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Radio Mirchi profits up 23 percent

Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Radio Mirchi, which is operated by Entertainment Network India Limited (ENIL), reported a net profit growth of 23.3 percent for Financial Year 2014.

Its profit after tax (PAT) for the year ended March 31, 2014 stood at $14.21 million (Rs. 834 milion) compared to $11.53 million (Rs. 677 million) in FY13.

Revenues rose by 13.7 percent at $65.5 million (Rs. 3.85 billion), compared to $57.6 million (Rs. 3.38 billion) in the last financial year.

Mirchi advertising awards attracts 250 entries

Thursday 24 April, 2014

Standup comedian Varun Thakur hosted the 11th Mirchi KAAN Awards last Thursday, organised by one of India's premier radio networks.

Radio Mirchi picked the theme 'Mute the Cliches' and attracted over 250 entries from 36 agencies across 20 categories.

Scarecrow Communications emerged as the ‘Agency of the Year’, with a total of six awards, including five Gold and one Bronze.

JWT Mumbai bagged two gold, two silver and three bronze awards.

Linen- A Lintas Group Company, walked away with a total of 11 awards, including four silver and seven bronze.

Top Indian radio exec joins Cannes Lions jury

Monday 17 March, 2014

Tapas Sen, Radio Mirchi's Chief Programming Officer, is one of three Asia-based executives picked to be part of the radio jury for the 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Sen joins Tony Hertz, Owner & Creative Director of the Phillipines-based Tony Hertz: Radio & Brand Sound and Danny Searle, Chief Creative Officer/Vice Chairman BBDO Asia, Singapore on the panel.

Stars come out for Mirchi Music Awards

Monday 03 March, 2014

India's music industry came together on Thursday night for the 6th Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards powered by Idea and organised by the 32 city network Radio Mirchi.

Many of the biggest rockstars of the music & film industry attended including Javed Akhtar, Shahrukh Khan, Anandji Bhai, Madhuri Dixit, Prasoon Joshi, Subhash Ghai, Shankar Mahadevan, Nargis Fakhri, Ila Arun, Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Ileana D’Cruz, Varun Dhawan and many more.

Mirchi wants to ‘mute' radio advertising clichés

Friday 28 February, 2014

India's Radio Mirchi has announced the call for entries to the 11th edition of Mirchi KAAN Awards with the theme ‘Mute the Clichés’.

Honouring the best in radio advertising, ‘Kaan’ (which means ear in Hindi) is a spoof on the Cannes awards that are much coveted by advertising agencies.

The station has also organised an innovative skit at top advertising agencies in Mumbai to urge them to shun clichés in their radio advertising campaigns.

Mirchi launches new spelling bee season

Thursday 27 February, 2014

In association with the Indian conglomerate ITC, Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM has launched the sixth season of ‘Classmate Spell Bee 2014’.

The theme for this year is ‘Every child is unique and so is every word’.

Open to students from standards five to nine, the competition has travelled to more than 750 schools in 27 cities, reaching out to more than 250,000 children.

The top 10 students from each city will appear for an online test to choose the best 16 spellers from across India.

Radio Mirchi posts strong Q3 results

Tuesday 11 February, 2014

The owner of India's 32 station Radio Mirchi has reported 38 percent growth in net profit for the third quarter.

Entertainment Network (India) Ltd saw profit climb to US$4.13 million (Rs. 25.8 crores) in Q3FY14, compared to the same period in the previous year.

Revenues grew nearly 13 percent to $15.78 million (Rs. 98.5 crores).

ENIL's Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) stood at $6.12 million (Rs. 38.2 crores), up 27 percent, while its EBITDA margin improved from 34.5 to 38.8 percent.

Guess who won BIG at Golden Mikes 2014?

Monday 03 February, 2014

92.7 Big FM, India’s largest FM network, walked away with top honours including ‘Station of the Year’ at the Golden Mikes awards, which celebrate the best in Indian radio.

The network had earlier won the honors for being Best Radio Broadcaster of the Year two years in a row in 2011 and 2012.

Radio Mirchi recruits hockey fans for new league

Thursday 23 January, 2014

As the official radio partner for Hero Hockey India League 2014, Radio Mirchi is looking to recreate the tournament’s on-ground excitement for its listeners on air.

The second edition of the Hero Hockey India League will be held from January 25 to February 23.

Participating teams include Delhi Waveriders, Jaypee Punjab Warriors, Uttar Pradesh Wizards, Mumbai Magicians and Ranchi Rhinos. Matches will be played across Delhi, Mumbai, Punjab, Ranchi, Uttar Pradesh and Kalinga.

Bollywood sequel tops Mirchi year end Top 20

Tuesday 14 January, 2014

The song ‘Tum Hi Ho’, which comes from the sequel to 1989 hit musical ‘Aashiqui’ was voted the most popular hit in Radio Mirchi’s top 20 Bollywood song of 2013.

Three out of the top five songs in the list are from sequels to earlier successful films including Aashiqui 2.

The song ‘Badtameez Dil’ from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani came second.

Starring heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor, the movie was a big hit, especially among young movie goers.

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