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Sameer Nair added ( about Nandita Das ) : “Whilst the film is set in urban India, we believe that the themes of this film transcend geographical boundaries and will resonate with the global audience. It has been a pleasure to collaborate with Nandita, and we are delighted that Zwigato will have its world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:49:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair added : "The making of Gandhi will be an emotional experience, and when a series of this magnitude and importance is made, it needs people who truly believe in its import. With Hansal's directorial vision, Pratik's delicately nuanced performance and Siddhartha Basu joining the creative process, we are excited to bring Gandhi's, and India's journey, to a global audience," External link

irishsun Thursday, July 28, 2022 12:26:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair added : "We have new shows that are in development. Besides, we have acquired some books," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 12, 2022 7:02:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “The script is sharp, observant and hilarious in equal measure, complemented by our wonderful ensemble of actors, led by the remarkable Pankaj Kapur and Dimple Kapadia. We are delighted to be collaborating with Saurabh Shukla and Shoe Strap Films for this truly special film,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 21, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “Equally funny and ferocious, Aruvi is a provocative, feminist social satire that stunned us when we first saw it. We were drawn in by its unconventional narrative, deftly balancing its black comedy leanings, with the beats of a tautly executed thriller,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 5, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "Equally funny and ferocious, Aruvi is a provocative, feminist social satire that stunned us when we first saw it. We were drawn in by its unconventional narrative, deftly balancing its black comedy leanings, with the beats of a tautly executed thriller," External link

newindianexpress Friday, March 5, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “Equally funny and ferocious, Aruvi is a provocative, feminist social satire that stunned us when we first saw it. We were drawn in by its unconventional narrative, deftly balancing its black comedy leanings, with the beats of a tautly executed thriller,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 5, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "The success of 'Scam 1992' endorsed our belief about the audiences’ interest in such stories. We are extremely thrilled to announce 'The Telgi Story' as the next season. There is some great potential we see in this story and are absolutely delighted to partner once again with StudioNEXT, SonyLIV and Hansal Mehta in taking forward this franchise," External link

Hindu Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said ( about British ) : “After bringing American, British & Israeli formats to India, this series marks our first French format acquisition. Call My Agent’, is a witty and wicked tale that will take our film loving audiences on an enthralling, comic and exciting journey into the lives of their favourite Bollywood stars,” External link

news18 Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “We are trying to figure out new ways of production, wherein we may have leaner crews, greater emphasis on hygiene and a controlled environment,” External link

financialexpress Monday, May 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair pointed out : “Self-regulation is a slippery slope. It puts you in a place where you accept that if you don’t regulate in that manner there will be repercussions,” “If you want to speak, there will always be someone who will be unhappy. Someone will protest to your freedom of speech. Different countries operate differently. The US is the freest. They are also a 200-year-old democracy and they have been at freedom longer. But people are pushing boundaries and finding new ways of expression and getting away with things. Most often the establishment finds it hard to figure out what you’re saying. That’s the sort of thing to do” External link

indiantelevision Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair explained : “It always starts with the story and writing. We’ve done shows with stars and without. I don’t think you can knock down faces. They are faces for a reason, for marketing and have value. There are audiences out there who like them and want to see their work. The series format does allow us to take different stars and these tend to be an ensemble cast and not focussed on a single hero. So, the script is the hero,” External link

indiantelevision Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “Suddenly we are discovering that we don’t need to meet,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "We had a fantastic first season of our association with Armoza and streaming partner, Hotstar, and are thrilled to begin work on the second season," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “Whoever wins the content war will win the game,” External link

financialexpress Monday, May 20, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “It’s about everyone and no one,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “Yes, there is an infamous jacuzzi scene in the series involving drugs,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair explains : “What we’re looking for are stories with deep, layered plots; strong, grey characters; and opportunities to go into multiple seasons,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 3, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “The 10-part premium narrative drama, with multiple layers and seasons, is something we don’t have experience with. So it is a learning process,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 3, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "I am solving the hard work of actually putting it together, from the idea to the writing, to assembling the team, casting, production design, funding, to making it into a product that is good enough to stream immediately," "But we are operating at between $100,000-$200,000 an episode, which is reasonable," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 23, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "We hope to entertain their audiences, to contribute in a small way to help achieve their business objectives and to ink a deeper, longer-term creative relationship with them," External link

business-standard Monday, March 4, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “There is this whole segment of audience today which is lapsing from television,” “They have 4G data and broadband connections, and are willing to spend money on entertainment… There is huge demand for original content in Indian languages. Video streaming platforms can’t just rely on non-exclusive content like movies or TV shows. They need addictive content to make audience binge-watch it” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “In the last 20 years, broadcast has been dominated by daily soap operas. They killed off all the other formats of storytelling. It is catering to the lowest common denominator. We completely missed out on the premium subscription model that is prevalent in the US,” “The video streaming market is nascent today and content is playing catch up” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “The long and short of this is that the driver for next decade is data and video drives data. In video, binge-worthy addictive video is the driver,” “Data consumption is not doing to be driven by YouTube videos or live streaming” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “There is no question of stopping or shutting down. There is too much hullabaloo and gloom. Sometimes movies and studios do well, sometimes they don’t,” External link

rediff Wednesday, September 14, 2016 3:43:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “The entire focus was on KBC,” External link

mid-day Wednesday, July 6, 2016 7:05:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair added : “Through the Television Style Awards, we are attempting to recognise the contribution of the various members of the television industry for making small-screen style a global phenomenon. Partnering with the channel on such an endeavour has been fantastic,” External link

indiantelevision Monday, March 9, 2015 5:08:00 PM EAT



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star tv ceo50.00%EN01/11/201411/01/2014
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Sameer NairEN100.00%


 
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Sameer Nair added ( about Nandita Das ) : “Whilst the film is set in urban India, we believe that the themes of this film transcend geographical boundaries and will resonate with the global audience. It has been a pleasure to collaborate with Nandita, and we are delighted that Zwigato will have its world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:49:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair added : "The making of Gandhi will be an emotional experience, and when a series of this magnitude and importance is made, it needs people who truly believe in its import. With Hansal's directorial vision, Pratik's delicately nuanced performance and Siddhartha Basu joining the creative process, we are excited to bring Gandhi's, and India's journey, to a global audience," External link

irishsun Thursday, July 28, 2022 12:26:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair added : "We have new shows that are in development. Besides, we have acquired some books," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 12, 2022 7:02:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “The script is sharp, observant and hilarious in equal measure, complemented by our wonderful ensemble of actors, led by the remarkable Pankaj Kapur and Dimple Kapadia. We are delighted to be collaborating with Saurabh Shukla and Shoe Strap Films for this truly special film,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 21, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “Equally funny and ferocious, Aruvi is a provocative, feminist social satire that stunned us when we first saw it. We were drawn in by its unconventional narrative, deftly balancing its black comedy leanings, with the beats of a tautly executed thriller,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 5, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "Equally funny and ferocious, Aruvi is a provocative, feminist social satire that stunned us when we first saw it. We were drawn in by its unconventional narrative, deftly balancing its black comedy leanings, with the beats of a tautly executed thriller," External link

newindianexpress Friday, March 5, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “Equally funny and ferocious, Aruvi is a provocative, feminist social satire that stunned us when we first saw it. We were drawn in by its unconventional narrative, deftly balancing its black comedy leanings, with the beats of a tautly executed thriller,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 5, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "The success of 'Scam 1992' endorsed our belief about the audiences’ interest in such stories. We are extremely thrilled to announce 'The Telgi Story' as the next season. There is some great potential we see in this story and are absolutely delighted to partner once again with StudioNEXT, SonyLIV and Hansal Mehta in taking forward this franchise," External link

Hindu Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said ( about British ) : “After bringing American, British & Israeli formats to India, this series marks our first French format acquisition. Call My Agent’, is a witty and wicked tale that will take our film loving audiences on an enthralling, comic and exciting journey into the lives of their favourite Bollywood stars,” External link

news18 Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “We are trying to figure out new ways of production, wherein we may have leaner crews, greater emphasis on hygiene and a controlled environment,” External link

financialexpress Monday, May 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair pointed out : “Self-regulation is a slippery slope. It puts you in a place where you accept that if you don’t regulate in that manner there will be repercussions,” “If you want to speak, there will always be someone who will be unhappy. Someone will protest to your freedom of speech. Different countries operate differently. The US is the freest. They are also a 200-year-old democracy and they have been at freedom longer. But people are pushing boundaries and finding new ways of expression and getting away with things. Most often the establishment finds it hard to figure out what you’re saying. That’s the sort of thing to do” External link

indiantelevision Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair explained : “It always starts with the story and writing. We’ve done shows with stars and without. I don’t think you can knock down faces. They are faces for a reason, for marketing and have value. There are audiences out there who like them and want to see their work. The series format does allow us to take different stars and these tend to be an ensemble cast and not focussed on a single hero. So, the script is the hero,” External link

indiantelevision Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “Suddenly we are discovering that we don’t need to meet,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "We had a fantastic first season of our association with Armoza and streaming partner, Hotstar, and are thrilled to begin work on the second season," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “Whoever wins the content war will win the game,” External link

financialexpress Monday, May 20, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “It’s about everyone and no one,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “Yes, there is an infamous jacuzzi scene in the series involving drugs,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair explains : “What we’re looking for are stories with deep, layered plots; strong, grey characters; and opportunities to go into multiple seasons,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 3, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “The 10-part premium narrative drama, with multiple layers and seasons, is something we don’t have experience with. So it is a learning process,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 3, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "I am solving the hard work of actually putting it together, from the idea to the writing, to assembling the team, casting, production design, funding, to making it into a product that is good enough to stream immediately," "But we are operating at between $100,000-$200,000 an episode, which is reasonable," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 23, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : "We hope to entertain their audiences, to contribute in a small way to help achieve their business objectives and to ink a deeper, longer-term creative relationship with them," External link

business-standard Monday, March 4, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “There is this whole segment of audience today which is lapsing from television,” “They have 4G data and broadband connections, and are willing to spend money on entertainment… There is huge demand for original content in Indian languages. Video streaming platforms can’t just rely on non-exclusive content like movies or TV shows. They need addictive content to make audience binge-watch it” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “In the last 20 years, broadcast has been dominated by daily soap operas. They killed off all the other formats of storytelling. It is catering to the lowest common denominator. We completely missed out on the premium subscription model that is prevalent in the US,” “The video streaming market is nascent today and content is playing catch up” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair said : “The long and short of this is that the driver for next decade is data and video drives data. In video, binge-worthy addictive video is the driver,” “Data consumption is not doing to be driven by YouTube videos or live streaming” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “There is no question of stopping or shutting down. There is too much hullabaloo and gloom. Sometimes movies and studios do well, sometimes they don’t,” External link

rediff Wednesday, September 14, 2016 3:43:00 PM EAT

Sameer Nair says : “The entire focus was on KBC,” External link

mid-day Wednesday, July 6, 2016 7:05:00 AM EAT

Sameer Nair added : “Through the Television Style Awards, we are attempting to recognise the contribution of the various members of the television industry for making small-screen style a global phenomenon. Partnering with the channel on such an endeavour has been fantastic,” External link

indiantelevision Monday, March 9, 2015 5:08:00 PM EAT



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ceo37.50%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
group ceo12.50%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
star tv ceo50.00%EN01/11/201411/01/2014
Names Lang Count
Sameer NairEN100.00%


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