Shemaroo Entertainment, the leading M&E player, has promoted Rahul Mishra to Head the organisation’s initiatives across Web 3.0. Rahul has been the Head of Marketing for Shemaroo since 2018 and has been instrumental in carving an identity for its various consumer facing businesses. He played a pivotal role in the transformation of Shemaroo from a B2B to a B2C new-age digital company, and its new imagery roll out with the company’s foray into OTT and Broadcast.
In his new role, Rahul will be working on identifying and building various opportunities in the third wave of the internet that is more transparent and uses technologies like blockchain, AI and IOT to create a more interactive user experience for the company.
Hiren Gada, CEO, Shemaroo Entertainment commented, “We are delighted to elevate Rahul Mishra to his new role. His long and steady contribution has helped the company scale great heights. Rahul’s promotion is aptly timed as we plan to accelerate our brand’s growth using Web 3.0 technologies.”
Rahul Mishra, Head, Web 3.0 initiatives, Shemaroo Entertainment added, “I am grateful and thrilled to take up this new role. It’s an honour to be a part of the brand that has been entertaining India for 60 years and to work with the best minds in the industry. The future is exciting and bright with the arrival of newer technologies, and I look forward to navigating Shemaroo’s journey into the next stage of the evolution of the internet.”
Ever since its inception 60 years ago, Shemaroo has constantly fostered a culture of innovation and technology that has enabled the brand to stay ahead and cater to the evolving needs of the consumers.
About Shemaroo Entertainment:
Shemaroo Entertainment Limited is a leading global content powerhouse, which has played a pioneering role in the arena of content ownership, aggregation, and distribution. Shemaroo has been a core part of the Bollywood Industry and has managed to maintain many relationships with the best production houses over the years. With a diverse and growing collection of over 3700 titles, Shemaroo has offered premium content and services to customers in more than 30 countries, across several Indian languages. With the brand in existence for over six decades, Shemaroo continues to redefine itself to respond to the disrupting consumer environment, by delivering content across age groups in genres such as movies, comedy, devotional and kids. The company’s innate ability to sense the pulse of what an audience will consume, has not only helped it become a trusted partner to few of the biggest media platforms such as YouTube, Netflix, HotStar, Star Gold, Zee Cinema, Vodafone, Reliance Jio, Tata Sky, Apple iTunes, Etisalat, but has also helped Shemaroo create entertainment experiences, in ways never thought of. Today, Shemaroo has evolved to be an entrenched player in the digital ecosystem. The entry into the Limca book of records with #FilmiGaaneAntakshri on Twitter is proof of Shemaroo staying true to its ‘digital first’ vision. Shemaroo also launched its own video streaming platform ShemarooMe in 2018 and recently in 2022, further strengthened its outreach in the broadcast business by launching Shemaroo Umang to the existing broadcast portfolio of Shemaroo MarathiBana and Shemaroo TV, that offers an exciting bouquet of highest TRP rated daily soaps to entertain the viewers across India.