Disney Star, an entertainment conglomerate, announced the expanded role of Sumanta Bose, who has been appointed as the Business Head for Star Plus and Star Utsav.
This strategic move comes as Kevin Vaz, former head of network entertainment channels, decides to pursue an opportunity outside Disney Star.
Reporting directly to Gaurav Banerjee, Head of TV and Disney+Hotstar Content Studio, Bose will leverage his decade-long experience in content landscape for the growth of Star Plus and Star Utsav. Additionally, he will assume the responsibility of leading content development for Star Plus, Star Jalsha, and Disney+Hotstar Hindi Specials.
Bose will also maintain an additional line of reporting to Sajith Sivanandan, Head of Disney+Hotstar. According to Disney Star, this collaborative reporting structure will foster synergy across platforms and ensure a seamless integration of content offerings, thereby maximising the audience’s entertainment experience.