Abhishek Kumar joins Balaji Telefilms

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Mumbai, July 13, 2022: Balaji Telefilms, the Entertainment conglomerate, announced the
appointment of Mr. Abhishek Kumar as the Group Chief Executive Officer. Abhishek moves
on from Jupiter Capital, one of the oldest homegrown Private Equity Funds in India, wherein
he was working as the COO & General Partner of the new Funds of the group. Before
Jupiter Capital, Abhishek was running a venture capital network, at Rainforest Venture
Network as Managing Partner and was also an Advisor & Partner to multiple family offices
for technology & consumer investments.
Commenting on the having Abhishek on Board, Mrs. Shobha Kapoor, Managing Director,
Balaji Telefilms said “We are pleased to have Abhishek as Group CEO, and are confident
that he is the right person to lead Balaji to the next stage of growth and value creation. He is
a seasoned leader with a stellar leadership reputation. The Indian media sector is
undergoing massive change which also creates enormous opportunities for us at Balaji, and
Abhishek will lead the efforts with the rest of the team, to seize these opportunities and
create value for all our stakeholders.”
Commenting on the appointment Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Group CEO Balaji Telefilms said
“I am of the view that content will continue to remain a key & exciting space irrespective of
the platform and value is being attributed to creators of content. Hence, at Balaji, I believe
that I can add significant value through my experience in business strategy, M&A, operations
and investing in Technology & Media.”
Abhishek comes with a rich experience of 20+ years array of experience in business
strategy, M&A, operations and investing in Technology & Media. He has been associated
with renowned brands like Rainforest Ventures, Snapdeal, TV18 Broadcast Limited, and
NDTV.
At Balaji, Abhishek will be responsible for the overall growth and success of the group.