Kamat was previously the COO of Viacom18 and the CEO of Colors
He will be joining the Chernin Group’s CA Media, as its India CEO
Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been brought in by Colors to host the fourth edition of their reality television show Bigg Boss. The show will go on air later this year. With Salman Khan on board, Colors has looked to change the role of their host: he will be shown ridiculing and reprimanding the inmates present in the Bigg Boss house and being only friendly to those contestants who will play it clean and stay out of all the politics in the house.
Rameet Arora, marketing head of Colors, has put in his papers.Arora joined Colors' founding team in April 2008 and since then has spearheaded the marketing for the channel, overseeing all the marketing verticals – trade as well as consumer. He will be serving his notice period over the next 3 months.
Viacom18 has appointed Gaurav Gandhi as chief commercial officer. In this newly created role, Gandhi will also spearhead Viacom18's international business. He will be reporting to Rajesh Kamat, Group COO - Viacom18 and CEO - Colors.
Viacom18 has announced the launch of its Hindi general entertainment channel, Colors, in the United Kingdom. The channel will be available to viewers on the Sky platform and will be free-to-air. Amitabh Bachchan will continue to be the brand ambassador for Colors in the UK.
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