Managing Director and President
Considered as the Father of Punjabi Television, Narayan was the leader of the team that launched first-ever Punjabi satellite channel, Punjabi World. He is credited with the unique achievement of putting Gurbani on the World’s television map as the team led by him started beaming Gurbani Kirtan from Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, in 1998. He has been honoured with the Delhi State Punjabi Media Award by the Delhi Government in 2003. He has also contributed his might to the cause of Punjabi theatre where he has worked as an actor, director, designer since 1983 with leading theatre workers of that time. He was also the General Secretary with Collegiate Drama Society which has staged over 2000 Shows during the past three decades. His biggest achievement was the creation of the first-ever Punjabi sound-n-light multi-media stage show, Aazaadi Dey Taraaney, to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Indian Independence. Narayan has also been a respected journalist. He was Acting Editor with The Weekly SUN in the early Nineties and before that he was Culture Editor with Sunday Mail. He was also a respected music and film critic during his stint as a journalist and wrote columns in various publications. Narayan branched onto television in late Nineties and founded ETC PUNJABI besides being the Business Head of ZEE PUNJABI & ALPHA ETC PUNJABI. A creative man at heart, Narayan specializes in conceptualizing high interest television content and proudly heads the World’s Number One Punjabi television network which produces more than 80% of the original Punjabi language non-film, non-songs software in the world. Essentially a team man, Narayan continues to serve the cause of Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiyat through Punjabi Channels. Narayan is the Founder and Managing Director & President of G Next Media Pvt. Ltd since 2007.