s Chief Executive Officer who also owns around 15% stake in the company. According to the news report, Pradeep Guha did not respond to emailed questionnaire mailed a week back. But an official with direct knowledge of the sale process confirmed the talks being on track. NSR spokesperson in an emailed response said, “We are committed to providing returns to our investors and are optimistic about liquidity events in 2016. However, NSR would not like to offer any comments on market speculations” while spokesperson for Sony Pictures Network India Ltd in an emailed response said, “As a matter of policy, we do not comment on speculation.”

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