RPSG Lifestyle Media has partnered with Penske Media Corporation to introduce the Indian edition of The Hollywood Reporter, a renowned entertainment media brand. Avarna Jain, Chairperson of RPSG Lifestyle Media, highlighted the distinct approach that THR India plans to adopt. She emphasized the publication’s focus on celebrating cinematic creativity across languages, regions, and platforms, including OTT, digital, and theatre. This marks a significant step in recognizing India’s significant contribution to the global entertainment industry.
Elisabeth Rabishaw, executive vice president and co-publisher of The Hollywood Reporter, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, emphasizing the publication’s dedication to showcasing and amplifying India’s vibrant entertainment industry on an international stage. Nekesa Mumbi Moody, co-editor-in-chief of The Hollywood Reporter, added that they are excited to collaborate with the THR India team and bring their editorial voice to this endeavor.
The Hollywood Reporter, known for its comprehensive reporting, analysis, and reviews in print and online, has editions in the US, Italy, and Japan. The appointment of the Editor-in-Chief and other senior positions for the Indian edition is currently underway, with the launch date set to be announced soon.
➤ About The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a premier entertainment media brand renowned for its comprehensive reporting, analysis, and reviews, both in print and online. It hosts prestigious live events, champions philanthropic and diversity initiatives, and produces successful video series like ‘Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter.’ The publication has received accolades for Best Entertainment Publication and Best Entertainment Website at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards.
➤ About RPSG Lifestyle Media
RPSG Lifestyle Media, a part of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, is responsible for publishing HELLO! India and has plans to launch Esquire India soon. As a diversified conglomerate with interests spanning power, IT, retail, FMCG, sports, media, and entertainment, the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group boasts a USD 7-billion valuation and aims to expand further into lifestyle sectors.
➤# What sets THR India apart from other entertainment publications in India?
THR India aims to celebrate cinematic creativity across languages, regions, and platforms, including OTT, digital, and theatre, providing a unique and comprehensive perspective on the Indian entertainment industry.
➤# When will the Indian edition of The Hollywood Reporter be launched?
The launch date for the Indian edition of The Hollywood Reporter is yet to be announced.
➤# What other publications are under RPSG Lifestyle Media?
Apart from The Hollywood Reporter, RPSG Lifestyle Media publishes HELLO! India and plans to launch Esquire India soon.
This partnership between RPSG Lifestyle Media and The Hollywood Reporter signifies a significant step in recognizing and celebrating India’s vibrant entertainment industry on the global stage, highlighting the country’s significant contribution to the world of cinema and entertainment. It will provide a platform for comprehensive coverage and analysis of the Indian entertainment industry, adding a new dimension to the existing media landscape in the country.