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From Times Group to Zee, Indian media business in the post-pandemic world

The post-pandemic list tells just one story - that of utter devastation

From Times Group to Zee, Indian media business in the post-pandemic world
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Going by Ficci-EY figures, the industry plummeted from Rs 1.82 trillion to Rs 1.38,300 trillion (close to 2016 levels)

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar New Delhi
Google India is now among India’s top three media companies, along with Disney Star and the Zee Group. Times Group moves down a bit. That is the first thing that jumps out when you look at the list of India’s top Indian media and entertainment firms.

Among the many stories it tells, four stand out — the red­e­fining of the media company, the domination of video, the rise of subscription/pay reve­nues, and the pivoting of print.

Business Standard makes this list every year based on annual reports, company estimates, and those from Media Partners Asia (MPA). This time, the data

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First Published: Jun 17 2021 | 6:10 AM IST

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