Disney Star

Disney Star
FormerlyStar India (1990–2022)
IndustryMedia conglomerate
Founded1 August 1990 (1990-08-01)
Area served
Key people
  • Rebecca Campbell[a]
  • K. Madhavan[b]
  • Sanjay Jain[c]
RevenueIncrease120 billion (US$1.5 billion) (FY 2021)
ParentThe Walt Disney Company India

Disney Star is an Indian media conglomerate owned by The Walt Disney Company India wholly owned by The Walt Disney Company.[1] It is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Disney Star runs more than 70 TV channels in eight languages, reaching out to 9 out of 10 cable and satellite TV homes in India.[2] The network reaches approximately 790 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 countries.[3] Disney Star generates more than 30,000 hours of content every year.[4] Disney Star is the largest television and entertainment network in India.

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  1. ^ K.J., Shashidhar (14 December 2017). "Disney's $52.4 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox includes Star India too – MediaNama". medianama.com. Archived from the original on 14 December 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ Iyengar, Rishi (9 July 2018). "Disney's next 700 million viewers might be in India". CNN Money. Archived from the original on 28 March 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Disney Acquires Star India, Tata Sky Stake Via Fox Deal". BloombergQuint. 14 December 2017. Archived from the original on 8 March 2018. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  4. ^ Bansal, Shuchi (27 June 2018). "What makes star a sought-after business in India". Live Mint. Archived from the original on 17 April 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.

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