Arnab Chaudhuri has joined Walt Disney Television International India as Director, Content and Creative. His responsibilities include overseeing the creative and content strategy for Disney TV’s network in India, which includes Disney Channel, Disney XD and Hungama TV.
Chaudhuri’s role will include aligning local content acquisition, local production, animation projects, interstitials and on-air promotions to support the programming priorities for the network.
With over 15 years’ experience in television, Chaudhuri has worked across roles such as animation creation, creative direction, on-air promotions, programming and general management. He has worked in markets such as Hong Kong, South East Asia, Australia, Philippines, India and Pakistan.
His last assignment was with a full length animation feature film titled ‘Arjun’, which was produced by UTV. Prior to that, he had worked with organisations such as Turner International and Channel [v].
Commenting on his new role, Chaudhuri said, “The Disney network has been successfully delivering quality entertainment that transcends age, gender and geographies to Indian families. I look forward to further our initiatives to bring content that is locally relevant and raises the bar on creativity and quality for our viewers.”
Natasha Malhotra, Vice President and General Manager, Walt Disney Television International India, added here, “Creating compelling content, channel environments and engaging and entertaining our audience with locally relevant initiatives is a key strategic priority for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Hungama TV. The experience that Arnab brings with him from the India and international markets will play a crucial role in driving the growth of our channels.”