Bhushan Kumar of T-Series has had a very successful year, with the label having seen a number of blockbuster hits. These successes have landed him on the prestigious ‘Bloomberg 50’, a list comprising the most influential individuals in their respective industries, based on the work done over the last year.
The annual Bloomberg 50 list features Bhushan Kumar for T-Series’s achievements in the, primarily for being the largestchannel on the planet, as also for his contributions to Indian cinema at large. According to industry experts, T-Series owns roughly 70 per cent of Bollywood’s music industry, and the channel has amassed the highest number of subscribers as well.
This success going digital, as well as their contribution to the Bollywood film industry, has landed the T-Series tycoon a place on the coveted Bloomberg list.
Commenting on this achievement, Kumar said, “I feel happy and honoured to be part of this coveted list. It makes me even happier that as a team, T-Series is taking rapid strides at making Indian entertainment available to the global audience. It also gives me immense pleasure and pride to be mentioned as one of the most-influential business leaders. There’s more to come, and I hope we continue to strive and achieve even greater heights in the coming years. These accolades are the result of sheer hard work and dedication, on part of the digital, music and marketing teams.”
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Beginnings After Bans
Indian batsman Prithvi Shaw is currently under a doping ban. But once penance is served, it is possible to become a champion again.
The use of strength-building stimulants by athletes dates back to ancient Greece, but in those days, there was no testing. Since drug tests
became the norm in the 1960s, many sportsmen have been banned for ingesting performance-enhancing substances. Currently, India batsman Prithvi Shaw is serving an eight month-ban for failing a drug test. He’d be glad to know that a few athletes made successful comebacks after dope bans.
The Bloomberg 50 is a list of the most influential leaders in business, entertainment, finance, politics, and science and technology, whose accomplishments defined the year 2019. The list has been published online, and will also feature in the special upcoming issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.
Other names on the list:
• Jacinda Ardern
• Jeff Zucker
• Ekrem Imamoglu
• David Marcus
• Ann Sarnoff
• Sabine Weyand
• Emma Walmsley
• Kevin Feige
• Doug Mcmillon
• Kevin Mayer
• Hong Kong
• Mette Frederiksen
• Kylie Jenner