Rabindra Narayan

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Considered as the Father of Punjabi Satellite Television, Narayan was the leader of the team that launched first-ever Punjabi satellite channel, Punjabi World in 1998. He is credited with the unique achievement of putting Gurbani on the World’s television map as the team led by him started beaming Gurbani Kirtan from Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, in 1998.
He had earlier contributed his might to the cause of Punjabi theatre where he worked as an actor, director, designer since 1983 with leading theatre workers of that time. 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With an array of television channels catering to diverse demographics, tastes, needs and niche consumers, his house of PTC branded channels today claims an impressive 80% share in the Punjabi mass media market. Besides, he sits over a vault full of diverse programming and helms a pool of talent bursting at the seams.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Awards & Honours” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:center|color:%23dda407″ google_fonts=”font_family:Josefin%20Sans%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:600%20bold%20italic%3A600%3Aitalic”][vc_masonry_grid post_type=”post” max_items=”4″ element_width=”3″ gap=”20″ item=”basicGrid_NoAnimation” grid_id=”vc_gid:1693256566000-baece30d-a00a-1″ taxonomies=”7″][/vc_column][/vc_row]