JuJu Productions

About Us

Juju Productions is a music and video production company.  Artists and singers will work with Anuradha Palakurthi-Juju to produce content that attracts global audiences – transcending national and cultural boundaries even while being rooted in Indian traditions.


Anuradha Palakurthi’s Guru and Guide for all musical pursuits is Vidushi Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar.

Anuradha is the serving Chairperson of MIT’s Heritage Arts of South Asia (MITHAS) and co-hosts a weekly Radio Music India show on WLYN 1360 that educates and entertains listeners on the Carnatic & Hindustani classical roots of Indian Film music.

Anuradha has recorded playback for South Indian films. Widely regarded for her versatility across vocal genres, she was the featured female singer in live shows in the USA with Kumar Sanu, Suresh Wadkar, Deepak Pandit and Bappi Lahiri.

Anuradha recorded a duet with Hariharan for Ekal Vidyalaya – a song written by Sunayana Kachroo and composed by Guitarist Prasanna, Drummer Sivamani and a group of 14 multiple-Grammy winning musicians from across the globe.

Anuradha Palakurthi-Juju has recently completed a Video Album with Ustad Nishat Khan of the Imdadkhani Gharana which will be released shortly.

She is married to Boston based entrepreneur Prashanth Palakurthi, whom she met as a student in BITS Pilani, India. They have three children and a son-in-law.


Manisha Jain has been a leader in the education sector in the Boston area for the past twenty- five years. Passionate about intellectual as well as creative pursuits, Manisha likes undertaking new challenges that transform visions into reality by efficient execution.

A collaborator and a team player, Manisha has been actively involved in the community as a volunteer for several organizations such as Saheli, Triveni School of Dance, Palakurthi Foundation and others, wherein she likes to lead silently and by example.

In all her endeavors, Manisha strives to abide by her life mantra of pursuing excellence coupled with lifelong learning, and values that as the single most important individual trait for success and contentment in life. She has managed all the Palakurthi foundation events and now looks forward to taking Juju Productions to new heights. A world traveler and an avid chess and sudoku player, Manisha lives in Dover, MA with her husband, and together they have successfully raised 2 daughters who live and work in New York City.