WHO WE ARE
We showcase and pitch
your talent to the movers & shakers in your industry for free
We have been the creators of iconic Bollywood Movie, Music and Fashion Awards, instituted in New York. Our passion for entertainment, culture and artistic expression is what powers our culture of innovation. At Soch Entertainment, we celebrate the discovery of fresh talent. We take pride in creating a revolution with this truly global platform to develop business networking opportunities exclusively for talent agencies, promoters and new artists.
WHAT WE DO
At Soch Entertainment, we link Singers, Actors, DJ’s and Comedians in a worldwide network to help achieve their goals. And that’s not all. We offer a range of value-added services, ranging from creating the right buzz to support your promotions, to providing relevant and appropriate market intelligence and helping all parties to negotiate win-win deals.
Pioneered by an experienced and innovative team with strong afiliations with global players in the industry. We present universal networking not just to established markets but also to untapped and emerging international markets
We harness the power of technology. Your image and your persona will be seen in over 150 countries, in just 30 seconds. Collaboration through Soch Entertainment is conceptualized to revolutionize. Your presence on our website will open many pathways. Our global experience can help you. We have promoted and produced mega events in the U.S./Dubai/The Caribbean. We have worked with some of the biggest names from Hollywood, Bollywood and several other countries like Michael Jackson, Sharon Stone, Richard Gere, Priyanka Chopra(Miss World), Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Jean Claude Van Damme, Lara Dutta(Miss Universe), Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, RunaLaila, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan(Miss World) to name a few.
EVEN HILLARY CLINTON AND DONALD TRUMP WHO DON’T AGREE ON MUCH HAVE AGREED THAT SOCH ENTERTAINMENT TEAM HAS PRODUCED SPECTACULAR EVENTS.
If you are in the business of entertainment and are a talent agent, promoter or an emerging artist seeking to scale greater heights, look no further. Your next move is here.
say about us
Our highly motivated global team with vast experience in every aspect of entertainment pertaining to talent agencies, promoters and new artists are a force to be reckoned with.
QUOTES BY MEDIA
"Bollywood Awards, staged aptly enough at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort. Just steps away from the whirring of roulette wheels and bleeping of slot machines under mirrored ceilings and ornate domes, a sellout audience of 5,500 clapped and cheered for their own garish, escapist dramas"
"The flamboyant Oscars – like ceremony- more a celebration of India-is a bridging of popular cultures."
New York Times
"Bollywood Awards is a recognition of the Industry’s commercial appeal"
"The Bollywood Awards, which are broadcast to 300 million viewers worldwide, attract their fair share of American heavy hitters. Harvey Weinstein of Mira max, Richard Gere and Steven Seagal have all attended events. It shouldn’t be so surprising that Bollywood has found an American Audience. "
"The event (Bollywood Awards) has just gotten so large in just 3 years ---To Indians all over the world, the song and dance film of Bollywood offer a nostalgic reminder of the land they left behind."
"Bollywood Awards, a People’s choice like event for Indian entertainers"
"Hurray for Bollywood Award! "
"They are musical stars of Bollywood , a multibillion dollar entertainment industry that takes its name from Bombay and Hollywood."
ABC World Report Tonight
"Glamorous stars, big production members, it’s the Bollywood Awards. That’s right. Bollywood, India’s answer to Hollywood,only bigger, with 800 movies every year-with all the trappings of Oscar night."
"New Yorkers are just now learning what Bollywood is all about"
"Like the Oscars, the show started off with minor awards and performance, building up to the top billings."
Times of India
"This is the 1st time that a major Hollywood Personality(Steven Seagal) is in the board of a media copy with focus on South Asia."
"The awards are based on the opinion poll conducted among NRI’s over several months."
"The ever increasing cross currents between Hollywood and Bollywood will be further reinforced."
"Indo American relive the nostalgia of Hindi films at the “Desi Oscars” function."
"Who could have expected to see Steven Seagal and Sivamani playing the drums together or Miss World Priyanka Chopra being serenaded by Sukhbir with a love song."
"The awards, presented at a gala ceremony where leading artists from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and US gave dazzling performances."
"A near sell out audience was driven to a frenzy."
"Bollywood Awards 2001 unfolded at a star studded ceremony and for Indian Americans and other members of the South Asian community here, it was time to get Star Struck."
"The event honouring Fashion Designers, is the brainchild of Sonia Dandona."
"Besides the star brigade those who made the evening were Lucky Ali, Sukhbir and Steven Seagal who regaled the audience with his Tabla rendering."
"Steven Seagal’s Indian fans now have fresh reasons to rave-he will play a major role in the forthcoming Bollywood Awards. "
"Like each year, this is not just an awards ceremony but a showcase of performance from around the world."
"Movies, The NRI’s in the US have nominated Hritik Roshan, Bollywood’s current heart throb, along with Shahrukh Khan and Sanjay Dutt for the Best Bollywood actor."
"Galaxy of stars and performances dazzled the audiences, as never before."
"The Nassau coliseum in New York was packed to the rafters"
News India Times
"Most of those who witnessed the powerful, electrifying presence of the worlds greatest showman - Michael Jackson at the Bollywood Awards –the fire must still be raging. "
"The glittering star-studded extravaganza saw artists from both India and Pakistan enthralling a capacity crowd."
Business, Entertainment Bollywood, politics, media, airlines – Kamal Dandona has lived a multi-faceted life, spanning continents and bridging cultures every step of the way.
Kamal Dandona is Chairman of Soch Entertainment Inc, Soch Properties and Soch Global, an international trading company dealing in brand name consumer electronics. Kamal had been bit by the proverbial “entrepreneurial bug.” Always ahead of his time, he then became a pioneer in publicizing the Indian film industry abroad. In 1998, he began The Bollywood Awards. For the inaugural event, the likes of Michael Jackson and Shah Rukh Khan participated. Virtually every major star, director, producer from Bollywood, from Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan to Aishwarya Rai, have attended Kamal’s events over the years. Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Sharon Stone, Richard and a multitude of celebrities have praised the events for fostering a better understanding between the east and the west.
Rajiv Dandona, graduated from Hofstra university, New York majoring in international business management. He is a dedicated, focussed professional and an entrepreneur with the Midas touch.His successful track record of his projects speaks volumes of his talent and deep insights into projects that he takes up. He attributes his success to his regular global travels and networking of the highest order with Head of states, C.E.O.’s of multi nationals, Celebrities, Stars and Luminaries.
Rajiv Dandona has been a speaker on panels with American Express and on entertainment events.
Rajiv Dandona, after taking over the reigns of the entertainment, real estate and trading group has taken it to the next level and has majorly multiplied the revenues and increased his market share globally. His achievements have been appreciated by several leaders globally including the likes of Donald Trump.
As a talent manager, John Regna has guided the professional career of celebrity artists in various areas of the entertainment industry. Although his entertainment practice started in July of 1971 as a concert promoter and talent agent, it was not until 1974 that he entered the realm of artist management by working with certain recording artists in the field of Rock and R&B.
John Regna has operated in 53 countries including The United States, Canada, Latin America, Mexico, The United Kingdom, Western and Central Europe, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, the continent of Africa, South East Asia and many more including the continually emerging and growing markets of The People's Republic of China and India. Mr. Regna celebrates his 45th anniversary in the music, film and family entertainment business.
Rajan Pillai is an attorney at law admitted to practice in the Federal and State Courts of New York. He is also a co-founder, President & COO of Nano Theranostics, Inc., a cutting edge nanotechnology company, based in Elmsford, New York. His career has spanned four decades of corporate, SEC and international law practice as well as the counseling and successful launch of several successful enterprises, two of which went public and were later acquired by larger public companies.
Between 1994 to 1997, Rajan was working as a Managing Director of Peregrine Capital Ltd., then Hong Kong’s leading investment bank, and managed corporate and project finance transactions in Indonesia, Vietnam, and Burma. Between 1975 to 1993, he worked with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, Delson & Gordon, Kramer Levin, and Pillai, Brick, & Roseman, all New York City law firms, during which time he worked on numerous corporate transactions such as IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and project finance assignments such as the Kalimantan fertilizer project and the Krakatau steel plant in Indonesia.
Ronnie Guha is a geek at heart and has highly successfully led several teams and has managed multi million dollars in sales.
Ronnie Guha founded Nisos Technologies with a vast array of technical, sales, product management & marketing experience at startups and industry giants like VMware, IBM, Informatica, Oracle, Tanning Technology etc. Prior to Nisos Technologies, Ronnie had bootstrapped a mBaaS (mobile backend as a service) company. His technical background covers enterprise architecture, enterprise security, high transactional data driven mobile & web platforms, DevOps, low latency messaging, ESBs, in-memory data grids, multi enterprise SOA, data architecture and strategy, mobile and location based solutions.
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