Kunal Dasgupta quits SET
21 February 2009
Kunal Dasgupta, CEO, Multi Screen Media Private Limited (Sony Entertainment Television) has resigned. He was with Multi Screen Media for 14 years, since its inception in 1995.
Before this, Dasgupta was with Mattel Toys.
Dasgupta was instrumental in the success of Sony Entertainment Television, by introducing a host of channels such as Max, a Hindi movie and cricket channel; Pix, an English movie channel and the two general entertainment channels – Sony Entertainment Television and SAB.
Dasgupta has also played a key role in the formation of TheOneAlliance, a the distribution bouquet which is a joint venture between Multi Screen and Discovery Communications India that distributes 18 channels throughout the subcontinent.