Showing posts from February, 2014

MD & CEO of Midday to start

Mid-Day MD & CEO Manajit Ghosal pursue his dreams Mr. Manajit Ghoshal, the ex MD & CEO of Midday has floated a new company named Media   Lounge Pvt. Ltd. with his good friend and owner of Ronak Advertising, Mr. Amardeep Singh   Vig. Mr. Ghoshal had left Midday in February 2013 and joined as Group CEO of Viiking   Ventures.  Speaking on this, Mr. Ghoshal said ‘ Media Lounge is floated with the idea of creating a full service   agency which has companies specializing in media buying, digital media, creative services, event   management, Public relations services, running exhibition centres and conducting media courses. We   are planning a pan India presence and will look at mergers and acquisitions.’ On this development, Mr. Vig said, ‘Ronak advertising is the number one advertising agency in New   Bombay. Now we plan to go pan India and develop into a full service agency with all the verticals. We   will grow both organically and inorganically. With the strength of Ron

Pan Gulf Foods and Industries FZ Co

CORPORATE Pan Gulf Foods & Industries FZ Co set up as a joint venture company to make Dubai a regional basmati rice hub Innovo Specialty Foods JLT formed to exclusively market and distribute basmati rice processed and packaged by the JV and Lakshmi Energy and Foods Ltd (LEAF India) The shared vision of making Dubai a regional basmati rice hub has inspired H.H. Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Turki bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, V. Raman Kumar and Balbir Singh Uppal to create a conglomerate for storing, processing, packaging and distributing basmati rice in the Middle East region. Pan Gulf Foods and Industries FZ Co is a joint venture company between H.H. Prince Mishaal and V. Raman Kumar and Balbir Singh Uppal’s Lakshmi Energy and Foods Ltd (LEAF India), focusing on storing up to 100,000 tonnes of basmati rice in its first year of operations in the company’s Jebel Ali warehouse. The Company aims to set up a processing, polishing and packaging facility with a capacity of ov

Manpasand Beverages to expand India foot print

FMCG/ Beverages Manpasand Beverages to expand  India foot print        Eyeing INR 1000+ crores sales by 2016; to ramp up production capacity          Embarks upon 360 degree communication campaign          Ropes in Sunny Deol to endorse its flagship drink ‘Mango Sip’ Mumbai, February 25, 2014 : Manpasand Beverage Private Limited (MBPL), India’s leading fruit juice company launches its first brand campaign with cinestar Sunny Deol. The company will launch an integrated 360 degree communication campaign using TVC, digital and OOH. MBPL sales crossed INR 300 crore mark last fiscal and aims to treble sales to Rs. 1000 crore by the FY 2016. The company currently has its presence across 20+ states, with a distribution and retail network of over 2 lakh+ outlets and over 2000+ dealers. The company has three manufacturing facilities, one each in Vadodara (Gujarat), Banaras (Uttar Pradesh) and Dehradun (Uttaranchal) with over 600 employees. MBPL also has plans

Actress Kimaya To Be the Surprise

Actress Kimaya To Be the Surprise  Element of ‘Autonagar Surya’ Actress Kimaya has done a special song titled ‘Hyderabad Biryani’ in ‘Autonagar Surya’ starring Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and Samantha in the Lead, which is all set to release on Feb 27, 2014 on account of Maha ShivaRatri. The situation of the song is a celebration on the street where the lead Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya’s character resides. The song was shot at the Annapurna Studios, with which the shoot of the film was completed. The famous  Raju Sundaram choreographed this number. Actress Kimaya is a Mumbai born girl, who began as a dancing reality show contestant, has done few such special songs previously. She has now started her career as a full-fledged actress in Mainstream Bollywood, regional and bilingual films. Though she is currently doing a Hindi film titled ‘Desi Bum’ (being directed by Tariq Khan), she agreed to do this song for the big names attached to this film. Overjoyed by her

Taj property wins top

Taj Lake Palace named Best 5-Star Hotel in India Iconic Taj property wins top honours at the prestigious National Tourism Awards 2012-13 Reaffirming its position as an unparalleled marble magnificence that echoes rich Indian heritage and elegance, the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur has added yet another accolade to its illustrious list. The hotel was conferred the prestigious National Tourism Award in the Five Star Deluxe category by the Ministry of Tourism, in recognition of its commitment to excellence and contribution to tourism in the country. Instituted by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, the National Tourism Awards are the most coveted awards in the Indian Travel and Tourism industry and are presented annually, across a variety of categories, to acknowledge exceptional performance and contribution to promoting India as a tourist destination. Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Raymond Bickson, MD & CEO, Taj Group of Hotels said, “We

Awaken your Irreverent side with  Aunty Acid  T-shirts from unleashes the wickedly  witty Aunty Acid, the online apparel company known to create a fashion statement with its unique expressions, exclusively presents the wickedly witty and wonderfully wise Aunty Acid. Ladies get ready to flaunt the pun intended quotes, one liner’s and sarcastic outbursts from the Sassy Senior from Facebook; who lives on the corner of Bite Me and No Freakin' Way, with hubby Walt. After creating a rage on Facebook, the sarcasm queen of social media has now made her way to, with a range of women’s T-shirts which will have everyone snickering out loud with their wicked humor and biting comments. Recognised to develop limited edition T-shirts of brands and themes, that have a large fan following; The Aunty Acid  collection captures the best quotes from Aunty Acid - t

The Secret To Master Your Mind

ENTERTAINMENT Bollywood Actress “Sushmita Sen” adds glory at Fiona Moissanite presents “The Secret To Master Your Mind” with Renowned Mentalist Ehud Segev & Ad Genius Prahlad Kakar Fiona Moissanite presents “The Secret To Master Your Mind” with Renowned Mentalist Ehud Segev & Ad Genius Prahlad Kakar was a full day workshop at The Leela Palace followed by an evening show,  where Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen and her parents and Director Gaurang Doshi participated .   The workshop focused on various aspects which help an individual at their workplaces, important aspects which were the Mentalisers 3 V's and spoke about Memory Enhancement, Creative Thinking, Influence, Persuasion & Pendulum Programming amongst others.  Ehud Segev who is a very senior Mentalist is registered with the Guinness Book of World Records. The market for Ehud's shows is the USA and Europe and for the first time a Workshop format was brought to India by Bubble Com

Imtiaz Ali & Alia Bhatt arrived in Bengaluru

ENTERTAINMENT Imtiaz Ali &   Alia Bhatt arrived in Bengaluru City for the launch of the movie ’HIGHWAY’ Bangalore, 18 Feb 2014 – Renowned Director Imtiaz Ali and the latest bollywood sensation Alia Bhatt were in Bangalore to promote the movie HIGHWAY at Taj West End, Race Course Road which is to be released in theatres worldwide on 21 st February, 2014. The film, presented by Sajid Nadiadwala, is a road journey traversing six states of north India and stars Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda in the lead. The film's music has been composed by the maestro A.R. Rahman. Imtiaz Ali, director of the movie says, “Highway was made on the road, on the go. It needed more care. Luckily I had the best people in the team. And the movie has changed us all a bit.” Here’s the link to the trailer- The trailer is also now LIVE on the film's YouTube Channel:

Wrestling Federation of India Chose

ENTERTAINMENT Sangram Singh becomes the Brand Ambassador of Wrestling Federation of India Wrestling is an Ancient Sport being played from the Era of Lord Ram and Lord Krishna. It';s amazing how The Common Man';s Game has such a Historical Past. Earlier people used to play this sport just to be Healthy; it was their means of Exercise. But today it’s played on International level. Earlier people had various notions that Wrestlers are a bit slow in their minds, but today we all know that apart from Strength, Wrestling is a Sport where Mind plays a very important role. Talking about Wrestling, the name that comes to everyone';s mind these days is that of Sangram Singh aka (Phelwanji) as fondly addressed by most on a recently concluded Reality Show.  Sangram has been appointed the Brand Ambassador for Wrestling for 1 year by WFI (Wrestling Federation of India). We took this opportunity to speak to the President Shri Brij Bhushan Sharan ji of WFI. He said "


SOCIAL MEDIA TO SET A REDCARPET    FOR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT IMC FUSION 2014  turned into a discussion platform on  how social media is going global and  facilitating growth across media  platforms A conference presented by  Indian Merchant';s Chamber (IMC) , was followed up with a series of panel discussions on the major roles played by the social media in   three most dynamic sectors –  Entertainment, Media and Sports industry.  Ramesh Sippy and Subhash Ghai were most honourable guests inaugurated this third edition of IMC Fusion 2014. This conference was divided into six sessions which focused on several trending social media topics in this generation. It also witnessed the launch of a Knowledge Paper on  Multi Screen Behaviour: A Study on Emerging Consumer Dynamics. The  IMC FUSION 2014  Conference was organized under the auspices of IMC’s Entertainment, Media & Sports Committee chaired by Mr. Manmohan Shetty and co-chair