While PVR (down 6.59 per cent), Inox Leisure (down 5.74 per cent), DB Corp (down 5.06 per cent), Dish TV India (down 4.72 per cent) and Jagran Prakashan (down 4.19 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty Media index was trading 3.44 per cent down at 1612.8 around 12:45PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 65.05 points at 11582.55, while the BSE Sensex was down 185.92 points at 39281.39.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 10 were trading in the green, while 40 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, Future Retail Ltd., Tata Motors and SBI were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Adani Green Energy Ltd., MindTree, AstraZeneca, SBI Cards and Hathway Cable hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Mangalam Global Enterprise Ltd., Ambani Organics Ltd., Eicher Motors Ltd. and Blue Chip India Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.