Dr. Padmakar K Nandekar, Chairman and MD of Mumbai-based Universal Communications Ltd recently gave an interview to the paparazzi. It was at the start-studded beauty and fashion event-Femina Miss India 2023. Dr. Padmakar is a prominent figure in the advertising and television industry. He is closely associated with the Miss Femina beauty event for the past 32 years.
Dr. Padmakar Attends Femina Miss India Grand Finale
The Femina Miss India grand finale just finished. The scintillating event saw actors like Kartik Aryan, Bhumi Pednaker, and many others.
Amidst the Bollywood A-listers actors, leading entrepreneur Dr. Padmakar also graced the occasion. Dr. Padmakaris the man who bought us the famous TV serial Jungle Book on Doordarshan. He also revolutionized the Indian television industry by starting TV Channels like DD Metro, and Zee Cinema. Dr. Padmakar is currently the CMD of Universal Communications Ltd. It is an Advertising Agency dealing with TV Channels’ rights. It also works on sponsorship of events and films, and promotion of blockbuster movies.
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Dr. Padmakar Congratulates Femina Miss India 2023 Winners
Dr. Padmakar congratulated the winners of Femina Miss India 2023. He spoke to Nandini Gupta, who was Femina Miss India World 2023. Dr. Nandekar also shared the stage with the first and second runner-ups of the pageant, Shreya Poonja from Delhi and Thounaojam Strela Luwang from Manipur. He was also snapped with other bigwigs of the entertainment industry.
Dr. Padmakar’s views on the importance of attending beauty pageants as a media professional
Speaking to the media, Dr. Padmakar said, “Thrilled to be a part of such a prestigious event. For me, each and every participant is a winner. To be selected among millions is in itself a prized moment.”
Regarding the event, he said, “I would like to say that being seen at a beauty event can create a positive image of the business I am heading as an advertising and media professional. For me, it is a valuable investment of time and resources. It provides opportunities for networking, learning, and enhancing the public image of my organization.”
Dr. Padmakar’s journey in the Indian television industry
Dr. Padmakar founded the agency in 1995. His intention was to produce and promote quality TV programs. The company is one of the best among its peers. It also offers television and radio sponsorship services to clients and other stakeholders.
Dr. Padmakar Nandekar has held various key positions in the Indian television industry. He began his career with the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India as a Distribution Officer/Zonal Manager at the National Centre of Films for Children and Young People, before taking on the role of Manager (Marketing) at the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). There, he was responsible for overseeing the sponsorship of Doordarshan/NFDC films.
In addition to being an excellent marketing head, Dr. Padmakar Nandekar is a many-sided personality. He is an expert in spiritual and healing techniques. He is a philanthropist and has associations with NGOs like Rotary Club International. Dr. Nandekar is also a Major Donors and Bequest Society member. Dr. Padmakar Nandekar also served as the Secretary General of the Cuffe Parade Resident Association. The government of Maharashtra has acknowledged his philanthropic services and industrial contributions.