shemaroo: Shemaroo hires Argya Chakravarty as chief operating officer

Homegrown entertainment company linked in Argia Chakravarty as Chief Operating Officer.

He will lead the general business operations Shemaru and will work with Hairen Gada, CEO, and the senior management team to realize the firm’s strategic vision and values.

Chakravarthy will succeed Kranti Gada who was appointed President, new business opportunities.

Chakravarty has over 30 years of media experience. Prior to Shemaroo, he worked at DisneyStar as Executive Vice President of Advertising Sales, Entertainment.

“Over the past four years, Kranti and I have laid the foundation for a strong, scalable and professionally managed organization. I strongly believe that Argya, with his proven track record, knowledge and vast experience, is ideally suited to achieve Shemaru’s ambitions,” Hiren Gada said. “I welcome him to the Shemaroo family and wish him all the best.”

“We are very pleased that Argya join us at this stage as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of Shemaroo,” added Kranti Gada. “In line with our vision, he has deep domain knowledge and can drive our company’s growth exponentially. I am confident that with his 30 years of experience with leading brands, Argya will help us reach new heights by focusing on B2C initiatives while remaining true to our vision and core values.”

At Shemaroo, Chakravarty will focus on scaling and managing Shemaroo’s multiple business verticals.

“I am delighted to be joining Shemaroo,” Chakravarty added. “I have been watching Shemaroo for the past few years and have been a big fan of how Hiren, Kranti and their team have reinvented the business. They have kept the relevance of the brand that meets the tastes and moods of the modern consumer. I look forward to further developing and expanding the business across multiple platforms to create even more compelling value for the brand and our loyal customers.”

A graduate of the Birla Institute of Technology in Mesra and IIM-Kolkata, Chakravarty has also worked for Times Innovative Media, PepsiCoas well as