About Us

Fun things to do and Lots to Learn. This guiding principle is reflected in the products we deliver and in the way we work.
We started our journey in 2011, one baby step at a time, to bring to the Indian market our knowledge and experience in the niche area of Value Added Services for digital television – DTH & Cable. We have now successfully deployed revenue generating applications and services for Indian DTH operators.
In 2016, we expanded our wings to create challenging apps for children on mobile devices. The content is curated with a very high level of attention to detail to provide a wholesome educational and entertaining experience for kids.

Our team is a blend of media & technology professionals who have launched many successful value added services on digital television platforms, mobile and tablet devices. We deliver end-to-end smart channel services– which include content sourcing, content repurposing, application development and smart-channel operations on a 24×7 basis.

Our Founders:

Nirmala Kamath:

She started her career in the R & D wing of Wipro. After 12 years in Wipro, across multiple functions like engineering, technical support, sales & marketing, joined Star Television in their newly formed Digital Platforms group – which was mandated with the task of launching Direct-to-Home television in India. She moved to Tata Sky in 2006, heading the Interactive Television Group. She was instrumental in launching many innovative revenue generating value added services on the Tata Sky platform. Many of which were firsts in the country. Armed with her rich, diverse experience she started her entrepreneurial journey by forming Chie Media Pvt Ltd.in May 2011 along with her colleague from Tata Sky - Mr. Susarla Venkata Krishna Rao Nirmala holds a B.Tech in Electronics & ECE from IIT Kharagpur and an M.S. in Computer Engg. From Univ. of Massachusettes

Susarla Venkata Krishna Rao:

Susarla Venkata Krishna Rao started his career as a Project Manager in MCC Software Development & Training (P) Ltd in 1995. He went on to spear head the MAA Television Network Ltd as a Program Manager. He joined Tata Sky as an Application Development Manager in 2005 and left the organisation in 2011 as AGM –Application Development and Operations. He is the Co-Founder and Director of Chie Media Pvt Ltd. His valuable experience in media and consumer electronics has made possible many difficult and diverse projects conceivable. He has a great vision and a never-say-die attitude. His deep knowledge of technology and collaborative team-work is exemplary. His new innovative ideas and ready to experiment attitude has brought success to Chie Media time and again.