By Emma Griffith
Juju Productions LLC, a Boston-based music and video production company, today announced the appointment of Manisha Jain as its Chief Executive Officer. “I am delighted to welcome Manisha Jain as the CEO of Juju Productions,” said Anuradha Palakurthi-Juju, founder of Juju Productions. “Manisha has directed my engagements over the last decade. Her passion for good music, intense attention to detail and ability to deal with a million matters at once is unparalleled.”
Jain has been a leader in the education sector in the Boston area for the past 25 years. Passionate about intellectual as well as creative pursuits, she likes undertaking new challenges that transform visions into reality by efficient execution.
A collaborator and a team player, Ms. Jain has been actively involved in the community as a volunteer for several organizations such as Saheli, Triveni School of Dance and Palakurthi Foundation, among others. She has been the project manager for all the Palakurthi Foundation events and is now looking forward to taking Juju Productions to new heights.
“I am very excited by the opportunities Juju Productions offers to burgeoning Indian American talent. I look forward to working with Anuradha to further her company’s mission,” Ms. Jain said.
A resident of Dover, MA, Ms. Jain is a world traveler, and an avid chess and sudoku player. Before joining Juju Productions, she worked at The Sage School, an independent school in Foxborough, MA as a senior faculty member and Director of Student Programs.
Anuradha has been recognized as the top-rated singer of Indian origin by industry legends. She has performed live with Bollywood singers like Kumar Sanu, Suresh Wadkar, Deepak Pandit and Bappi Lahiri across the United States. Anuradha has recorded a duet with Hariharan for Ekal Vidyalaya – composed by guitarist Prasanna with drummer Sivamani and a group of 14 multiple-Grammy winning musicians from across the globe. She sings in six Indian languages and has recorded playback for South Indian films.
Her production “Music Room” with Bappi & Bappa Lahiri will be broadcasted on Zee TV Americas in December 2018. Anuradha’s second production, composed by Ustad Nishat Khan, will be released by the end of 2018. As the CEO of Juju Production, Ms. Jain will head various endeavors of Juju productions and shows of Anuradha.
JuJu Productions is a Boston-based music and video production company. It creates music that attracts global audiences, transcends national and cultural boundaries while rooted in evolving Indian traditions. For more information, visit: www.jujugaana.com