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Balaji Telefilms Ltd.:

Balaji Telefilms is the largest television production house in south Asia. It is also the largest amongst the production houses of south-east Asia and the Middle East. Balaji Telefilms had started its journey as a private limited company and was promoted by Ekta

Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor, Jeetendra and Tushar Kapoor. Shobha Kapoor is the Managing Director of the company, Ekta Kapoor acts as the Joint Managing Director. Puneet Kinra is the CEO of the group. Since its inception Balaji Telefilms has grown to become one of the most successful media conglomerates of the nation.


Company Profile:

Balaji Telefilms is one of the most popular television production houses of India. The company was started during 1994 but its initial days were shaky. The first two productions of the house were got rejected by all the satellite channels of that time. The production house then made a strong return with project like-Hum Paanch. The satellite channel boom of India during 1990s and 2000s had helped Balaji to earn unprecedented success in India’s television industry.

The success of the soap,Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”, telecasted during the prime time, made Balaji Telefilms a household name in India. Its projects Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” and “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki” had set records for earning highest TRPs for over a period in Indian television entertainment history. Since its beginning the company has produced 15,000 hours of television content in Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, Kannada and Malayalam languages.

In late 90s Balaji Telefilms ventured into production and distribution of films and since then many blockbuster movies have been produced by the media house.


Career opportunities with Balaji Telefilms

Being the largest production house of the country Balaji Telefilms offers a wide variety of

careers to young talents. Balaji has been playing a leading role in providing the Indian television with a continuous supply of fresh faces. They have recently launched two projects by the names of ICE (Institute of Creative Excellence) and Hoonur, which are expected to meet the industry demand for qualified professionals.


The Institute of Creative Excellence (ICE) is the educational division of Balaji where aspiring professionals are trained for Media & Entertainment industry. The educational courses offered by ICE cover all major branches, which are required for a successful career in the entertainment industry, namely- Acting, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Production, Scriptwriting and Sound.

The current career opportunities available in ICE are:

  • Counselors: Candidates are required to have 3- 4 years of experience in handling the post of a counselor in reputed organization.

  • Management Trainees / Business Development Executive: Graduates and MBAs with 2 -6 years of experience in promoting business may apply.

  • Telecallers: Candidates with excellent communication skill in both English and Hindi are desirable for the post. Experienced candidates will be given preference.

  • Faculties / Subject Matter Experts in Acting, Direction, Script Writing, Editing, VFX, Production, Sound Design & Cinematography: Industry experts with previous experience in teaching may apply.

  • Receptionist: Smart and pleasing personality candidates with good communication skills may apply for the post. Fresher may apply though preferences will be given to experienced candidates.

  • Administration Executiv​es: Incumbent with 3-5 years of experience in handling administrative matters may apply.

  • A​ccounts Executive: Candidates with 4-6 years of experience in managing accounts may apply.

Hoonur is an online platform where one can

  • Post classifieds for hiring actors/actresses, script writers, production managers etc.

  • Build and promote portfolio audio, video and images to improve one’s chances of being hired.

  • Promote entertainment and television production related business services.


Registered Office

Address: C-13, Balaji House,
Dalia Industrial Estate,
Opposite Laxmi Industrial Estate, New Link Road,
Andheri (West) , Mumbai - 400 053
Phone: 91-22-4069-8000
Fax: 91-22-4069-8181

Last Updated: 29/09/11