Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) is the only media and entertainment Company to be included in the recently announced ‘India40’, Nikkei Inc’s list of the top Indian companies.
‘India40’ is a list of 44 leading companies selected by Nikkei Inc in order to provide detailed information on the moves of those leading companies and to analyse the current picture and outlook of India’s various industries through them. These companies were selected after Nikkei Inc calculated the rankings of the market cap of companies listed on the BSE, taking into account the growth potential and name recognition, the balance between industries and the position in the industry among other factors.
Speaking on the‘India40’ list, Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEEL, said, “ZEE’s inclusion in Nikkei Inc’s ‘India40’ list reaffirms its position as a leading player in the Indian Media and Entertainment industry. As a global content company, we take immense pride in entertaining millions of viewers across the world and in the years ahead, we hope to grow further by engaging consumers with our innovative and creative content solutions.”
The list stated that many companies covered by ‘India40’ earned more than 50 per cent of their entire earnings from overseas, showing that the globalisation has progressed and their influence is no longer limited to India.
Other Indian companies in the ‘India40’ list include NTPC Ltd, Reliance Industries Ltd, Tata Steel Ltd, ITC Ltd, Hindustan Unilever Ltd and Godrej Consumer Products Ltd, to name a few.