RBNL appoints Paritosh Painter as network creative director

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | February 18, 2015
Painter will look into the creation of differentiated content for RBNL's television and radio business, including Big Magic and 92.7 Big FM.

Reliance Broadcast Network (RBNL) has appointed actor, writer and director Paritosh Painter as its network creative director. He will report to Tarun Katial, CEO, RBNL.

Paritosh Painter

Tarun Katial

Painter will look into the overall creative conceptualisation and creation of differentiated content at RBNL's television and radio business which includes Big Magic and 92.7 Big FM.

Commenting on Painter's appointment, Katial says, "Paritosh and Big have been associated with each other for years, since he has been a creative mastermind behind some of our iconic shows as 'Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal'. I believe that Paritosh is one of the astute creative minds of today who has a clear roadmap to evolve a character or a relationship with his unique storytelling. He is one of the best content developers of our industry today. Considering our long-term association and the fact that he has immense knowledge about several aspects of the media and the industry, we decided to consolidate his position in the network and rightfully use his expertise across our brands and properties."

On his new role, Painter says, "I am looking forward to this new opportunity that has come my way. I have had a great working experience with the company so far. I hope, with my inputs and expertise, I will able to take the brand to the next level."

Painter brings with him over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry. He has directed over 23 plays in Hindi and English, and has done 2500 shows across the globe.

He has scripted several Bollywood films like 'Dhamaal' (2007), 'Paying Guest' (2009) and 'All The Best: Fun Begins' (2009). His repertoire also includes stand-up comedy, content development and television shows.