Sunita Uchil

Zee’s Sunita Uchil gets international co-production role

Zee distribution head Sunita Uchil has been promoted to EVP at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) — a role that will see the exec launching an international co-production and co-development division. Uchil is to work with global prodcos to co-create and produce both scripted and unscripted programming. She was formerly chief business officer at Zee […]

India’s Zee links with Nigerian, Ghanaian channels for drama co-pro

India’s Zee has struck a co-production with Nigerian agency MACE and two Ghanaian channels for a local adaptation of a major drama. Deceptive Measures (Pavitra Rishta) – one of the most successful Indian dramas to date – will be remade by Nigeria’s MACE and Multimedia Group-owned Ghanaian channels Joy Prime and Adom TV. The drama […]

Ex-Zodiak, MEG exec joins Zee TV

Former Zodiak and MEG exec Sarah Coursey has joined the sales arm of Indian broadcast group Zee TV. Coursey (pictured) will regional head of syndication for North America, Latin America and Canada at Zee Entertainment Enterprises, focusing on format sales and acquisitions. Zee has been increasingly focused on international expansion over the past 12 months, […]

Indian sellers look to edge out Turks in CEE

Indian family telenovelas are primed to replace the Turkish dramas as the in-vogue imported scripted product in Central and Eastern Europe, according to sources at India’s key broadcasters. A delegation of Indian distributors from the likes of Viacom18, Zee Entertainment and Star India attended the NATPE Budapest market last week in a bid to drum […]