Zarina Screwvala Wiki,Biography, Net Worth

Zarina Screwvala is a 60-years-old Indian businessperson from the India. her estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read her life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

Zarina Screwvala Biography – Wiki

According to the wiki and biography of Zarina Screwvala was born on 1961 in India. let’s check out the Zarina’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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UTV has been credited with the production of content for India’s top entertainment channels like Zee TV, STAR TV and Sony. Zarina and Ronnie Screwvala and Deven Khote gave the country its first-ever reality show – Saanp Seedi (1992) and first daily soap opera Shanti (1994). After the success of Shanti, Screwvala went on to produce various shows, each targeting a different segment of audience. The shows produced by Screwvala were Saaya (targeted at young adults), Snakes & Ladders, Hip Hip Hurray (targeted at teens) and Shaka Laka Boom Boom (targeted at kids).

The USP of the channel was its unique programming – stand-up shows, Hollywood blockbusters and thrillers – that was tailored specifically for the target group. The investment into launching all verticals of Bindaas crossed the Rs. 2.7 billion mark.


In 2012, SHARE was re-christened and launched as Swades. Swades is dedicated towards the cause of Rural Empowerment and works in the Raigad and Ratnagiri districts of Maharashtra. Currently, Screwvala is the Managing Trustee of Swades and overlooks all the aspects of the Foundation’s functioning.


In 2011, the Walt Disney Company announced plans to buy-out UTV for $454 million. The deal was finalised in February 2012. In July 2012, after 27 years in the industry, Screwvala quit Disney-UTV.


In 2010, the brand launched a ‘What I Am’ campaign which aimed to be the voice of young India. In the same year, UTV Bindass was rated the number one youth channel in India. Mehta also spearheaded the overhaul of the UTV branding and created its new identity with her team.


In 2007, Screwvala conceptualised and launched UTV Bindaas – a 360-degree Young India entertainment channel that encompassed a channel, on-ground events, mobile entertainment, gaming and merchandising. The brand values of Bindaas were defined as Fun, Frank, Fearless and Freedom and the 360-degree brand targeted Indians in the age group of 15 – 34.


In 2006, Screwvala roped in Bollywood actor John Abraham as the channel’s brand ambassador and launched the ‘John Aur Kaun’ campaign. The initiative aimed to give two kids the opportunity to star in the UTV produced John Abraham film, Goal. As a result of these marketing efforts, Hungama TV became the No. 1 Kids channel in India in and remained the leader until. In 2006, UTV sold Hungama TV to the Walt Disney Company for $30.5 million.


In 2005–2006, she ideated and executed a campaign called Hungama TV Captain’s Hunt wherein the channel launched a nationwide search for a “board of directors” composed of kids whose job was to suggest what was right or wrong with content on Hungama TV.


In 2004, UTV launched Hungama TV, an exclusive channel for kids. Screwvala became an integral part of Hungama TV by starting as its Head of Programming and later went on to become the COO. She launched two very successful shows called Hero – Bhakti Hi Shakti Hai and Sanya and promoted international hits like Doraemon and Shin Chan.


Screwvala co- founded UTV along with Ronnie Screwvala and Deven Khote in 1990. During the initial days, the company made advertisements and corporate films. In 1990, UTV became the first independent production. house. UTV produced a quiz show for state TV channel Doordarshan. The show was titled ‘Mashoor Mahal’ and Screwvala was the Assistant Director of the show. Screwvala also created and directed The Mathemagic Show and produced various other shows like Lifeline (a short film), Contact and Shakuntala


Zarina Screwvala (born Zarina Mehta, 1961) is an Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist. She is currently the Managing Trustee of Swades Foundation, a foundation dedicated towards Rural Empowerment in India. Previously, she was the Chief Creative Officer at UTV Software Communications (which she co- founded) where she conceptualised, promoted and managed the UTV Bindass, UTV Stars, UTV Action and Hungama TV channels.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

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Real Name Zarina Screwvala
Nickname Zarina
Profession businessperson

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021) 60 Years
Birthplace D.C.
Date Of Birth 1961
Sunsign Gemini
Hometown D.C.
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Nationality Indian

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Zarina Screwvala Personal Life, Spouse, Husband

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Marital Status Married
Husband Ronnie Screwvala
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Children 1

Zarina Screwvala Net Worth

The Zarina Screwvala Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.) $80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.) $4 million- $6 million USD

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