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Disney's struggle in India

Disney and Sony's journeys in India have been a study in contrast, where one thrives while the other, despite owning a large profitable business, is looking for an exit


Vanita Kohli-Khandekar
It has been a month of contrasts. Over 30 years after it came to India, the $83 billion Disney is thinking of selling its business or allying with others.

 Meanwhile, Culver Max Entertainment, earlier known as Sony Pictures Networks, which has been in India for almost 30 years, is committing itself further. The entertainment arm of the $86 billion Sony Corp housed in Culver City, California (close to Disney’s Burbank head office), announced a merger with Zee Entertainment in December 2021. The merger has the Competition Commission of India’s approval but has run into legal bumps because of Zee founder Subhash
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First Published: Jul 26 2023 | 9:25 PM IST

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