Ajay Bhalwankar has left Sony Entertainment Television Asia after 18 months to rejoin ZEE TV India as programming head.

Ajay quit ZEE TV in October 2009 since then ZEE TV has been without a programming head. It also has been doing without a business head after the exit of Nitin Vaidya who performed as ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd COO – National Channels.

Bhalwankar was elevated to ZEE TV programming head in April 2008, replacing Ashvini Yardi, who moved to Viacom18 as Colors’ programming head.