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August 30, 2015 11:55 PM ET


Company Overview of Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd.

Company Overview

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. operates entertainment channels, as well as operates a film business that produces, acquires, and distributes Hindi films in India. The company operates MTV, a music channel for youth; Nickelodeon, a 24-hour pay channel in Hindi for kids with the option of English, Tamil, and Telugu audio feed on DTH; Colors, a channel that offers fiction shows, format shows, reality shows, and movies to viewers; Vh1, an international entertainment channel that provides viewers with international music, reality, fashion, Hollywood, pop culture, sports, and celebrity lifestyle; Viacom18 Motion Pictures, a motion pictures company with concept (or creative) development, production, mar...

CST No.461/462

Subhash road

Next to Garware Institute

Vile Parle (East)

Mumbai,  400057


Founded in 1995


91 22 6662 2424


91 22 6654 7720

Key Executives for Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd.

Group Chief Executive Officer
Age: 47
Chief Executive Officer of Colors
Senior Vice President of New Ventures
Head of National Sales - Vh1 India
Head of Vh1 India
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. Key Developments

Viacom18 Appoints Gaurav Gandhi as Coo, Effective August 1, 2015

Viacom18 announced that the company has picked Gaurav Gandhi, from within organization, as the chief operating officer of this venture. His new role is effective August 1, 2015. Gandhi has earlier served as the group chief operating officer at IndiaCast Media Distribution (a TV18 & Viacom18 venture).

Viacom18 Inks Deal with DQ Entertainment Plc to Launch Exclusive Jungle Book Merchandise in India

Viacom18 Consumer Products division is all set to bring all the jungle fun associated with the iconic Mowgli, Bagheera, Balloo and Sher Khan as it inks an exclusive deal to represent the rights as a master licensee to launch merchandise for DQ Entertainment Plc's Jungle Book in India. This would be Viacom18's second deal into representing brands outside the Viacom portfolio. Viacom18 plans to roll out products by the end of the year. The show currently airs on Nickelodeon.

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2013

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. announced unaudited earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenue of INR 5,576 million against INR 4,735 million a year ago. Operating profit was INR 560 million against INR 304 million a year ago. Profit before tax was INR 271 million against INR 81 million a year ago. Net profit after tax was INR 207 million against INR 34 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported operating revenue of INR 15,126 million, operating profit of INR 1,287 million, profit before tax of INR 637 million, net profit after tax of INR 495 million.

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