Network18: An Audacious Story, a Media Empire and Its Legends
The audacious story of a start-up that deserved to be told. (Photo: Sohini Guharoy/<b>The Quint</b>)
The audacious story of a start-up that deserved to be told. (Photo: Sohini Guharoy/The Quint)
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Network18: An Audacious Story, a Media Empire and Its Legends

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Anubha Bhonsle, senior journalist and author of Gujarat Files, speaks about her experience at Network18 as she recollects her fondest memories with the company.

Author of Network18 book, Indira Kannan speaks at the launch of the book on Monday, 19 September 2016. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)
Author of Network18 book, Indira Kannan speaks at the launch of the book on Monday, 19 September 2016. (Photo: The Quint)

Indira Kannan’s book Network18: The Audacious Story of a Start-up That Became a Media Empire narrates the inspiring story of the rise of the company and the people who took it to unprecedented heights.

Watch Ritu Kapur, Raghav Bahl, Indira Kannan, Manoj Mohanka, Binni Bawa, Sanjay Ray Chaudhuri, Menaka Doshi, Rohit Khanna and Mohan Lal Jain as they launch of the book live:

After the book launch, the people who established the media empire, discussed the era gone by and the strategy to welcome the digital age – the anticipated part 2 of the book.

Sanjay Ray Chaudhuri, Ritu Kapur, Rohit Khanna, Vandana relived moments of the bygone time.

Menaka Doshi, whereas coordinated a discussion with Raghav Bahl, Indira Kanna, Govind and Sanjay Pugalia.

While discussing the future of his current companies, the Menaka Doshi asked him about his initial decisions like taking money from Mukesh Ambani.

Ritu Kapur, Raghav Bahl, Rohit Khanna, Shereen Bhan, Indira Kannan, Meneka Doshi reminisce initial days of Network18. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)
Ritu Kapur, Raghav Bahl, Rohit Khanna, Shereen Bhan, Indira Kannan, Meneka Doshi reminisce initial days of Network18. (Photo: The Quint)

We were live with Sanjay Pugalia, Raghav Bahl, Rajdeep Sardesai, Indira Kannan and Ritu Kapur as they get nostalgic before the Network18 book launch.

The book will be launched on Monday at 6:30 pm at India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg, Delhi.

Starting from a small room in New Delhi’s Safdarjung Enclave, Television Eighteen (TV18) grew into Network18, one of India’s largest media conglomerates spanning television, print, films, the Internet, business and general news, drama and entertainment.

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In Early 1995, Indira Kannan joined TV18 as a young journalist. Since then, she has been part of the roller coaster ride of Network 18.

As Indians got their first taste of satellite television during the first Gulf War, Raghav Bahl saw his future in the signals flickering across the small screen.

Armed with burning ambition, keen business sense and amazing audacity, he assembled a group of talented professionals and rank beginners to launch one of India’s earliest start-up success stories.

The book is being launched on Monday at 6:30 pm at India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg, Delhi.

Book Cover of <i>Network18 The Audacious Story of a Start-up That Became a Media Empire</i>.
Book Cover of Network18 The Audacious Story of a Start-up That Became a Media Empire.

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