Uday Shankar tops Variety 500

Uday Shankar has been named by Variety 500 as one of the world's top executives. His 21st Century Fox’s Star India Group are major players in Asia. Star’s portfolio of lifestyle and entertainment channels include the 10 ten sports channels driving growth.

Shankar stepped  into the Indian cricket culture which allowed Star to reap the rewards of their $750 million investment to gain cricket broadcast rights through 2018. The next round of bidding is believed to be in the billions.

He began his journey as a political journalist with the Times of India before his work with Star India.


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