Of the Entertainment & Media Industry....

India's entertainment and media industry will more than double in five years to 2018 and grow to over Rs.2,27,000 crore at a rate of more than 15%, a report by Confederation of Indian Industry and professional services firm PwC has said.
The growth rate has been estimated on a compounded basis annually . In 2013, the industry grew 19% over the previous year to Rs.112,044 crore, according to the report. “The future lies in digital media as the internet segment is leading the growth in India,“ Chandrajit Banerjee, director general of CII said, commenting on the findings. Internet access and internet advertising were the fastest growing segments in 2013, clocking growth rates of 47% and 26% respectively over the previous year.
Television and print media , are expected to remain the , largest contributors to the advertising pie in 2018 as well, as per the report, which estimates that the revenue from advertising will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13% and exceed Rs.60,000 crore in 2018 from Rs.35,000 crore in 2013. Television, the biggest segment, grew 15% in 2013, driven by subscription revenues.
The film segment, estimated at Rs.12,600 crore in 2013, is ` projected to grow steadily at a CAGR of 12% on the back of higher domestic and overseas box-office collections as well as cable and satellite rights.
“With the rapidly increasing adoption of smartphones and tablets, the gaming sector is fast emerging as a promising source of revenue for the industry,“ the report said.

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