Subhash Chandra, born on 30 November 1950, is an Indian Billionaire who has a major contribution in Indian Media & Entertainment, Education, politics, financial services, etc. He is the chairman of Essel Group. Subhash Chandra launched Zee TV in 1992 and invaded the private sector media and entertainment industry. He is also known as ‘The Father of Indian Television’. He has also served as the chairman of Zee Media but resigned as Director and Non-Executive Chairman of the company on 24 May 2016. He was then elected as the Member of Parliament from the Haryana state in the 2016 Rajya Sabha election. He holds an honorary doctorate from the University of East London. In May 2014, when Essel Group completed 90 years, Subhash Chandra donated Rs. 5000 Crore from his own wealth to the Subhash Chandra Foundation.
Subhash Chandra is an anchor in the Subhash Chandra show which is produced by Zee Media group itself. The show is aired on Zee News and Zee Business with the concept of motivating the youth, sharing ideas with them and inspiring the young minds for business and entrepreneurship.
He has written his Biography and was launched on January 20, 2016, by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi Ji. The book is named – The Z Factor: My journey as the wring man at the right time. The Book has Hindi and Marathi versions also. it is one of the best sellers. The book describes how Mr. Chandra had fought the obstacles on his way and how he broke his way through the competitive world. He has described in the book how he started his journey from a poor family and reached out to the empire he owns presently. His experience, teaching, and learning are a must read.