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We need a separate regulator for broadcast: IBF president K Madhavan

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar spoke to Madhavan on the IBF's priorities in a post-pandemic world

K Madhavan, President, Indian  Broadcasting Foundation, and  MD, Star and  Disney India
K Madhavan, President, Indian Broadcasting Foundation, and MD, Star and Disney India

Last week, the board of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) elected Star and Disney India Managing Director K Madhavan as its new president. He succeeds N P Singh, India MD and CEO, Sony Pictures Networks. Vanita Kohli-Khandekar spoke to Madhavan on the IBF’s priorities in a post-pandemic world. Edited excerpts What is your assessment of the industry currently? When you look at the industry in the post-pandemic world, there are some good things that have emerged, and some bad. Viewership has increased 25-30 per cent on both entertainment and news. That has ...