Zee News editor-in-chief and CEO Sudhir Chaudhary has resigned from his position, Newslaundry reported stated on Friday.

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In his resignation letter addressed to Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra, Chaudhary stated his decision was a "result of my internal deliberations" to "start my own enterprise".

He also sought blessings from Chandra at the same time as parting methods with the company "with heavy heart".

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"I assure you that my proposed new venture (if successful) will make you glad and proud of me," he further added.

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Chaudhary started his career with Zee and has been working in the TV information industry for close to three decades.

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In 2003, he left Zee News and joined Sahara. He was instrumental in launching the company's Hindi news channel - Sahara Samay.

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Later, he was also associated with India TV for a brief period.

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Sudhir Chaudhary resigns as Zee News CEO, will start own enterprise

In 2012, Chaudhary rejoined Zee News and began hosting its prime time show Daily News & Analysis (DNA).

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The show became extraordinarily popular, however, it also invited criticism only many occasions.

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