Establishing a name in the entertainment industry of India is no easy task. It takes years and years of hard work for one to make a name in the industry. One person that plays an important role in the making of a celebrity is a celebrity manager. Right from making sure that an actor gets good roles in movies and even managing their appearances at events, being a celebrity manager is a tough job.
One person that has well made a big name for himself in the industry as a celebrity manager is Babubhai Thiba. Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winner, treasurer and convener of Television- Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA), Sr. Vice President of Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation and a Celebrity manager to over 50 leading names in the industry Mr Thiba has been in the celebrity management business for over 35 years now. From handling celebrity appearances at corporate events, weddings, concerts and more to getting them cast in right movies, Babubhai Thiba is one of the leading celebrity managers in India. He has been associated with Bollywood and TV industry’s biggest names such as Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Sharman Joshi, Manjari Fadnis, Mithun Chakravorty, Darshan Jariwaka, Shakti Kapoor, Zarina Wahab, Navni Parihar and others.
Now considering how essential it is for a business to keep up with the digital space, Mr Thiba has launched his own website, http://babubhaithiba.com/ so that it becomes easy for PR agencies, event management companies and producers to easily get in touch with the big names in the industry.
Talking about going digital, Mr Thiba says, ‘As the times have changed and the industry is growing wider, it becomes difficult for people to get in touch with Bollywood celebrities and TV personalities. So just to help bridge the gap between the two, I have gone digital so it becomes easy for people to connect with celebrities without having to do too much of too and fro.”