Uma Ghosh Deshpande is an entrepreneur, image consultant, philanthropist, presenter, TV producer, fashion designer and a talented youth icon who is a native of Maharashtra, India. She is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Uma is a vivacious girl right from her childhood. She is a prodigy. Uma is not just her name but also means an acronym concept for her show which is popularly called as “The Uma Show”. The concept revolves in the name itself. The show is ultimate, modern and aspirational just like dreams, if you believe in them, you can achieve them. Uma is the head founder and managing director of Queen Bee Productions. Since 2005, she has been a major contributor in the television industry at UAE. She has produced numerous shows.
Her lifestyle themed show called “
High Life Dubai
” is one of the popular shows which gained many accreditations. Through her production house, she aims to deliver high-definition quality programming which reaches a huge target audience. Under her leadership, QBP has launched so many shows like ‘ZEE Connect’, ‘TOPGUNS’, ‘Love 4 Food’, ‘TOTT show’, etc. In such a platform which is constantly growing, she interviewed many famous and successful personalities from various fields like the politics, the film industry, etc. Some of the personal interactions include with personalities like Guiseppe Zanotti, Aishwariya Rai Bachchan, Christian Louboutin,
, Manolo Blahnik, Shreya Goshal,
Shah Rukh Khan
, Jimmy Choo, Asha Bhonsle, etc.
She has also worked with channels like FTV, MTV India, Colors TV, etc. With the opportunity of venturing in the digital era, she successfully shared her insights on her various interests in beauty and wellness, effortless fashion, travel, etc. From being a former beauty pageant winner, she is also the brand ambassador of ‘Natura Bisse’, ‘Kala Niketan’, ‘Philip Stein’ and ‘Pacific Ventures’ at UAE. She is also a celebrity member of the ‘Tag Heuer Club’. She also loves to enlighten and provide her insights and so she once became the author of the well-known column called “The Dubai Insider” on Gulf News Friday Tabloid.
Apart from actively being an entrepreneur, she also spends time for noble social causes like women empowerment, providing education for a girl child, etc. She is also closely associated as a global celebrity partner for the ‘United Nations World Food’. Uma has been a recipient of many awards and recognitions. Some of them include recognition by Forbes Middle East as Top Indian Leader, Best TV Presenter, Young Asian Achiever, The Style Icon Award, Woman Achiever Award, etc. to name a few of them. Uma continues to spread positivity and give her best in everything she chooses to do and also is grateful to back to the society and make this world more desirable place to live.