We all listen to music however we hardly know about these companies. In India, over the period of time a large number of music companies have emerged. Some of them as old as 100 years and some of them are very new.

With the change in technology, music companies are becoming more innovative and try to offer their best to customers. We remember when we used audio and video cassettes to listen or watch a movie. Today, with changing technology all these things have replaced by CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray disks etc.

Here, in this article we collected a list of top 15 music companies operating in India. You might be interested to know who all are creating music, films and other stuffs for entertainment.

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Ranking System: We have ranked company totally on the basis of their popularity and presence in the market.

Here’s the list of top music companies-

1. Saregama India Limited

Saregama India Limited is an Indian Music company founded in the year 1946. Earlier the company was known as The Gramophone Company of India. Saregama is one of the best labels of this company.

  • Core Business and Products: Retail, record shop and home video, Music cassettes, Compact Disc, VCDs, DVDs
  • Company Headquarter: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Founding Year: 13 August 1946
  • Awards and Recognition: ITA Award for Best Thriller / Horror Serial
  • Website: www.saregama.com

2. Tips Industries Limited

Tips industries limited is one of the largest corporate houses when it comes to music and films in India. It team of distributors serves more than 1000 wholesales and 400,000 retailers.

  • Core Business and Products: Business is Music and Film Production and products are like Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, Laser Disc, Records, Video Cassette
  • Company Headquarter: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Founding Year: Founded in 1975, Mr. S Taurani and Mr. Ramesh Taurani are managing directors
  • Awards and Recognition: IIFA Award for Best Movie
  • Website: www.tips.in

3. Universal Music India

Universal Music is an American based company but it operates in India also. It’s worldwide revenue is over $6 billion and in India artist like Mohit Chauhan, Bombay Rockers, Josh, Panjabi MC, Bombay Vikings, Ali Zafar, Mehsopuria, and Asha Bhosle have signed to Universal Music.

  • Core Business and Products: Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, Laser Disc, Records, Video Cassette, VCDs. DVDs
  • Company Headquarter: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Founding Year: In 1934 by Jimmy Lovine
  • Awards and Recognition: Latin Grammy Award for Best Singer-Songwriter Album
  • Website: www.umusicindia.com

4. Times Music

Times Music started the concepts of spiritual, world and remix music in India and became the No. 1 music label in the spiritual music genre.

  • Core Business and Products: Music like Spiritual, remixes music, chants and Mantras, Ragas, Indian Folk, Instrumental etc
  • Company Headquarter: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Founding Year: In 1938 with Times Group
  • Awards and Recognition: Indian Telly Award for Best News Channel of the year – English
  • Website: www.timesmusic.com

5. T-Series Limited

It is the label of Super Cassettes Industries Limited founded by Gulshan Kumar and now run by his son Bhushan Kumar. He was Killed by underworld in 1997.

  • Core Business and Products: Business is Music and Film Production and products are like Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, Laser Disc, Records, Video Cassette
  • Company Headquarter: Darya Ganj, New Delhi, India
  • Founding Year: 1984 and first brand of music came in 2009
  • Awards and Recognition: FilmFare Awards
  • Website: www.tseries.com

6. Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt Ltd

Sony Music Entertainment is a Japanese company and subsidiary of Sony Corporation. It has huge presence in India for Music and entertainment. The company worth’s $6 billion.

  • Core Business and Products: Music and Entertainment
  • Company Headquarter: Santacruz West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founding Year: Founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation
  • Awards and Recognition: Latin Grammy Award for Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album
  • Website: www.sonymusic.com

7. HMV

HMV Retail Ltd is a british entertainment retailing company. It’s full form is His Master Voice. The company worth over $3 billion dollar and has over 2500 employees.

  • Core Business and Products: Music and Entertainment like CDs, Blu-Ray, Videogames, MP3 Digital Downloads, books, cinema, ticketing, fashion, magazines etc
  • Company Headquarter: Berkshire, United Kingdom
  • Founding Year: 20 July 1921
  • Awards and Recognition: MCV Awards
  • Website: www.hmv.com

 

8. Blue Frog Productions

Blue Frog is an integrated music project company based in Mumbai. It has 4 clubs which allows you to play Gigs, club services and music. It an independent record label and artist management service.

  • Core Business and Products: Live Music Performances, music production, artist management services, sound branding, clubs
  • Company Headquarter: Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founding Year: In 2010
  • Awards and Recognition: No Awards
  • Website: www.bluefrog.co.in

9. Music Today

Music Today is division of The India Today Group.

  • Core Business and Products: Music especially Indian Classical, Carnatic Music
  • Company Headquarter: Noida and Mumbai
  • Founding Year: In 1990
  • Awards and Recognition: No Awards
  • Website: www.musictoday.in

10. Phat Phish

The 10th music company in India is Phat Phish. The company emerged focusing on advertising films.

  • Core Business and Products: Advertising film, music and motion pictures
  • Company Headquarter: Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founding Year: In the year 1997
  • Awards and Recognition: No Awards
  • Website: www. phatphish.com

11. Natraj Music Company

Natraj Music company is a music production company in India. It is growing rapidly and give opportunity to young artists. Apart from India they are also based in London, UK.

  • Core Business and Products: Music Production, Talent hunt, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, Laser Disc, Records, Video Cassette
  • Company Headquarter: Chandigarh, India
  • Founding Year: Founded in 2002 by Nitin Arora
  • Awards and Recognition: Government of Punjab
  • Website: www.natrajmusiccompany.com

12. JMD Telefilms Industries

The 12th company in our top 15 list is JMD telefilms or Jai Mata Di Telefilms. The company has copyright of more than 300 music cassettes all over the country. The company stated as Avatar Finance and management consultants Limited and later in 2001 it was changed to JMD.

  • Core Business and Products: Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, Laser Disc, Records, Video Cassette
  • Company Headquarter: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founding Year: In the year 1984
  • Awards and Recognition: No Awards
  • Website: www.jmdlimited.com

13. Super Cassettes Industry Limited

Super Cassettes Industries Limited is the largest cassette manufacturing company in India. It is parent company of tips industries.

Tips industries limited is one of the largest corporate houses when it comes to music and films in India. It team of distributors serves more than 1000 wholesales and 400,000 retailers.

  • Core Business and Products: Business is Music and Film Production and products are like Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, Laser Disc, Records, Video Cassette
  • Company Headquarter: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Founding Year: Founded in 1975, Mr. S Taurani and Mr. Ramesh Taurani are managing directors
  • Awards and Recognition: IIFA Award for Best Movie
  • Website: www.tips.in

14. Eros Entertainment

Eros International is an Indian motion picture production and distribution company. You could buy movies and music online from Eros entertainment.

  • Core Business and Products: Their core business is giving paid subscription, rental and devices. Rental for movies and music
  • Company Headquarter: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founding Year: In the year 1977
  • Awards and Recognition: IIFA Award for Best Movie and Filmfare Award for Best Film, Apsara Award for Best Film
  • Website: www.erosnow.com

15. Venus Records and Tapes Manufacturing

The last music company in our top 10 countdown list is Venus Records and Tapes Pvt Ltd. In April, 2011 the company was renamed as Venus Worldwide Entertainment Private Limited. Currently the company is promoted by Jain brothers. Venus has copyright of more than 550 Hindi and regional films.

 

  • Core Business and Products: Film Production, Film Distribution and Presentation, Overseas and Satellite Distribution
  • Company Headquarter: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founding Year: Company was founded on 23rd September, 1988
  • Awards and Recognition: Best Film Fare Award” for Best Actor in the year 2000 for the movie “Garam Masala “
  • Website: www.venusworld.in

So these were top 15 music companies in India. There are more music companies than this list but I gave you some of the top companies. You must go to the website of every company and find out more about them.

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