India: Is This Tv Tycoon Cozying Up To Rupert?

Zee's Chandra may cut a deal with archrival Murdoch

Barefoot on the sofa at his Bombay home, television tycoon Subhash Chandra takes a drag from his hand-rolled cigarillo before commenting on his rival, News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch. "I like him very much," says Chandra, who produces India's most popular programming. "He's a great person. He works hard. He's very quick in his decision-making, in his uptake, in everything. So I respect him."

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