Subhash Chandra

Subhash Chandra
Subhash Chandra
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At a Glance
  • Age
  • Earnings
    $2350 Million
  • Source of earnings
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

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#25 India Rich List 2013


Pioneering media baron Subhash Chandra's $3.2 billion (revenues) Essel Group is best known for its TV broadcaster Zee Entertainment. Run by son Punit, it claims to reach 670 million viewers in 169 countries through 34 channels. Dish TV, group's direct-to-home television services arm, which has a 40% market share continues to lose money. He and 2 editors at Zee have been charged in a case filed by billionaire Savitri Jindal's son Naveen accusing them of extortion. Zee denied the allegation. Zee's new logo contains the Sanskrit words Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam which means 'The world is my family."

India Rich List 2013

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