Tag Archives: Kalli Purie

Good news: ‘Media sector is a sunrise sector’

What was bazaar speculation for quite a while is now a matter of record. Aroon Purie, the bossman of the India Today group, has divested over a quarter of his holding in Living Media India Limited, in favour of one of India’s richest men, Kumar Mangalam Birla for an undisclosed sum (Business Standard reports that…

Power of press belongs to those who own one!

It’s raining daughters in the Delhi papers—daughters of media barons, that is. Mail Today has devoted at least four full tabloid pages over the past month to herald the launch of India Today founder Aroon Purie‘s daughter Kalli Purie‘s book on weight loss. Today’s Times of India has a large story on the city pages…

Aroon Purie’s daughter Kalli has a story to tell

PhotoShop™ is a crucial piece of software in the laptops of Indian celebrities—and Botox™ a vital vial in their make-up kit—especially when they have to deal with a newspaper or magazine profile. And brave is the bold-faced name that appears in print with neither weapon having been deftly employed to perform its optical illusions. India…