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Tabassum ‘maha-khush’ as grand-daughter Khushi Govil heads talent management vertical


Stunningly beautiful multi-talented Khushi Govil seems all set to diligently carry on the traditional legacy of her veteran iconic actress and TV show host-grandmother Tabassum – Chaitanya Padukone

That’s because as a ‘mentor’ and ‘live-shows-impresario’ the versatile, exuberant Tabassum has discovered and launched a large number of new promising talents in Bollywood .

Yesterday, the media witnessed a star-studded launch of Ignite Edge – the brand-new talent management vertical of India’s leading new media network, MissMalini Entertainment, to be helmed by dynamic Khushi Govil at The Game Palacio, Bandra.

The ‘who’s who’ of the media and entertainment industry came together to celebrate the launch of this exciting new vertical that will be a launch-pad to a sensational career in digital entertainment for the country’s melting pot of rising talents, digital creators, influencers and celebrities.

The event was graced by the presence of prominent names like Jannat Zubair, Karenvir Bohra, Amruta Khanvilkar, Teejay Sidhu, Aishwarya Sakhuja, Sonalli Sehgal, Malishka, Shraddha Das, Apoorva Arora, Melvin Louis, Rochelle Rao, Keith Sequeira and others.

Expressing her excitement about the launch, Khushi Govil – Associate Vice President, Talent – MissMalini Entertainment, said, “I am thrilled at the success of the launch event, and I am grateful to everyone who made it possible.

It has always been a dream to foster, promote and celebrate digital talent worthy of discovery.

With Ignite Edge’s successful launch, we are one step closer to realizing our vision of giving direction to the country’s digital artists towards higher recognition.”

Commenting on the successful launch event of Ignite Edge, the iconic digital-media empress Malini Agarwal – Founder – MissMalini Entertainment, said, “To be able to celebrate the successful launch of our talent management vertical at an on-ground event is simply exciting!

After a tough year or two of lockdown, I am delighted to meet such phenomenally talented personalities under one roof, and I am looking forward to seeing the great heights they achieve together with Ignite Edge!”

Launching with a roster that includes well-known names like Shakti Arora, Karenvir Bohra, Amruta Khanvilkar, Kushal Tandon, Shriya Jain, Nyra Banerjee, Aarya Vora, Teejay Sidhu, Vidhushree Arya, Bella & Vienna, Aishwarya Sakhuja, Abhishek Banerjee, Abhishek Bajaj, Vivek Dhadha, Malini Agarwal, Elina Hsiung, Karishma Govil and Gia Venessa Snow; Ignite Edge will work to nurture and offer strategic guidance to freshly emerging homegrown digital talents.

Enthused dynamic Hoshang Govil, “ My mom Tabassum, my wife Hemali Govil and I are all super-delighted with this new challenging assignment of my daughter Khushi Govil .

Unfortunately, Tabassum-jee was unable to attend the grand-launch-event due to genuine reasons, but she has showered her blessings on Khushi .

Of course I was present there and my blessings are always there for both my talented daughters Khushi and Karishma,” said the proud father Hoshang who had made his acting-debut as the lead-hero in this romantic movie ‘Tum Par Hum Qurbaan’ (1985) directed by his eminent mother Tabassum.

Interesingly, Kkhushi ( that’s how she used to spell her name ) has also acted as the romantic lead in this (2009) movie ‘Hum Phirr Milein Na Milein’.

The exuberant Tabassum ( whose trending very popular informative Bolly-centric YouTube channel series ‘Tabassum Talkies’ which she regularly hosts ) said in an exclusive message, “Asal se soodh zyaada pyaara hota hai.

I’m a very proud grandmother today that Khushi Govil, my granddaughter is heading Ignite Edge.

And my younger granddaughter Karishma Govil (who is also known as @soul_kari on Instagram) is heading the MissMalini Trending vertical.”

Speaking exclusively Hoshang sounded ecstatic as he shared, “My wife Hemali Govil and I are extremely proud parents today and both our daughters are growing exponentially in the digital industry and we could not be happier for them. And of course, we are extremely thankful to God for blessing our family.”