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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 Fire– NDTV Profit's Prashant R. Nair sets you up for the business day with Opening Fire. 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.
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 worked 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.
PRASHANT R NAIR– Prashant R Nair is currently Executive 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 the channel's flagship show 'Opening Fire'. 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 NDTV’s Bureau Chief – USA and a 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 and Head of Automobile Programming 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.
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.
ANISHA NAYAR DHAWAN– Anisha Nayar Dhawan currently anchors ‘Power Lunch’ on NDTV Profit. Her repertoire includes anchoring 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.
NATASHA JOG Senior Anchor and Senior Editor – Special Programming has handled a wide range of responsibilities in her 14 years with NDTV. From reporting and anchoring to managing bulletins and overseeing several teams, Natasha has been involved in a wide range of programming. She has anchored extensively, from daily news shows and debates to special programming on key issues and challenges facing India today. Nation Today, the award winner India 60 Minute Verdict, India This Week and Prime Time are some of the many shows driven and anchored by her. Now, working extensively with NDTV Prime, where she's in charge of the Education and Careers Programming, Natasha anchors a daily show, Heads-Up, the only programme of its kind in the country, getting you the voice of India's young, unplugged.
 
NDTV PRIME’S ‘SPECIALITY BANDS’
EDUCATION at 6:30 pm
Mindspace -What course to take up and where? How to get that dream job you've been eyeing? Course or Career, whatever your concern, NDTV Prime Mindspace will try and address it, bringing you all that you need to know to stay ahead of the pack. Tune in everyday on NDTV Prime.
PROPERTY at 7:00 pm
The Property Show & Property It’s Hot -For the first time in India, NDTV Profit-Prime 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 shows are a hour 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. The Property Show is anchored by Manisha Natarajan every Monday to Friday and on Thursdays features the Big Real(ty) Debate. These shows also feature legal, financial and construction advice from architects and designers on how to upgrade homes and offices.
TECH at 8:00 pm
Unboxed -Is the ultimate technology-buying guide on NDTV Prime, where the best tech experts in the country have been brought together to answer your queries.
How To -On Tuesdays NDTV Prime brings the show that takes life by the scruff of its neck and teaches you how to deal with the most perplexing and frustrating things life throws at you.
The Contrarian -Every story has two sides. On Wednesdays watch NDTV Prime for the side that the world desperately wants to believe in and the side that nobody wants to see. Welcome to the dark side.
Perfect Body Built By Tech -Tells us how to stop yourself from making the mistakes that everyone makes in the gym and how to eat and sleep right to develop the perfect body. Watch this NDTV Prime show on Thursdays.
Byte Me -The biggest tech stories reported, analysed and dissected by the best tech writers, columnists and journalists in the country and across the world can be seen on NDTV Prime each Friday.
AUTO at 8:30 pm
The Car & Bike Show Prime Edition -This show has been India's number one automobile based programme for over 10 years. Every Monday catch the latest products, industry news, global motor shows and much more right here with Siddharth Vinayak Patankar.
Follow the Star -On Tuesdays tap into your wanderlust with us on this show that explores India's highways, and brings you hidden gems along the way. Meet interesting people, and get inspired to hit the road yourself - to explore, exhilarate and enthrall.
Mobil1 The Grid -Features global motorports action, brought to your screens every Wednesday! The Grid transports you onto the track, and gets you the nail-biting action, complete with insider information, behind-the-scenes details and the people who make it all possible.
Volvo XC Adventure -12 contestants, paired up into 6 teams, will each drive a premium SUV through the wilderness. Their tasks will be varied, but the aim will be just one - to win. Each task and each step will take them closer to the grand prize. Watch this excitement every Thursday.
The Getaway -It's the weekend, and you know you're itching to escape! We have the perfect destination and route that will take you into a much needed getaway to recharge, relax and refresh yourself. Every Friday you can take your loved ones along for the ride too.
ENTERTAINMENT at 9:00 pm
Ticket To Bollywood -is a brand new talent hunt that is searching for India's next big star. We are looking for the complete package, someone who can sing dance and act! Winners get a chance to star in a blockbuster Bollywood production. Watch the show every Monday to Friday.
COMEDY at 10:00 pm
The Rising Stars of Comedy -Catch moments of rib tickling comedy by some of our top comedians on Comedy Cut every Monday and Thursday.
Chhupa Rustam -Get set ready for more episodes of rib tickling laughter only on Chhupa Rustam.
 
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