Posted on November 23, 2011 at 10:40 pm

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Founder of Indian TV channel receives Emmy Award

The Founder of Zee Group (which includes Zee TV – India’ first Hindi satellite channel), Subhash Chandra, has made history by becoming the first ever Directorate Award recipient from India to be awarded an International Emmy® Directorate Award.

 The award was presented at a ceremony which took place on Monday, 21st  November at the Hilton New York in New York City.

Mr Chandra said: “India is the cynosure of the world today and it’s a great privilege to be the first Indian recipient of this award. It really means a lot to me, Zee Group and the Indian media and entertainment Industry.  While there have been many representations from India in the areas of technology and retail, this puts India’s media industry on the map and raises the profile of India with regards to its media and content.”

Richard Parsons, Citigroup chairman and former chairman and CEO of Time Warner, along with Emmy Award-winning actress Archie Panjabi (CBS Network’s critically acclaimed hit drama “The Good Wife”) presented the International Emmy Directorate Award to Mr. Chandra during The International Emmy Awards Gala.