Bejan Daruwalla bequeaths his stellar legacy to GaneshaSpeaks

Written by Agencies | Mumbai | Updated: Nov 29 2009, 00:22am hrs
World renowned astrologer Bejan Daruwalla anointed Indias largest astrological webportal, GaneshaSpeaks, as the successors to his astrological legacy.

He has been associated with it right from its inception in 2003. With the grace of Ganesha, I have spent most of my life in astrology and I have acquired a lot of experience and knowledge. I wanted to leave this knowledge behind for the betterment of mankind and hence I have taught them everything that I have learnt.

They will keep my art and name alive in the times to come said Bejan Daruwalla. Bejan Daruwalla is adept in all the various forms of divination like astrology, numerology, tarot, etc. I have been with them right from their selection and ensured they learnt everything,he added.

GaneshaSpeaks was launched in 2003 with a vision of providing users 'a fully personalized horoscope reading by Bejan Daruwalla and his team within 72 hours of placing an order on the internet and call center facilities were added to cater to the telephone queries of customers. Today it is the top astrology portal of India vying for the top position globally. With more than 2 million page views per month and about 30,000 telephonic consultations daily, the company today clocks INR 100 million anually.

With its expanding access across telecom networks and associations across the web, GaneshaSpeaks hopes to touch a CAGR of 50% in the coming year.

Speaking at the event Hemang Arun Pandeet, MD & CEO, Ganeshaspeaks said, With a turnover of 100 million (INR), today GaneshaSpeaks represents 40% of the 65 million web based astro business which has about 4-5 players and approximately 30% of the 75 million telecom based astro business which again has about 4-5 players. This is just a tip of the iceberg as far as the entire astro business is concerned. The total size of the astro market is estimated at 8 billion USD.