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Subhash Chandra Grabs The Emmy Award

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A very proud moment for Indians all over the world. Subhash Chandra, the pioneer of satellite TV in India happens to be the first Indian to receive the prestigious International Emmy Directorate Award in Newyork  last night.



Subhash Chandra, the chairman and founder of the Zee group was praised and described as a "one of a kind visionary, a self made entrepreneur who made his mark on the Indian television industry by launching the first privately owned channel in India" by Bruce Paisner, President and CEO of  The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the organization which conducts the International Emmy Awards every year. Incidentally the Zee group will celebrates its 20th annivery next year, on 2012.


Ecstatic Chandra told the media that "India is the cynosure of the world today and it’s a great privilege to be the first Indian recipient of this award. It really means a lot to me, Zee Group and the Indian media and entertainment Industry. While there have been many representations from India in the areas of technology and retail, this puts India’s media industry on the map and raises the profile of India with regards to its media and content.”


Citigroup chairman and former CEO of Time Warner along with Emmy Award-winning actress Archie Panjabi (CBS Network’s critically acclaimed hit drama “The Good Wife”) presented the International Emmy Directorate Award to Chandra during The International Emmy Awards Gala.


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