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Star promotes Krishnan Kutty to the new role

Disney's Star India has promoted Krishnan Kutty to EVP and Head Star India and Disney for Tamil, Malayalam and Marathi ( TV+ OTT). He will be responsible to spearhead the business in three of Star's key markets.

Before getting promoted, Kutty was working as the Business Head of Tamil GEC Star Vijay where he oversaw programming, sales, and marketing and managed a huge team of 300 people.

Prior to this, he was asscoiated as the Business Head for English cluster (Entertainment and Movies) and managed content, marketing, and revenue for a portfolio of 9 channels. Kutty also handled acquisitions and relationships with studio partners such as Disney, Fox, HBO and Sony.

He joined Star TV Network in 2005 as Vice president-Research and On air and was than elevated to Executive Vice president — Distribution in 2009. In April 2015, he became the Head of Distribution for the entire network for almost a year.

His previous stints include Mindshare, NDTV, and Hutch. 

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