Zee TV's Deepak Rajadhyaksha resigns, to join Viacom18 Media

The former Deputy Business Head of Zee TV will join Viacom18 to head Colors Marathi and Colors Gujarati

by Madhuwanti Saha
Published - Aug 10, 2018 8:54 AM Updated: Aug 10, 2018 8:54 AM

Deepak Rajadhyaksha, Deputy Business Head, Zee TV, moves on from ZEEL after two years. Industry sources have confirmed the development to exchange4media. He is slated to join Viacom18 Media to head its regional channels Colors Marathi and Colors Gujarati. These channels were earlier led by Nikhil Sane who also heads Viacom18 Motion Pictures Marathi.
We reached out to both Rajadhyaksha and Zee TV who refused to comment on the same.

Zee TV said, “We do not have an official intimation of the same, hence cannot confirm as of now.” Aparna Bhosle, Business Cluster Head - Premium & FTA GEC channels at ZEEL, is speculated to take his place.
We reached out to Viacom18 Media who chose not to comment on the recent development.

Rajadhyaksha was elevated to Deputy Business Head, Zee TV in May 2016. Prior to this he was successfully leading the role of Business Head of Zee Marathi. Before joining Zee, he was worked in Marathi and Hindi theatre where he was associated with the famous Awishkar group. He was a freelance writer and has also directed plays.

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