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NDTV Profit NDTV Prime
 
One of the most exciting NDTV ventures, the recently launched 2-IN-1 channel, NDTV Profit, in a fresh association with The National Stock Exchange of India will operate from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays and will offer viewers in-depth and credible business news and analysis during market hours. Well watched for its vast coverage of the daily stock market action NDTV Profit has established benchmarks for simple, clear and transparent reporting in the world of business.

From 5 pm and on week-ends, the channel will sport a brand new avatar. NDTV Prime is targeted at the 25+ urban male and will offer an interesting blend of ‘specialty bands’, which will showcase through the week across genres such as Technology, Auto, Property, Education & Careers, Entertainment and Comedy. Among the Big Ticket shows on Prime is – ‘Videocon d2h Ticket To Bollywood’, a reality show which will give the two lucky winners an opportunity to star in a Bollywood movie. This new concept, with two prime times, changes many of the traditional views on what Prime time viewership is all about.
 
The Key Shows
Question Time with Omkar Goswami– With 124 interviews in its past avtaar, Question Time with Omkar Goswami is back on NDTV Profit. Serious conversations with top class business persons, politicians, policy makers, journalists, authors, actors and activists - Omkar Goswami brings you the opinions that matter. This is one talk show where substance means more than sound.
Opening Moves– NDTV Profit's Prashant R. Nair and Devina Menon set you up for the business day with Opening Moves. The show kicks off with lively, analytical debate ahead of market opening. Once the markets open, the show shifts gears to focus on business news, corporate profit analysis, stocks below the radar and market trends.
Power Lunch– The biggest names in business and politics, intelligent debate and detailed stock market analysis - Power Lunch is a 'one stop shop' for every investor. Premier political and financial journalists from the NDTV Group bring their most important stories to Power Lunch with Ashutosh Sharma and Bianca Ghose.
The Car and Bike Show– As the name suggests, the show keeps viewers abreast of the latest goings-on and trends in the global and international automobile world. It features reviews of the latest launched car and bike models, covers a diverse range of markets, including the USA, the UK, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Nigeria, Sudan and Malaysia, and drives back interesting international viewpoints from the world’s top motor events like Geneva, Paris and Tokyo.
The Property Show – For the first time in India, NDTV Profit and PropEquity, a premier Business Intelligence organisation, guide viewers where to buy, when to sell and how to invest in property, through scientifically researched analysis. The show is an hour of daily coverage of all that’s real estate, offering expert advice to viewers on all property related matters, explaining the intricacies of buying, selling and investing in property through live call-ins, debates and discussion. Anchored by Manisha Natarajan, the show also has a segment featuring legal, financial and construction advice from architects and designers on how to upgrade homes and offices.
 
Key Personnel & Anchors
AUNINDYO CHAKRAVARTYSenior Managing Editor, Aunindyo Chakravarty takes on the responsibility of heading NDTV Profit as well as NDTV India. Aunindyo was part of the original team that launched NDTV Profit and took it to No.1 in its second week when he helped set up the network's business news channel. He has been an integral part of the channel and has a self-confessed umbilical tie with it. He will be working with the Channel’s very talented team to restore it to a leadership position. Aunindyo started off as a political and business reporter in 1999 and has worked in every editorial department - research, news desk and anchoring at NDTV.
ANJU YADAV– Anju Yadav is currently Head of Operations & Programming at NDTV Profit. She is responsible for production quality and adherence to NDTV standards. An NDTV veteran of 17 years, Anju has been part of the core strategy team at NDTV Profit since 2008. She is critical to the review and selection of new programming with an eye on audience tastes and marketability. Prior to Profit, Anju served as Channel Producer at NDTV India, the 24-hour Hindi news channel from the NDTV stable.
PRASHANT R NAIR– Prashant R Nair is currently Markets Editor at NDTV Profit. Prior to this he was the Head of Research. Along with senior colleagues, Prashant drives the markets programming at NDTV Profit. Prashant also anchors some of channel's flagship shows like 'Opening Moves' and 'The 2.30 Factor'. With a background in both business economics and journalism, Prashant has been with NDTV Profit since its launch.
MANISHA NATARAJAN– Manisha Natarajan is Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs and Senior Editor Real Estate at NDTV. She currently hosts the daily prime time real estate programme: The Property Show. Manisha learnt the ropes of television journalism as a reporter for BBC World's 'Moneywise' and 'India Business Report'. She has anchored over 1000 hours of live business news, including key events such as the Union Budget, Economic Survey, Credit Policy and Tax Roundtables. She's also been an in between columnist with Indian Express, (Stock Talk) and Mint (Money Matters)
NAMRATA BRAR– Namrata Brar is Senior Anchor at NDTV Profit. Based out of New York, Namrata's presents a unique blend of global news with an Indian relevance. Her success is based on her experience in India as a stock market anchor and business correspondent for NDTV Profit between 2005 and 2009. During that period, she interacted with top rung investors and some of the most influential leaders of India Inc.
SHWETA RAJPAL KOHLI – Shweta is currently the Economic Affairs Editor at NDTV 24x7, responsible for all business and economic coverage at India's most respected English news television channel. A well-known anchor, she regularly hosts business shows and also anchors prime-time news bulletins on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV Profit. During her 13 year tenure as a journalist, Shweta has won several awards for excellence in journalism including the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism in 2010 and the Business-Standard-Seema Nazareth Award for Young Print Journalists by President KR Narayanan in 2001.
SIDDHARTH VINAYAK PATANKAR– Siddharth Vinayak Patankar is currently Editor-Auto with the NDTV Group and anchor of 'The Car & Bike Show' . With over a decade of experience in the industry, Siddharth is also an active business correspondent, and primetime news anchor on the NDTV network. With a wide network of global relationships, Siddharth has delivered a slew of exclusive reports & key interviews - Renault-Nissan's Carlos Ghosn, Toyota's Katsuaki Watanabe, and GM's Rick Wagoner, to name a few.
DEVINA MENON– Devina Menon is co-anchor of 'Opening Moves' and 'The 2:30 Factor' , NDTV Profit's signature market shows. Devina received her grounding in equity markets at the proprietary desk at Edelweiss Securities. She brought the expertise to play as a market anchor for 2 years at ET Now. AT NDTV Profit, Devina has honed her skill at simplifying the equity markets for the viewer.
SHIVANI MUTHANNA– Shivani Muthanna anchors NDTV Profit's prime-time news shows - 'Profit@Night' at 9 pm and 'Business Prime Time' at 8 pm. She also produces and presents 'Profit this Week' - an analytical round up of the week's big stories. Armed with a double major in Economics & Psychology and a degree in Mass Communications & Journalism, Shivani has been a broadcast journalist for 7 years.
BIANCA GHOSE– Bianca Ghose anchors live programming on NDTV Profit every week day with a snappy news roundup at 1:00pm on ‘Power Lunch’. A broadcast journalist for 7 years, Bianca's focus areas are the pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries.
ASHUTOSH SHARMA– Ashutosh Sharma anchors two key equity market shows on NDTV Profit - 'Buy or Sell' and 'Tips for Tomorrow' . As a leader of NDTV Profit's Research team, he drives content and analysis related to the equity markets. Ashutosh joined NDTV Profit in 2007, armed with a post graduate degree in business management from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.
ANISHA NAYAR DHAWAN– Anisha Nayar Dhawan anchors evening news shows on NDTV Profit. Her repertoire includes live market shows like 'Buy or Sell' . With over a decade of experience in TV News, Anisha has previously worked with Sahara TV USA, Headlines Today, DD News and ANI TV. Anisha has a Bachelors in Economics from LSR and a PG Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Indian Institute of Mass Communications.
RAJIV MAKHNI– Rajiv Makhni is India's Tech Guru and hosts multiple TV shows on Technology, Quizzing and Lifestyle. He is Managing Editor for Technology at NDTV and is also a multiple award-winning columnist. Rajiv writes for major publications like Hindustan Times, HT Brunch, GQ, Outlook and many others. He was a successful model and an entrepreneur and is currently writing a book, which, surprisingly, is not on technology.
 
 
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