LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Creative Artists Agency has teamed up with one of the leading talent agencies in India, Kwan Entertainment, to form a joint venture to rep Bollywood talent.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the new venture will look for opportunities in film, television, music, commercial endorsements, as well as other businesses.
The joint venture's headquarters will be in Mumbai, with satellite offices in Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The new venture will be helmed by CAA's David Taghioff and Caleb Franklin, along with KWAN CEO/Managing Director Anirban Das Blah and COO Indranil Blah with Franklin moving to Mumbai.
"India’s robust entertainment industry offers CAA KWAN tremendous opportunities for talent across multiple platforms,” said CAA president Richard Lovett. “In a very short period of time, KWAN has intelligently scaled and diversified their business to maximize this thriving marketplace for their clients. KWAN’s deep network of relationships, local-market knowledge, and collaborative business philosophy make them a powerful partner in furthering CAA’s existing business in India and providing our clients with more opportunities." – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers