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Deepak Dhar

CEO, Banijay Asia

Deepak Dhar is the man credited with being the key driving force behind content production in India. Deepak Dhar leads the new business, content strategies, partnerships and alliances across the region starting with India. Within a short span, the company has built a strong slate and collaborated with Salman Khan TV, MS Dhoni’s new venture, Dhoni Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and Group M’s Motion Content Group to create content for TV and web. Other prominent partnerships include the ones with The Natural Studios – Bear Grylls, Kamal Hassan and Talpa.

Listed in the Economic Times’ ‘India’s Hottest 40 under 40 Business Leaders’ in 2015 and recognised as one of the ‘Most Promising Leaders of Asia in 2016’ at The Economic Times Asian Business Leaders Conclave, Dhar has played a pivotal role in introducing new concepts and previously unseen innovative programming. In 2008, Deepak took over Endemol Shine India as the Managing Director and under his guidance Bigg Boss and Khatron Ke Khiladi, the flag ship shows from Endemol Shine, went from strength to strength.