AN EVENING TO REMEMBER (CT Exclusive)

Mumbai is known for its power failure and Tuesday is no exception. The corporate office of Zee Telefilms Ltd, located in the Western suburbs of Chakala, Andheri, is in the dark.

By Ilyas Qureshi

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Published: Wed 25 Feb 2004, 1:55 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 12:37 AM

The staff are enjoying the forced break but a few dedicated ones are still at their desk going through the daily grind as if nothing unusual had happened. One of them is Subhash Chandra, Chairman of Zee, who climbed six storeys to reach his office along with four bodyguards. He gets one-to-four security (three personal bodyguards and one from the Maharashtra Police). Well, that shouldn't come as a surprise because Chandra happens to be one of the richest Asians.

Chandra looks calm and composed as I walk in and laughs about the fact that he had to climb the stairs. "That's life, work has to go on," smiles the man of few words.

About his decision to choose Dubai as the first overseas venue for Zee Cine Awards, Chandra says, "This is a decision which has come naturally. We have viewers all over the world.



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