Applause Entertainment is a media, content and IP creation studio with a focus on creating premium digital drama series.

Basic Information

Sameer Nair launched Mumbai-based Applause Entertainment in 2017, with the backing of Birla Group. The company focuses and invests in content creation and then partners with varied distribution platforms in an equitable manner to get its creative output to consumers globally. The creative studio works on a hub-and-spoke model, investing in the creation of content and focusing on monetisation through execution platforms and distribution network. In terms of the business model, Applause green-lights, finances, and commissions shows, and then partners with leading streaming platforms in the country, creating a licensing IP and content model. Applause’s newest content is Scam 1992, a Sony Liv 10-episode series directed by Hansal Mehta. Some of its other shows include Your Honour, Criminal Justice, City of Dreams, Hasmukh, and The Hostages. See more

Legal Name


Applause Entertainment Limited



Mumbai, Maharashtra , India

Founding Date



No. of Employees


41 to 60

Core Team


Sameer Nair

Founder & CEO