Rajiee M Shinde
CEO at PTC Punjabi, PTC NEWS, PTC CHAKDE
Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awardee for 'Woman Entrepreneur of the year for TV & Films 2016. - Ms. Rajiee M Shinde, CEO & Director – PTC Network is a media visionary who has been associated with Punjabi Entertainment and Media for nearly 17 years. Ms. Shinde has held high profile posts with the best Punjabi Channels aired in India and across the world. Her career began with Srishti Videocorp’s Channel YES. She rose through the ranks and soon joined Home TV (of Hindustan Times) as the Head of the Promo Division. From here, she moved onto the ZEE Group, and was promoted to become the BUSINESS HEAD of ETC CHANNEL PUNJABI and ZEE PUNJABI. She was also heading the programming division for ALPHA ETC PUNJABI (in UK & USA).She currently heads GNext Media Pvt Ltd, under the aegis of which PTC Network of Channels exist in India, in the capacity of CEO & DIRECTOR. PTC Punjabi is aired across the globe, catering to the Punjabi Community worldwide. Ms. Shinde specializes in design and development of high-interest television software and entertainment events. Among the various Reality Talent Hunt Shows conceptualized and produced by her at PTC, the most prominent ones are PTC Punjabi Music Awards- a felicitation of the greatest talent in Punjabi Music Industry, PTC Punjabi Film Awards - the Annual Punjabi Film Awards, Miss PTC Punjabi– a Talent and Beauty Hunt for deserving Punjabi girls, Voice of Punjab – a Singing Talent Hunt Show in Punjab, Laughter Da Master – a Stand-up Talent Hunt Show, Voice of Punjab Chhota Champ - a Singing Talent Hunt Show for Kids and Mr. Punjab – a Personality Talent Hunt Show for Punjabi Men. In 2013, she spearheaded the launch of a business vertical PTC Motion Pictures, which has already released 2 Punjabi films out of which Disco Singh was a resounding success at Box Office. Under her leadership, PTC Punjabi will also be launching Punjabi Telefilms in 2016, of which Kuknoos has been aired worldwide in March. Zorawar, a Honey Singh Film is slated to be released worldwide on 6th May 2016. Ms. Shinde has been instrumental in launching LIVE telecasts of events in various parts of India as well as abroad. Her biggest success has been organizing of grand scale events in different parts of the world including Trafalgar Square (London), New Zealand, UAE and Canada which were attended by top dignitaries of the country. Ms. Shinde has contributed her might to the progress of the Punjabi Entertainment Industry and continues to do so. She is the recipient of Magicka Women Achiever Award 2016 and Sangrur Heritage Award 2016 for her relentless contribution to Punjabi Entertainment Industry. Additionally she was conferred with Excellence in Media in the BIMSTEC - SAARC WOMEN EMPOWERMENT FORUM 2017 organized by ASSOCHAM under MEA and Vishwa Punjabi Guarav Puraskar for outstanding contribution – Vishwa Punjabi Sahitya Sammelan Pune 2016. Ms. Shinde was conferred with Punjabi Icon Award 2017 by Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board, Mumbai. Women of the Decade in Media and Social Change by Women Economic Forum 2017 (WEF) proved to be yet another feather in her hat.