Aparna Purohit, 41
Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video
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With over 15 years in the Hindi film industry, including stints with Sony Entertainment Television, UTV Motion Pictures, and Reliance Entertainment, Purohit has established herself as one of the most influential names in the OTT space. As the head of India Originals at Amazon Prime Video since 2016, she has developed and launched successful Indian original shows, including International Emmy-nominated Inside Edge, Four More Shots Please!, Made in Heaven, and The Remix. Since the time Amazon Prime Video launched in India in December 2016, the platform has built a diverse catalogue of Indian content and managed to gain 20% market share in March-June 2020, according to streaming guide JustWatch.