Somaaya has been associated with the radio station since 2009, in the capacity of film expert
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | August 22, 2014
92.7 Big FM has announced the appointment of veteran journalist, critic, author and historian, Bhawana Somaaya, as Entertainment Editor. She has been associated with the radio station since 2009, in the capacity of film expert, sharing her credible film reviews, along with fascinating trivia on Bollywood. With this move, she will be responsible for developing insights along with the team, delivering to audiences a more engaging and enhanced aural experience.
As Entertainment Editor, Somaaya will be an integral part of the think-tank for all entertainment-related shows and activities of the business. She will also play an important part in bringing newer perspectives and providing inputs and insights on all shows related to Bollywood.
âRBNL is a powerful force and the organisation has talent in every department. Iâve been working closely with them and Iâm of the view that the office has a great vibe and an energetic environment. There is music all the way here, from the moment that I step out of my car till the time Iâm seated inside the office. Iâm grateful to have received this opportunity and I bring my sincerity to the work that this organization does. RBNL enriches my vision and Iâm elated to begin my journey here and furthermore, reinvent myself with a new medium and a new language.â
Somaaya began her career as a reporter with Cinema Journal, an entertainment supplement of Free Press Journal, back in the 70s and fast evolved into a renowned film critic in the industry. She later joined Movie as Assistant Editor and in just four years she was promoted to the position of Joint Editor. Eventually, she moved to Screen, the film weekly of the Indian Express Group, as Editor-in-Chief. She has made significant contributions to the entertainment sector, including writing 12 books, the last one titled âTalking Cinemaâ, which was launched in October last year.