Sahara One Media and Entertainment Ltd has appointed Deepak Segal as COO of its motion picture division, Sahara One Motion Pictures, with immediate effect. Segal has been associated with media and entertainment business for more than two decades.
Confirming Segal’s appointment, Seemanto Roy, Head, Sahara One Media
& Entertainment Ltd, said, “I am indeed delighted to welcome Deepak Segal in our family. With Deepak’s varied and rich experience, coupled with the huge success of our latest blockbuster ‘Wanted’, Sahara One Motion Pictures is readying itself with many such big ticket releases in the near future. He will also focus on content creation to meet the diverse demand from the marketers, advertisers and viewers.”
Segal began his career as a film and video editor and later produced and directed corporate shorts and ad spots. During his stint with Star India, in a very short time he was instrumental in making the Star Group reach the pinnacle of success. He later went on to become EVP Content for Star India and then served as Managing Director of Fox Television Studios India Pvt Ltd.
On his new role, Segal said, “Joining Sahara One Motion Pictures gives me the opportunity to take forward our existing relationships and forge new ones to expand our footprint in the movie business.”