Because he is now a central figure in India's television business as CEO of Star India, it's easy to forget how alien Uday Shankar was to it on the day he took the job almost exactly a decade ago. The...
I looked at George Harrison. George Harrison scowled at the lift trellis door. He was dressed in a pajama and kurta, and his hair flowed long behind him. I was absolutely certain of one thing: there was going to be no scoop interview.
Several decades before Uday Shankar began his career as CEO of what is perhaps the country's most successful television network, even before he became part of the tele- vision news industry that revolutionised the way the country consumed news in the late 1990s, he began his professional life with a failure.