Saugata Mukherjee, Head of Original Content at SonyLiv, has joined HBO Max as Head of Content - India.
Mukherjee had joined SonyLiv in February 2020 and was spearheading the content commissioning, developing, producing and curating the premium content for the platform.
Prior to this, he was the Head of Development and Creative for Original Content at Disney+Hotstar where his task was to strategise, commission, develop and curate the Specials slate for the platform. Earlier, he worked with Star TV Network for over five years in different capacities. From 2016 to 2018, he was the Senior Vice President and the editor of Star Plus’ content studio. Before this, he was the Head of commissioning at Star TV Network.
Mukherjee has also worked with companies like Pan Macmillan where he was the publisher and Editor-In-Chief. He was also the Managing Editor and Rights Director at Harper Collins Publishers.