As we revealed last week, the UK’s only Asian media news website,��BizAsia.co.uk��is expanding next month.
Our��Media 247 Network��is expanding by heading to America and Canada with a dedicated new site called��Biz Asia Atlantic. Further afield, we’re adding more glitz and zing to the current model with the introduction of��Biz Asia Showbiz��- a news website bringing readers the latest Bollywood, Bhangra and UK/US events.
While Founders of��Media 247, Raj Baddhan and Lakh Baddhan will continue to overlook and manage the network of sites including��Biz Asia UK,��Biz Asia Atlantic’s��content and advertising space will be handled by an external media agency – details of which will be announced in the coming days.
Biz Asia Showbiz��will be handled by the website’s main editor Amrita Tanna, previously a freelance writer and reporter in the Bollywood genre. She revealed her thoughts about��Biz Asia’s��expansion into the Showbiz world, “I have always wanted to be a part of a site that originates from my home country and there is no better than��Biz Asia. I am honoured to have been approached for the role and very much look forward to bringing my best to an already effective team.��Biz Asia Showbiz��hopes to keep all showbiz-inclined people up-to-date with the latest news, exclusives and not to mention our fair share of surprises along the way.”
Joining Amrita on the��Biz Asia Showbiz��team will be freelance Bollywood writer, Jay Mamtora, who brings with him a wealth of Bollywood knowledge. About working on��Biz Asia Showbiz, Jay said, “I’m totally excited about being a part of this new venture and have no doubt that this new rebrand and expansion going to make a big splash. Here’s hoping we can make Biz Asia’s name synonymous with all things showbiz and make it the central hub for all entertainment news and listings.”
Shyama Sudra will also join the��Biz Asia Showbiz��team. It will see Shyama put her passion of Bollywood onto paper. Shyama is an Arts enthusiast and is currently doing an internship at an Art Gallery. She too is looking forward to the opportunity, “I can’t explain how excited I am about��Biz Asia Showbiz. I have always been interested in Bollywood and Biz Asia will give me the chance to explore this interest a little further. With so much more happening with Biz Asia being a part of something that is going from strength to strength can only be seen as something wonderful. And I thank the team for welcoming me so warming into their venture.”
Raj Baddhan, Co-Founder of��Media 247��said, “After six years of delivering and thriving on breaking UK Asian media news first and fastest, we’re continuing with this philosophy with a fresh new look and the addition of two new sites. I’d also like to take this opportunity to welcome Amrita, Jay and Shyama to��Biz Asia��who will help build the��Biz Asia��brand in the Showbiz world. Our media agency for��Biz Asia Atlanticwill be announced shortly.”
The new look��Media 247��sites go live in April, with the launch date being announced in the coming days.