Zarathushtis in the news

Following are tid-bits about Zarathushtis appearing in news media:
1)  Ronnie (Rohinton) Screwvala to become Managing Director of the Walt Disney Company India          
English: Ronnie Screwvala at the Life in a... ...
     Excerpts from  India West     by R.M.Vijayakar

The Walt Disney Company announced today that it will acquire, through a subsidiary, a controlling interest in UTV, one of India’s premier media and entertainment companies.

The acquisition will be completed through a successful delisting offer and will enable Disney to integrate UTV’s current operations. In addition, UTV CEO Ronnie Screwvala has been named managing director of The Walt Disney Company India and will report to Walt Disney International Chairman Andy Bird……………..

UTV is a leading TV producer in India with distribution in 20 countries in seven languages and across 27 channels. It operates six channels………………….”

2) Shehnaz M. Bhujwala elected to Board of Governors of Consumer Attorneys of California

INDIA WEST   (11/11/11)     


“Attorney Named to CAOC Board

Shehnaz M. Bhujwala, an attorney at the Beverly Hills, Calif. based law firm of Kiesel, Boucher & Larson, LLP, has been elected to the board of governors of Consumer Attorneys of California. The daughter of Maneck and Mahrukh Bhujwala of Southern California, she has a BA. from UCLA and a J.D. from USC. CAOC’s mission is to preserve the constitutional right of trial by jury for consumers and champion “the cause of those who deserve redress for injury to person or property.” ”

3) Sohrab Kalkalia to become Chief Sales & Commercial Officer for Sonata Software



“Bangalore-based Sonata Software has named Sohrab Kalkalia chief sales and commercial officer. Based in Fremont, Calif., he led the technology consulting practice at Infosys and was an engineer at PSI Data Systems. Kalkalia has a B.Tech. in computer science from Mumbai University.”

4) Sanam Rastegar gets Prudential Spirit of Community Award for 2012

INDIA WEST  (2/17/12)    

“Six South Asian American students were among 102 state honorees selected for the 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards that recognizes middle and high school students across the nation for their volunteer efforts…………….

Connecticut: Sanam Rastegar, 17, senior at Hopkins School. She is credited for raising more than $100,000 for children with diseases, as part of an annual jump-roping fundraiser at her school, which she spearheaded……. 


Courtesy : Maneck Bhujwala


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