Planet Marathi is currently getting all the limelight since the announcement of their first-ever Marathi OTT platform. This OTT promises thousands of hours of premium entertainment for Marathi fans with a world-class experience. While many big names are being linked to Planet Marathi OTT, the recent news of Sony Marathi's Amit Bhandari moving to Planet Marathi has caused an uproar of excitement in the industry.
Amit, who was the Assistant Vice President at Sony Marathi is also a popular media personality, with several accolades in the entertainment industry. Akshay Bardapurkar, Head and Founder, Planet Marathi has a vision to take Marathi media and entertainment to newer heights with Planet Marathi Film Production, Planet Marathi OTT, and Planet Marathi Talent.
Amit Bhandari will be managing all three frontiers with his years of industry experience and camaraderie. While talking about this new chapter he revealed to a leading newspaper, “Today the audience is sensitive when it comes to the content they consume. Planet Marathi OTT recognizes these nuances and is committed to transforming the way Marathi content gets distributed, broadcasted, and the way users experience it. “म मानाचा, म मराठीचा” is the tagline of Planet Marathi OTT. I would love to contribute to Akshay’s vision and give Marathi content the long-overdue recognition it deserves on a global level. My goal is to enable the creation of meaningful content that moves people and promises value in entertainment."
Akshay Bardapurkar expressed his exuberance upon the addition of the newest talent on board. He says, “We have always believed in the pursuit of excellence. It is only with the right talent and a strong vision, that achieving excellence is possible. Amit has demonstrated his innovation and forward-thinking with Yuva Sakal, Mumbai Times, Star Majha (ABP Majha), and Sony Marathi. The expertise he brings to Planet Marathi along with the decades of experience in Marathi and Hindi entertainment, Amit will only add value to Planet Marathi.”
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