About Uma

Today, Uma Ghosh Deshpande is a Dubai-based award-winning TV Producer, Presenter, LIFESTYLE PERSONALITY, Entrepreneur and Youth Icon. She is credited for pioneering the broadcast industry in the Middle East since 2005, when she produced the iconic lifestyle show High Life Dubai. The show created a niche for itself while raking in a lot of laurels.

Meanwhile, Uma Ghosh Deshpande founded ‘Queen Bee Production’, a top notch production house, with a vision to provide high quality programming in the region and beyond. Under Uma’s proficient direction, Queen Bee Production launched several shows across various channels in the Middle East beam – The Uma Show, High Life Dubai, TOPGUNS, ZEE Connect, TOTT Show & Love 4 Food. Uma launched her pet project, ‘The UMA Show’ which embodies her belief that everyone dreams of an Ultimate, Modern and Aspirational life, and anyone who dreams it, can therefore achieve it. In this ever-growing market, over the last eight years Uma has interviewed every successful personality from fields such as Films, Business and Politics.

Uma Ghosh Deshpande has also lent her name to noble causes and has helped collect funds for children with special needs, the cause of girls’ education and women empowerment. She is currently associated with the United Nations World Food Program as their Global Celebrity Partner, an association that has rightly projected her as an ambassador of hope and goodwill. She also visited the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan to take stock of the situation and use her influence in the broadcasting industry to bring in funds for the less fortunate.

She was the author of the extremely popular ‘The Dubai Insider’ column on Gulf News Friday Tabloid! for a large part of 2 years.

Uma Ghosh Deshpande has since successfully ventured into the digital space through her lifestyle and wellness channel on theumashow.com

Her campaign focuses on 6 of her strengths:

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Under Uma’s tutelage, Queen Bee Production has launched 7 shows across various channels in the Middle East beam. They include Top Guns, PropertyScape, Zee Connect Season 3, TOTT, Love4Food on channels such as MTV India, ZEE TV, COLORS, B4U and FTV. Subsequently, Uma launched her pet project, ‘The UMA Show’ which embodies her belief that everyone dreams of an Ultimate, Modern and Aspirational life, and anyone who dreams it, can therefore achieve it. The TV shows, the channels and Uma herself were bestowed the much deserved acclaims and accolades by way of awards and titles.

Consequently, Uma’s name has become synonymous with eminence and class, thereby creating business partnerships with a multitude of world-class luxury brands. A former beauty pageant winner, Uma endorses brands such as Pacific Ventures, Philip Stein, Natura Bisse, Kala Niketan, and is the Celebrity Club Member of Tag Heuer. She has previously endorsed Fair & Lovely Arabia and Danube Buildmart too.

In this ever-growing market, over the last eight years Uma has interviewed every successful personality that set foot in Dubai, from numerous fields. Some of the names include – Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwariya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Colin Farrell, Colin Firth, George Clooney, Salma Hayek, and many more from the film industry; the big boys of footwear Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo and Guiseppe Zanotti; and icons like Benazir Bhutto, Gautam Singhania, Alyque Padamsee, Asha Bhonsle and many more.

Uma has also lent her name to noble causes and has helped collect funds for children with special needs, the cause of girls’ education and women empowerment. She is currently associated with the United Nations World Food Program as their Global Celebrity Partner, an association that has rightly projected her as an ambassador of hope and goodwill. Uma recently visited the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan to take stock of the situation and use her influence in the broadcasting industry to bring in funds for the less fortunate.

Uma believes in giving her best to every task she takes on, and gives back to the society all that she can, with gratitude.

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