Mumbai: Well-known sportscaster and TV personality Charu Sharma has signed up with 9 Yards, the sports and entertainment company promoted by the Walchand Capital Group, for exclusively managing and marketing his career towards corporate endorsement, corporate event and corporate appearances.
Other celebrities who have earlier signed up with the company are soccer superstar Baichung Bhutia, actress Manisha Koirala, Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting and go-karting prodigy Sahil Shelar.
Sharma has over 20 years of rich and varied expertise in fields of sportscasting with broadcasters such as Sony Max, ESPN, Star Sports and Doordarshan. He has also dabbled in quiz shows, been a voice-over professional, besides having played first division cricket league in Kolkata and a national-level bronze medallist in springboard diving.
Says Sharma: "I am delighted to have signed up with 9 Yards, especially, since its team members and I go a long way. I implicitly trust and believe in their maturity and capabilities and I am sure that they will do an excellent job in managing and marketing my portfolio."
Says Navneet Sharma, CEO, 9 Yards Sports & Entertainment: "We are excited to exclusively represent Sharma with the aim of maximising and sharing his skills with sports lovers in general and brands and corporate organisations in particular through hosting innovative events, endorsements, TV programming and leadership speakers series."