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  • Saeed Akhtar,   Founder & Director, Idearack

    Saeed Akhtar, Founder & Director, Idearack

  • Today, Production houses are facing challenges regarding good ideas to portray in front of the audience and the dearth of a good storyline is always there in the industry. In order to overcome this challenge, Idearack came up with ideas dedicated to creating innovative content that works across TV, OTT, Films, and Animation. Saeed Akhtar an exceptional story¬teller, created clutter-breaking shows like Tara from Satara for Sony TV, web series like Runaway Lugaai for MX Player, and some of the most renowned Kids' Anima¬tion shows for Sony Yay. Saeed Akhtar began his journey in media after he started pursuing his MA in Mass Communication from AJK-MCRC. He has worked with Moving Pictures Company (MPC) in Delhi as an Associate Producer and anchored for their flagship breakfast show: 'Subah Savere'. He started his first Production Company in 2003 called Trackone Productions, wherein he produced and directed a lot of fashion content. Saeed Akhtar has played an instrumental role in the Success story of the SONY SAB channel as the Channel grew almost 500 percent in ratings with shows like Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmaah, Lapataganj, RK Laxman ki Duniya, Gutur Gua silent comedy and many more.

  •  Saeed Akhtar: Innovative Storyteller Leading The Next Generation Of Content Creators

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    Given the prowess of technology and digital infrastructure today, Media and Entertainment industry is soaring high swamped with a variety of media contents on diverse platforms. India's Entertainment & Media industry is expected to reach Rs.4,30,401 crore by 2026, at 8.8 percent CAGR, as per PwC's Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2022-2026 report, analyzing E&M spending by consumers and advertisers across 52 territories. Boosted by an exciting pace of advancing digital media and advertising through deeper penetration of internet and mobile devices in the market, the Indian Media and Entertainment landscape looks brighter. Though, traditional media will continue to grow steadily, we will witness a completely different face of media and entertainment related businesses and revenue models emerging in the digital space once we have the rollout of 5G. Also, India’s Internet advertising market is set to reach Rs.28,234 crore, growing at a 12.1percent by 2026.

    Given India’s mobile-first Internet access market, the mobile sector dominates the country’s Internet advertising market, accounting for 60.1 percent of total revenue in 2021, touching 69.3 percent by 2026. While, Display advertising dominates the mobile sector, accounting for 90.7 percent of revenue in 2021, its share is expected to fall to 88.9 percent of the total in 2026. On the brighter side, as India’s wired Internet access revenue amounted to Rs.6,379 crore in 2021, it is predicted to reach Rs.8,829 crore, exhibiting a CAGR of 6.3 percent by 2026. The agile and skilled CEOs in Media and Entertainment are pragmatically looking into augmenting growth within the industry strengthening the media and entertainment market strategy. They definitely need to applauded for it.

    In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of ‘Top 10 CEOs in Media & Entertainment - 2022' is provided to the readers in corporate and different sectors, for informing on the excellent services leveraged by the Leaders in Media and Entertainment. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.

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Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Ep.Log Media Abhijeet Thakar, Co-Founder & CEO Ep.Log Media A media professional and an entertainment entrepreneur for over two decades, has initiated multiple projects, flourished many careers and redefined marketing and publishing
Bluepixel Media & Entertainment Aditya Sinha, CEO Bluepixel Media & Entertainment Specializes in IT/Software content Writing, Creating attractive PPT Skills, Content writing for newly launched brands and more
Worldwide Media Deepak Lamba, CEO Worldwide Media A rich experience of 20 years across multiple media platforms, currently holds the position of the Chief Executive Officer at the firm, a leading and most credible Entertainment and Lifestyle content company
Imagicaa world Entertainment Dhimant Bakshi, CEO Imagicaa world Entertainment A highly ambitious leader with strong Business Acumen, passionately curating an enthralling and unforgettable experience with his themed entertainment destination
Above The Line Keyur Shah, CEO Above The Line With the experience of 8 years in the field of Digital Marketing world he has been working with many leading companies all over India, rendering all the Digital Marketing/Advertising, Media Planning and Buying need
Cosmos Maya Megha Tata, CEO Cosmos Maya With over 30 years of experience behind, she bring expertise in management of businesses in the Media and Entertainment industry
Media & Entertainment Skills Council Mohit Soni, Chief Executive Officer Media & Entertainment Skills Council A highly driven, entrepreneurial self starter with more than 18 years of experience of heading Online Marketing, Media Planning & Buying, and Brand Communication Strategy
Eros International Pradeep Dwivedi, Group CEO Eros International An industry leader and professional in Media & Entertainment, Telecom, Banking & Financial services, Energy & Transportation with an established track record in cross-sector business transformation
Idearack Saeed Akhtar, Founder & Director Idearack An award winning Producer Writer, has played an instrumental role in the Success story of the channel
Applause Entertainment Sameer Nair, CEO Applause Entertainment Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry, skilled in Content Creation, Revenue Functions, Brand Management and like wise

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