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Star India ups its contribution to Rs 5 crores donation for the Kerala Flood Relief efforts

21 August 2018

Star India ups its contribution to Rs 5 crores donation for the Kerala Flood Relief efforts

K Madhavan presents the cheque to Kerala CM Shri Pinarayi Vijayan 

Star’s #AllForKerala campaign inspiring millions to contribute across TV, Hotstar and social media 

Star India today announced it will increase its donation to Rs 5 crores for the CM’s Distress Relief Fund for the relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala. Star India had previously announced a Rs. 2 crore donation, however, seeing the scale of the disaster, Star India and its employees stepped up to increase the donation along with its parent company 21st Century Fox. 


Star India along with employee contributions of employees of Star India network and matching contributions of Star and parent company 21st Century Fox have donated a cumulative sum of Rs 5 crores to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund.


K Madhavan, MD – South, Star India, presented the cheque to Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Hon’ble Chief Minster of Kerala, today. (Picture attached)

In addition, Star’s #AllForKerala campaign supported by over 60 stars and celebrities in 8 languages across 50 channels and Hotstar is inspiring millions to join the relief efforts. 


Uday Shankar, President 21st Century Fox - Asia, and Chairman and CEO – Star India, said, “Our hearts go out to those affected by this tremendous natural disaster. But we are also heartened by the stories of communities helping each other through this difficult time. We believe we must do everything in our power to help along with leveraging the power of our platform to inform and inspire citizens to join the relief and rehabilitation process. I sincerely hope many other companies will be able to provide assistance to families and communities in need of help.”

K Madhavan, MD – South, Star India,  said, "Kerala is in a terrible state, and we have a huge responsibility, as a media house, to support the situation. We are exploring all the possibilities of how to give them the right support. We think the next phase would involve moving beyond the initial mobilisation and awareness to the long term focus on rehabilitation and repair, which we shall remain committed to help make happen."

 

In order to pledge your support for Kerala

 

#AllForKerala

 

For Donations: The Government of Kerala - Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund

Log on to: donation.cmdrf.kerala.gov.in

 

Essential supplies for the flood victims:

Log on to: www.goonj.org

 

About Star India:

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape since 1991 and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching approximately 700+ million viewers a month across India and more than 100 other countries. Star generates 30,000+ hours of content every year and broadcasts 60+ channels in 8 different languages, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India.

The network’s entertainment channel portfolio includes Star Gold, Star Gold HD Star Gold Select, Star Gold Select HD, Channel V, Star World, Star World HD, Star World Premiere HD, Star Movies, Star Movies HD, Star Movies Select HD, Star Utsav, Star Utsav Movies, Star Bharat, Star Bharat HD, Movies OK, National Geographic, National Geographic HD, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Wild HD, Fox Life, Nat Geo People, Nat Geo People HD, Nat Geo Music, Nat Geo Music HD, Baby TV, Baby TV HD and Star Plus, Star Plus HD India's No. 1 Hindi General Entertainment Channel. It has a leading presence in regional broadcasting as well, through a bouquet of channels which include Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Star Pravah, Maa channels (Star Maa, Star Maa HD, Star Maa Gold, Star Maa Movies, Star Maa Movies HD and Star Maa Music) and affiliate channels Asianet, Asianet HD, Asianet Plus, Asianet Movies, Star Suvarna, Star Suvarna HD, Star Suvarna Plus and Vijay TV, Vijay Super. It is also present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios, an affiliate joint venture company.

Star India is making quantum leaps in transforming sports in the country by leveraging the group's strengths in superior content and audience engagement. Star's sports business has grown rapidly to 12 channel properties (Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD1, Star Sports HD2, Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports Select 2, Star Sports Select 1 HD, Star Sports Select 2 HD, Star Sports Hindi 1, Star Sports Hindi 1 HD; India’s first Tamil Sports channel Star Sports Tamil 1 and India’s first private FTA sports channel Star Sports First), making it the leading sports network in the country.

Star is driving the agenda on digital consumption in the country with Hotstar, Star's revolutionary digital platform which is among the fastest growing apps in the world and is increasingly becoming the first port of call for internet adopters in India.

Star India is a fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

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Mr. K Madhavan, MD–South, Star India, presenting the cheque to Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala, for the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund, in Thiruvananthapuram today
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