The investors, Alanda Media took over Associated Broadcasting Private Limited (ABCL), the holding company of TV9 at a reported cost of Rs 450 crore in August 2018. Ravi : Yes, they want to hit when you are down. He has already started groundwork on the same. “You are representatives of political honchos who are out there to devour `EVERY’ journalist and independent media house today,” he wrote. You own 8.25 per cent in the company. TV9's former CEO Ravi Prakash has opened up on his fall out with new management Alanda Media Group Entertainment and the consequences that led to his termination as the CEO of the channel. Author of Badminton player Saina Nehwal's biography (2012). Sudhir : Even Pawan Kalyan was not happy with TV9. They were killing the credibility of TV9. 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Hyderabad: Amidst rumours that he went underground for the last two days after a case was booked against him, TV9 Telugu news channel Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ravi Prakash appeared on screen during the channel’s 7 pm news bulletin on Thursday and urged people not to believe in false news. View Ravi Prakash’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Sudhir : The share purchase agreement was completed in August 2018. Sudhir : Things are not looking good for you with allegations of forgery. Over the years, he branched out into several languages, establishing a leadership position in many of them. I had promised 40000 shares to Sivaji last year. Do we understand you are on the run? After Ravi Prakash has resigned from TV9, people are curious to know his whereabouts and also about a bunch of allegations were levied against former CEO of Tv9.There has been no response from Ravi Prakash’s camp and this has caused a one way news cycle without any reponse from other party. Sudhir : Did the two gentlemen say so to you directly? On 9 May, in the face of rumours that he was absconding, Ravi Prakash went live from the TV9 studio in Hyderabad to convey all was well. For some reasons, the process was delayed. Rameshwar Rao and Krishna Reddy. They have invested in NTV. I have been told they want to keep me behind bars for up to one and a half months without securing bail. The two businessmen want to completely take over the company and see me out. #న్యూ ఇయర్ 2021; #StrainVirus #2020RoundUp; #Corona; #IndiaVsAustralia2020; #Bigg Boss-4; #FarmersProtest; #COVIDVaccine; #IndianSuperLeague2020; తెలుగు వార్తలు Was the working relationship between you as the CEO and the new majority shareholders different from what existed between you and Srini Raju, the previous majority stakeholder? Today Ravi Prakash Foundation is undertaking philanthropic activities in these areas. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. However, Ravi Prakash tried to stall the formation of the new board. They forced us to do stories with a particular slant. Sudhir : Have you been sleeping well at night? Ravi : No, I am not disappearing. I am speaking from the TV9 studio as CEO, Chairman and Founder of the channel,” he said. The first one is a private agreement between me and my friend. Ravi : Not directly but through their people. “For the last 15 years, TV9 has been the number one news channel in the country. Is this in that sense, becoming a political battle as well? ( Log Out / Dismiss. Sudhir : Is Ravi Prakash disappearing from the media scene? They want the entire media in Telangana to only support what the government does. Ravi Prakash holds eight percent stake in TV9. Tag: Ravi Prakash. They did not like this as they saw this as criticism of the Telangana government. © Copyrights 2016, TELANGANA PUBLICATIONS PVT. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. https://www.gulte.com/political-news/14181/ed-case-against-tv9-ravi-prakash Sudhir : There are also reports that you could be looking at taking over another Telugu TV channel and relaunch it. Stating that some channels were airing false news, he hoped the same channels would telecast correct news in future. Ravi : I am not pro-TDP. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Truth will alive forever and it will win. This is threatening and intimidation. Sudhir : You are said to be close to the Telugu Desam. An enforcement case information report (ECIR) has been issued based on the Cyberabad police FIR alleging a Rs 18 crore fraud. As per Ravi Prakash offline statements, there is huge gap in current Telugu media as all the channels are pro-government and no channel is strongly questioning the governments of Telugu states. November 18, 2018 November 18, 2018 Ravi Prakash Foundation. Additionally, Ravi Prakash Foundation was founded in 2017 to further its commitment and passion for making a change in the society by supporting the cause of education and health. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Ravi’s connections and jobs at similar companies. Sudhir : Does it upset you that other media houses are now running a campaign against you. The dispute relates to Alanda Media buying 80% stake in TV9 recently. Sudhir : And you see this as deliberate harassment? FilterKaapiLive.com is a news and media website that will be your window to South India. This is a business dispute, what is the role of the police machinery in it. These are family proprietary firms. Sudhir : But technically, with 90.5 per cent stake in ABCL, the holding company of TV9, they are the majority stakeholders. Streaming platform isn’t confirming, Pallavi Aware International School celebrates Girl Child Day, Watch: Enjoy the scenic beauty of Laknavaram Lake, Watch: American dances to Indian music like a pro. His outrage against the channel became very personal vis-a-vis you. Tagged as: 10 TV, abcl, Chandrababu Naidu, cyberabad police, filter kaapi, high court, intermediate, Jaganmohan Reddy, krishna reddy, kvn murthy, megha engineering, my home group, narendra modi, NTV, pawan kalyan, rameshwar rao, Ravi prakash, revanth reddy, sakshi, sivaji actor, srini raju, t s sudhir, Telangana, telugu media, tv9, tv9 bharatvarsh, Print, TV, Digital media Journalist for over 27 years. Ravi : Yes. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! But when Rameshwar Rao took 56 per cent stake, I protested. Now you can get handpicked stories from Telangana Today on WhatsApp / Telegram everyday. T S Sudhir : You are accused of evading the police who had issued summons to appear before them for questioning on 15 May. Ravi has 2 jobs listed on their profile. Sudhir : It is obvious who will benefit from a negative story on Revanth Reddy. Are you alleging that political pressure was brought upon the new TV9 owners to do their bidding?Ravi : I do not want to speak on record on this, Sudhir. I was told there was political pressure to go for it. LinkedIn. Ravi Prakash spoke to T S Sudhir and opened up on the charges leveled against him, dismissing them as “useless” and alleged interference in editorial matters at TV9 by the new owners. They are hounding me, not allowing my version from getting into mainstream media because they have stakes in so many media channels. Ravi Prakash Jobs People Learning Dismiss Dismiss. TV9 Public Service Messages. This was just three months before the Telangana assembly elections and they wanted to use the TV9 stories on the raids to damage his reputation. Ravi Prakash, journalist and the former CEO of Associated Broadcasting Company Private Limited (ABCPL), the parent company of TV9, was taken into custody by … Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Dismiss. Change ). Sources confirmed that Ravi Prakash, who is also the founder of TV9 holds 8% stake in the company, developed differences with Mr. Kaushik over the operations of the news channel. We have political and business interests. “Based on this case, some people tried to implicate me in a false case. Learn how your comment data is processed. ( Log Out / View all posts by T S Sudhir, Don’t try fool people by saying Mr Jagan mohan Reddy asked you support him , according to me he never ever asks media to support him he always tell them to show the facts to the people to whom the media and political parties are answerable. They take him to the police station every morning and make him sit all day. … April 22, 2019 TV9 For Better Society. Check it out regularly for interesting news, views and perspective on politics, films, sports, human interest stories, health, fitness, cookery and satire. Ravi : He could not handle the aggressive posture of our news presentation. Handloom is not merely an economic activity it’s an art that its practitioners dedicate their lives to learn. Click this link to subscribe and save this number 9182563636 on your contacts. Before taking over, these people said Ravi Prakash will be the heart and soul of TV9, will take all editorial calls. This is a temporary phase to corner me. It got the permission from Union ministry of information and broadcasting for appointing four full-time directors. No one arrested me. Ravi Prakash, former CEO of TV9 is contemplating to start a new channel on his own. They have now leveled charges of forgery, cheating and criminal conspiracy against Ravi Prakash. The board and Ravi Prakash were engaged in a conflict after TV9 … When he launched TV9 a decade and a half ago, Ravi Prakash emerged as a pioneer in the world of Telugu broadcast journalism. But they are trying to slap fraud and cheating allegations against me. Ravi : These two people. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Ravi Prakash was forced to step down as the CEO of TV9 after the ABCL’s board revoked all powers vested with him. ( Log Out / Not fair for the business men to hound ravi he is a fair man to the core .Had he changed to other side he would have made much more .He would never allowed any business men or contractors to have major shares .many media houses have money but to maintain number one position is difficult for long year’s .Hope for a fair ending in comming days. In the world of Telugu media, the ouster of Ravi Prakash, the CEO of TV9 has been nothing short of an upheaval. Ravi : They lied to grab TV9. Ravi : I am not fearful of being framed. Ravi : See Sudhir, Rameshwar Rao owns 10TV. Political commentator, Documentary filmmaker, Satirist. ) Revanth Reddy story like this as a pioneer in the world which can boast such. 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