Celebrated Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, COLORS CEO Raj Nayak and eminent actor Raveena Tandon to judge the talent show
MUMBAI, March 3, 2014: Following the announcement of the new initiative, CEO’s Got Talent, FremantleMedia today announced its distinguished three-member jury for the evening. Bringing together the mavericks of the corporate and entertainment world on a common platform, Raj Nayak, CEO, COLORS; celebrated director-producer Mahesh Bhatt and renowned actor Raveena Tandon are all set to be part of the jury panel.Hosted by Mini Mathur, CEO’s Got Talent is a unique initiative, featuring 12 CEOs of India Inc. showcasing a fun and lighter side to themselves. The event is set to take place at Grand Hyatt Mumbai on Friday, March 7, 2014 and will be telecast on CNBC TV18.
Illustrious Bollywood actor Raveena Tandon, jury member said, “I have recently started my own venture and, so, I can confirm first-hand that it is very difficult to find a balance between work and play. I feel humbled to be given the opportunity to be a part of this unique initiative which allows you to witness never-seen-before talent of corporates on stage. The fact that proceeds raised through this initiative will be donated towards the welfare of under-privileged children and make a difference in their lives also prompted my decision to judge this event.”
Speaking about his decision to be part of the jury, acclaimed filmmaker Mahesh Bhattsaid, “Over the years, discovering impressive talent and bringing them to the limelight has been my passion. Through my association with CEO’s Got Talent, I am looking forward to extend my expertise to Corporate India. The initiative is a novel concept with the head-honchos from the corporate world revealing their hidden side. I am happy to be a part of this initiative and am looking forward to an enjoyable and entertaining evening witnessing the fantastic talent of today’s leaders.”
Raj Nayak, CEO, COLORS said, “CEO’s Got Talent is an incredible initiative being undertaken by FremantleMedia to encourage CEOs from across the country to step away from the hustle and bustle of their daily routine and showcase their talent. I am elated to be associated with the property as a jury member and look forward to witnessing the creative side of today’s young and upcoming leaders who have taken the corporate world by storm.”
Produced by FremantleMedia and presented by Blackberry Messenger, CEO’s Got Talent will showcase India Inc.’s leaders in a manner never seen before, even by their peers. Proceeds from CEO’s Got Talent will go to Genesis Foundation, who provide financial support for life-saving and life-changing medical intervention for critically ill under-privileged children in areas of cancer, cardiac disorder, organ failure, thalassemia and extreme deformities.