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Be­cause af­ter Dis­ney’s $71.3 bil­lion (Rs 4.9 lakh crore) buy­out of the Twenty First Cen­tury Fox group, he now leads one of the world’s big­gest me­dia and en­ter­tain­ment con­glom­er­ates, reach­ing more than 790 mil­lion view­ers a month in over 100 coun­tries with a bou­quet of 60-plus TV chan­nels

Be­cause with 300 mil­lion ac­tive monthly users and 30 per cent of the dig­i­tal video ad­ver­tis­ing share, Hot­star, a sub­sidiary of Star In­dia, is one of the big­gest in the stream­ing space world­wide

Be­cause the group sets the bench­mark in sports, with the In­dian Premier League and Pro Kabaddi League and cov­er­age in Tel­ugu, Tamil and Kan­nada, giv­ing Star In­dia 65 per cent share of sports view­er­ship in In­dia


In a step for­ward for gen­der rights, from July 2019, part­ners of the com­pany’s LGBT em­ploy­ees can avail health in­sur­ance cover, in­clud­ing ma­ter­nity/ pa­ter­nity and IVF ben­e­fits


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