Following the exit of Managing Director Rajesh Kamat, Deepak Dhar, currently Creative Director of Endemol India, will step into his shoes. The elevation is effective from January 2008.
Kamat and Dhar both joined Endemol in 2005, and together they built the new company from the beginning of that year.
Dhar’s prior association was with Star TV as Group Head of Programming, from 2001-2005. There he was responsible for productions such as ‘Pop Stars’ and ‘Laughter Challenge’. Before joining Star TV, Dhar was Senior Producer at MTV for three years.
At Endemol, Dhar has produced shows like ‘Big Brother’, ‘Operación Triunfo’ and ‘Mission Ustaad’, among others.