Looking for your child to indulge in masti and get all creative? Don't miss out on these funtastic workshops this weekend

Oct 15 2020

 

 

 

As a parent, we’re pretty sure that your kid is always on the lookout to attend a fun-filled workshop. The immersive experience that these fun sessions offer sees them channelize their creativity in a manner few of us can imagine. With their energy and enthusiasm being at its peak on a weekend, there is certainly no better outlet for their imagination to run wild. Be it dance, art, craft, pottery, storytelling, etc, your tiny one stands to learn a lot of life-skills from these workshops. If you’re looking for some awesome workshops for your kid to attend this weekend, well, you’ve come just to the right place. It’s time to be the doting parent once again and click on register!!!

 

YAY! DEKHO

It’s time for yet another fun-tastic Friday for all fans of Sony YAY! as the 

channel serves up an immersive treat, unlike no other, for its avid young audiences. Yes, we’re talking about none other than the one-of-a-kind virtual property YAY! Dekho that regales kids through an interactive workshop as well as an exclusive movie preview. What you’re set to see this time around is a plot filled with intrigue and mystery as the popular cat duo Honey-Bunny feature in the exclusive movie preview of HONEY BUNNY IN THE INTERVIEW live only on YAY! Dekho. The masti doesn’t just end here as kids can then participate in a specially themed DIY art and craft workshop hosted by Edwina Lobo, owner of The Springboard and Co-founder & Team Psychologist. Promoting the sprit to excel,  , the workshop shall be followed by a contest based on the theme of the movie  and gives them the chance to take home a host of exciting prizes. It’s safe to say that with such a wholesome treat, you won’t find a better workshop for your kid to attend this weekend. Try it out!!!

Register on the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BkzATawXTdKrAl2NNhUrcg 

 

 

The excitement doesn’t end here! Introducing the baap of championships with the Honey Bunny AR Game Filter. Click on the below link to play the game, post your scoreboard and tag Sony YAY! to participate in the championship!

https://www.instagram.com/ar/360695311793049/ 

 

HOBBYSTATION - ORIGAMI FOR KIDS

If you thought that paper and kids were only meant for taking down notes, well think again. Learn the traditional and modern techniques of folding paper in this Japanese art form to make a host of animals, flowers and designs you never thought were possible to make. It’s time to let your kids develop motor skills decorate your house with models that’ll fill your heart with delight. 

Register on the link: 

https://in.bookmyshow.com/mumbai/events/hobbystation-origami-for-kids/ET00135881/bookingStep/datetime 

 

Arts & Craft Mania – Hobbystation

The medium of a child’s expression should be as diverse as its interests and thoughts! When there are no limits to creativity and art forms, why not let your child explore beyond the regular? They bring to you independent art sessions covering something new in every turn. From painting with fun instruments to achieving a paint effect with oil pastels, from Warli painting to Mandala Art, from Kawaii Doodles to Cartoons, and Zentangles to 3D art, give your child exposure to different forms of art.

 

Register on the link: 

https://in.bookmyshow.com/mumbai/events/arts-craft-6-12-yrs-hobbystation/ET00138058/bookingStep/datetime 

 


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Get ready to hit the dance floor as Asees Kaur, Remo D’Souza, Nakash Aziz team up to bring to you a dynamic single – ‘Moj Pe Moj’
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
  For the first time renowned choreographer Remo D’Souza has teamed up with choreographer Mukti Mohan and singers Asees Kaur, Badal and Nakash Aziz to bring to you the ultimate peppy number 'Moj Pe Moj’.   The track is the brand song for short video platform Moj and is getting released on ii Music. It will feature over 30 influencers including Remo D’Souza Mukti Mohan and Dharmesh. It's an upbeat and high-spirited number that will blend well with the current festive and freedom spirit post lockdown.   The theme of the song is super fun, catchy and energetic which resonates perfectly with the season’s mood. Talented playback singer Nakash Aziz, known for songs like ‘Gandi Baat’ and ‘Sari Ke Fall Sa’, has collaborated with Asees Kaur, famous for her melodious songs such as ‘Bolna’ from ‘Kapoor & Sons’, ‘Ve Mahi’ from ‘Kesari’, to create this groovy single, ‘Moj Pe Moj’.   Commenting on her ‘Moj’ moment, Asees Kaur said, “'Moj Pe Moj' is the ultimate track for Gen Z, and their modern digital lives. This quirky earworm is guaranteed to get you up on your feet and make you dance to the energetic voice of Nakash and I. The peppy track is composed by Goldie Sohel, Badal and includes an upbeat rap from Badal himself. Join the Moj experience and sing along to the new chartbuster in town”.   Even Remo D’Souza enthusiastically said, “Well, dance is everything to me and given me the complete freedom to express the music and lyrics through it, brought me real ‘Moj’ for this entire project. The song will honestly give you the feeling of what it stands for, ‘Moj pe moj’”   The video highlights the vibrant and fun spirit of individuals through a celebration, 'Moj’. 'Moj Pe Moj’ is a colourful song and has a lot of energy and a fun vibe to it. The song has released on 27th of October, 2020 on ii Music’s official YouTube channel and we have already hopped on its euphoric trail.The song is available on all the streaming platforms.
This Festive Season make tea-time delightful with a set from Ficus Fine Living!
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
    Festivals bring a lot of joy and delight in one’s lives and bring people closer. This Festive Season upgrade your crockery with fine china from Ficus chic collection, inspired by Nature’s fresh vibes. Make a style statement as you sip from our tea and coffee sets that lend a graceful touch to entertaining special guests.   You can choose from our many inspiring shapes and delicate designs, as you are sure to find something that delights you. Don’t wait: drop in at Ficus Fine Living to make tea-time warm, welcoming and fashionable!     Ficus Fine Living is a fresh new concept in branded furniture and home accessories. Ficus offers a range of furniture, furnishings, home decor, lightings, artifacts and more. This festive season we have some exciting offers for everyone. Our store is spread across 2000 sq.ft which helps us maintain social distancing effectively.  We also have ample car parking space.  Come visit us at Ficus Fine Living, it is spacious and calming; one can easily browse for hours. Enjoy a cup of coffee and go through the beautiful curios, furniture and art, all of which make a delightful experience. Available at: www.ficusliving.com
Now, enjoy wholesome infotainment at one click with ME WORLD
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
  Binge watchers in Australia and South Asia have another reason to cheer with ME TV, an Indo-Australian broadcasting company, unveiling a multi-lingual Over- the Top (OTT) Plus platform called ME World. The new platform is envisioned to be a one-stop solution for entertainment and business needs and will cater to Australia and South Asian regions. The app will be available from 18th October across the globe. It is available on Android, IOS and even on Smart TV’s The highlight of the novel application is its hyperlocal reach wherein viewers can not only watch Entertainment ,news, movies, or listen to podcasts; they can also book tickets via ME World for events to be held in their locality or neighbourhood and watch events live from home. ME World even allows viewers to showcase their talent and upload their content on the platform. It will be showcased after meeting ME World standard criteria. "I am delighted to release MEWorld for download for netizens. It is our signature offering that instantly connects communities in and around the world irrespective of the geographical barriers.  The application will provide wholesome and varied content ranging from entertainment, events information, movies, local news, business, web series, podcasts among others. Moreover, its interactive interface even allows the viewers to create and upload their content for wide accessibility and engagement. It’s a one shop stop for every app lover, it will also advertise local business & viewers can avail coupons and offers of favrestaurants, spa, movie tickets etc.  The release of ME World reaffirms our commitment to curate outstanding content inline with our viewers’ preferences,” said Sri Hari Kommineni, CEO & Founder, ME World. MEworld programme category ranges from Movies, Events, web series, celebrity talk show, Multiple Talent shows and many more .
Tata Elxsi awarded global services deal from Aesculap AG for medical device engineering
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
     Tata Elxsi, a global design and technology services company, announces the opening of a Global Engineering Center (GEC) with Aesculap AG, a subsidiary of B. Braun, one of the world´s leading manufacturers of medical devices and pharmaceutical products and services.  Tata Elxsi has been selected as the global engineering services partner by Aesculap. The GEC is part of a strategic multi-year engagement in the field of engineering services. The GEC serves as a platform of talent and expertise for product design & engineering, regulatory support and clinical evaluation services. This center will be essential to accelerate innovation, drive the transformation and growth for Aesculap‘s medical business.   Martin Schaeuble, Vice President Abdominal and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Aesculap commented on this announcement” Tata Elxsi has proven to be the right partner, bringing the right mix of technical expertise and program management skills. Together with Tata Elxsi we are in the position to continue our innovation activities as well as adherence across Aesculap ‘s product portfolio."   "We are elated to be selected as a strategic partner of Aesculap. It is an absolute honor for us to be part of this journey in supporting Aesculap through our Global Engineering Center, bringing together integrated competencies in R&D and innovation, digital technologies, deep domain understanding of medical devices and ever-evolving regulatory standards. This further consolidates our position in the Medical Devices and Healthcare market in Europe, and strengthens our relationship with Aesculap and the B. Braun group," said Nitin Pai, Chief Strategy Officer and CMO, Tata Elxsi.      

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Get ready to hit the dance floor as Asees Kaur, Remo D’Souza, Nakash Aziz team up to bring to you a dynamic single – ‘Moj Pe Moj’
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
  For the first time renowned choreographer Remo D’Souza has teamed up with choreographer Mukti Mohan and singers Asees Kaur, Badal and Nakash Aziz to bring to you the ultimate peppy number 'Moj Pe Moj’.   The track is the brand song for short video platform Moj and is getting released on ii Music. It will feature over 30 influencers including Remo D’Souza Mukti Mohan and Dharmesh. It's an upbeat and high-spirited number that will blend well with the current festive and freedom spirit post lockdown.   The theme of the song is super fun, catchy and energetic which resonates perfectly with the season’s mood. Talented playback singer Nakash Aziz, known for songs like ‘Gandi Baat’ and ‘Sari Ke Fall Sa’, has collaborated with Asees Kaur, famous for her melodious songs such as ‘Bolna’ from ‘Kapoor & Sons’, ‘Ve Mahi’ from ‘Kesari’, to create this groovy single, ‘Moj Pe Moj’.   Commenting on her ‘Moj’ moment, Asees Kaur said, “'Moj Pe Moj' is the ultimate track for Gen Z, and their modern digital lives. This quirky earworm is guaranteed to get you up on your feet and make you dance to the energetic voice of Nakash and I. The peppy track is composed by Goldie Sohel, Badal and includes an upbeat rap from Badal himself. Join the Moj experience and sing along to the new chartbuster in town”.   Even Remo D’Souza enthusiastically said, “Well, dance is everything to me and given me the complete freedom to express the music and lyrics through it, brought me real ‘Moj’ for this entire project. The song will honestly give you the feeling of what it stands for, ‘Moj pe moj’”   The video highlights the vibrant and fun spirit of individuals through a celebration, 'Moj’. 'Moj Pe Moj’ is a colourful song and has a lot of energy and a fun vibe to it. The song has released on 27th of October, 2020 on ii Music’s official YouTube channel and we have already hopped on its euphoric trail.The song is available on all the streaming platforms.
This Festive Season make tea-time delightful with a set from Ficus Fine Living!
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
    Festivals bring a lot of joy and delight in one’s lives and bring people closer. This Festive Season upgrade your crockery with fine china from Ficus chic collection, inspired by Nature’s fresh vibes. Make a style statement as you sip from our tea and coffee sets that lend a graceful touch to entertaining special guests.   You can choose from our many inspiring shapes and delicate designs, as you are sure to find something that delights you. Don’t wait: drop in at Ficus Fine Living to make tea-time warm, welcoming and fashionable!     Ficus Fine Living is a fresh new concept in branded furniture and home accessories. Ficus offers a range of furniture, furnishings, home decor, lightings, artifacts and more. This festive season we have some exciting offers for everyone. Our store is spread across 2000 sq.ft which helps us maintain social distancing effectively.  We also have ample car parking space.  Come visit us at Ficus Fine Living, it is spacious and calming; one can easily browse for hours. Enjoy a cup of coffee and go through the beautiful curios, furniture and art, all of which make a delightful experience. Available at: www.ficusliving.com
Now, enjoy wholesome infotainment at one click with ME WORLD
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
  Binge watchers in Australia and South Asia have another reason to cheer with ME TV, an Indo-Australian broadcasting company, unveiling a multi-lingual Over- the Top (OTT) Plus platform called ME World. The new platform is envisioned to be a one-stop solution for entertainment and business needs and will cater to Australia and South Asian regions. The app will be available from 18th October across the globe. It is available on Android, IOS and even on Smart TV’s The highlight of the novel application is its hyperlocal reach wherein viewers can not only watch Entertainment ,news, movies, or listen to podcasts; they can also book tickets via ME World for events to be held in their locality or neighbourhood and watch events live from home. ME World even allows viewers to showcase their talent and upload their content on the platform. It will be showcased after meeting ME World standard criteria. "I am delighted to release MEWorld for download for netizens. It is our signature offering that instantly connects communities in and around the world irrespective of the geographical barriers.  The application will provide wholesome and varied content ranging from entertainment, events information, movies, local news, business, web series, podcasts among others. Moreover, its interactive interface even allows the viewers to create and upload their content for wide accessibility and engagement. It’s a one shop stop for every app lover, it will also advertise local business & viewers can avail coupons and offers of favrestaurants, spa, movie tickets etc.  The release of ME World reaffirms our commitment to curate outstanding content inline with our viewers’ preferences,” said Sri Hari Kommineni, CEO & Founder, ME World. MEworld programme category ranges from Movies, Events, web series, celebrity talk show, Multiple Talent shows and many more .
Tata Elxsi awarded global services deal from Aesculap AG for medical device engineering
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
     Tata Elxsi, a global design and technology services company, announces the opening of a Global Engineering Center (GEC) with Aesculap AG, a subsidiary of B. Braun, one of the world´s leading manufacturers of medical devices and pharmaceutical products and services.  Tata Elxsi has been selected as the global engineering services partner by Aesculap. The GEC is part of a strategic multi-year engagement in the field of engineering services. The GEC serves as a platform of talent and expertise for product design & engineering, regulatory support and clinical evaluation services. This center will be essential to accelerate innovation, drive the transformation and growth for Aesculap‘s medical business.   Martin Schaeuble, Vice President Abdominal and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Aesculap commented on this announcement” Tata Elxsi has proven to be the right partner, bringing the right mix of technical expertise and program management skills. Together with Tata Elxsi we are in the position to continue our innovation activities as well as adherence across Aesculap ‘s product portfolio."   "We are elated to be selected as a strategic partner of Aesculap. It is an absolute honor for us to be part of this journey in supporting Aesculap through our Global Engineering Center, bringing together integrated competencies in R&D and innovation, digital technologies, deep domain understanding of medical devices and ever-evolving regulatory standards. This further consolidates our position in the Medical Devices and Healthcare market in Europe, and strengthens our relationship with Aesculap and the B. Braun group," said Nitin Pai, Chief Strategy Officer and CMO, Tata Elxsi.      

Digital

This Festive Season make tea-time delightful with a set from Ficus Fine Living!
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
    Festivals bring a lot of joy and delight in one’s lives and bring people closer. This Festive Season upgrade your crockery with fine china from Ficus chic collection, inspired by Nature’s fresh vibes. Make a style statement as you sip from our tea and coffee sets that lend a graceful touch to entertaining special guests.   You can choose from our many inspiring shapes and delicate designs, as you are sure to find something that delights you. Don’t wait: drop in at Ficus Fine Living to make tea-time warm, welcoming and fashionable!     Ficus Fine Living is a fresh new concept in branded furniture and home accessories. Ficus offers a range of furniture, furnishings, home decor, lightings, artifacts and more. This festive season we have some exciting offers for everyone. Our store is spread across 2000 sq.ft which helps us maintain social distancing effectively.  We also have ample car parking space.  Come visit us at Ficus Fine Living, it is spacious and calming; one can easily browse for hours. Enjoy a cup of coffee and go through the beautiful curios, furniture and art, all of which make a delightful experience. Available at: www.ficusliving.com
Now, enjoy wholesome infotainment at one click with ME WORLD
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
  Binge watchers in Australia and South Asia have another reason to cheer with ME TV, an Indo-Australian broadcasting company, unveiling a multi-lingual Over- the Top (OTT) Plus platform called ME World. The new platform is envisioned to be a one-stop solution for entertainment and business needs and will cater to Australia and South Asian regions. The app will be available from 18th October across the globe. It is available on Android, IOS and even on Smart TV’s The highlight of the novel application is its hyperlocal reach wherein viewers can not only watch Entertainment ,news, movies, or listen to podcasts; they can also book tickets via ME World for events to be held in their locality or neighbourhood and watch events live from home. ME World even allows viewers to showcase their talent and upload their content on the platform. It will be showcased after meeting ME World standard criteria. "I am delighted to release MEWorld for download for netizens. It is our signature offering that instantly connects communities in and around the world irrespective of the geographical barriers.  The application will provide wholesome and varied content ranging from entertainment, events information, movies, local news, business, web series, podcasts among others. Moreover, its interactive interface even allows the viewers to create and upload their content for wide accessibility and engagement. It’s a one shop stop for every app lover, it will also advertise local business & viewers can avail coupons and offers of favrestaurants, spa, movie tickets etc.  The release of ME World reaffirms our commitment to curate outstanding content inline with our viewers’ preferences,” said Sri Hari Kommineni, CEO & Founder, ME World. MEworld programme category ranges from Movies, Events, web series, celebrity talk show, Multiple Talent shows and many more .
Tata Elxsi awarded global services deal from Aesculap AG for medical device engineering
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
     Tata Elxsi, a global design and technology services company, announces the opening of a Global Engineering Center (GEC) with Aesculap AG, a subsidiary of B. Braun, one of the world´s leading manufacturers of medical devices and pharmaceutical products and services.  Tata Elxsi has been selected as the global engineering services partner by Aesculap. The GEC is part of a strategic multi-year engagement in the field of engineering services. The GEC serves as a platform of talent and expertise for product design & engineering, regulatory support and clinical evaluation services. This center will be essential to accelerate innovation, drive the transformation and growth for Aesculap‘s medical business.   Martin Schaeuble, Vice President Abdominal and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Aesculap commented on this announcement” Tata Elxsi has proven to be the right partner, bringing the right mix of technical expertise and program management skills. Together with Tata Elxsi we are in the position to continue our innovation activities as well as adherence across Aesculap ‘s product portfolio."   "We are elated to be selected as a strategic partner of Aesculap. It is an absolute honor for us to be part of this journey in supporting Aesculap through our Global Engineering Center, bringing together integrated competencies in R&D and innovation, digital technologies, deep domain understanding of medical devices and ever-evolving regulatory standards. This further consolidates our position in the Medical Devices and Healthcare market in Europe, and strengthens our relationship with Aesculap and the B. Braun group," said Nitin Pai, Chief Strategy Officer and CMO, Tata Elxsi.      
Alteza from Aparna-Craft to expand its dealer network to 30 cities by 2025
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
     In their endeavour to further augment their presence in the aluminium interior and exterior solutions Alteza, the premium aluminium window and door systems brand from Aparna-Craft (joint venture between Aparna Enterprises Limited, India and Craft Holdings, Hong Kong), today announced their market expansion plans. As part of the initiative the company has launched two new products and is in process of expanding its network to tier 1 and tier 2 cities. The new systems launched include Villa Windows and Glass Railings offering customers an array of aluminium interior and exterior solutions to choose from.    Speaking about the new launch, Mr. Ashwin Reddy, Managing Director, Aparna Enterprises Limited, said, “A year ago, when we partnered with Craft Holdings (Hong Kong) to create Aparna Craft, our vision was to revolutionize the premium aluminium window and door systems market in India and provide our consumers with superior quality solutions in distinct designs. We have been successful in this endeavour. We will be investing extensively in building the product portfolio as well as the reach of the brand. In next 5 years we aim to expand our presence to 30 cities, targeting 10 % of market share.”   Manufactured at a state-of-the-art production facility located at Bachupally, near Hyderabad, the new range of products are made using world-class technology as well as the highest quality raw materials. The new range includes:    Alteza Villa Windows- An ode to the craftsmanship, Alteza Villa Windows are a perfect combination of style and functionality. Made using world- class technology the range is very sturdy and offer users the benefits of one stop solution for aluminium window, reduced noise as well as better energy efficiency. Equipped with separate panels for glass and mosquito mesh along with the grill and multi-point locking system, Villa window provides a complete package for a premium quality aluminium window. Further, as all Aparna product the Alteza range of villa windows also offer customers with the option to customise the size, glass, glazing and colour. Another salient feature of the new range is that it comes with branded European hardware giving customers a comprehensive best in-class window solution.    Alteza Glass Railings with minimal aluminium support- Product innovation is at the heart of Aparna Enterprises Ltd and Alteza range of railing is a testimony of this. The elegant and sturdy product adds a modern plus a stylish look to railings. The main advantage however, is the fact that these railings are frameless and have more of glass and require the least of maintenance. Ideal for balconies and stairways, Alteza aluminium railings can be tailored to suit your needs.    Made using virgin aluminium the new products are 3kPA compliant. Apart from offering superior quality products, Alteza will also offer end-to-end services to consumers, including Design, Fabrication, Installation and Post-sales support.    Currently the Indian building facades and fenestration industry is valued around INR 25000 crores and Aluminium window and door industry around INR 3250 crores. With entities like Aparna Craft entering, the sector is poised to witness further market penetration and growth.  

OTT

Now, enjoy wholesome infotainment at one click with ME WORLD
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
  Binge watchers in Australia and South Asia have another reason to cheer with ME TV, an Indo-Australian broadcasting company, unveiling a multi-lingual Over- the Top (OTT) Plus platform called ME World. The new platform is envisioned to be a one-stop solution for entertainment and business needs and will cater to Australia and South Asian regions. The app will be available from 18th October across the globe. It is available on Android, IOS and even on Smart TV’s The highlight of the novel application is its hyperlocal reach wherein viewers can not only watch Entertainment ,news, movies, or listen to podcasts; they can also book tickets via ME World for events to be held in their locality or neighbourhood and watch events live from home. ME World even allows viewers to showcase their talent and upload their content on the platform. It will be showcased after meeting ME World standard criteria. "I am delighted to release MEWorld for download for netizens. It is our signature offering that instantly connects communities in and around the world irrespective of the geographical barriers.  The application will provide wholesome and varied content ranging from entertainment, events information, movies, local news, business, web series, podcasts among others. Moreover, its interactive interface even allows the viewers to create and upload their content for wide accessibility and engagement. It’s a one shop stop for every app lover, it will also advertise local business & viewers can avail coupons and offers of favrestaurants, spa, movie tickets etc.  The release of ME World reaffirms our commitment to curate outstanding content inline with our viewers’ preferences,” said Sri Hari Kommineni, CEO & Founder, ME World. MEworld programme category ranges from Movies, Events, web series, celebrity talk show, Multiple Talent shows and many more .
Disney+ Hotstar VIP is all set to become the next-gen personal screen for Tamilians
Oct 26 2020 By Admin
    With its next big leap in content, Disney+ Hotstar VIP is all set to become the new personal screen for Tamilians or Tamil naattin puthiya thirai; Unga sondha thirai; as it readies to bring Kollywood to millions of screens across the state. With Tamil fans eagerly waiting for their favourite stars to release new shows and movies, the video streaming service today announced its ambitious plans of launching Tamil Hotstar Specials shows & movies-before-theatre featuring the best of the tamil film industry; in addition to offering the best of LIVE sporting action and access to popular STAR Vijay shows before TV; making it the best destination for quality Tamil content.     Starting this Diwali, fans will be treated to diverse and unique stories mounted on a grand scale, featuring some of the biggest stars of Kollywood - first of which is blockbuster movie Mookuthi Aman starring superstar Nayanthara and RJ Balaji. The platform is also set to launch exclusive Hotstar Specials shows – LIVE Telecast directed by Venkat Prabhu and starring Kajal Aggarwal; My Perfect Husband starring veteran actors Sathyaraj and Seetha, Triples produced by Karthik Subbaraj and starring Jai Sampath and Vani Bhojan and November Story starring Kollywood’s sweetheart Tamannaah Bhatia. To further satiate the hunger of Kollywood fans, Disney+ Hotstar VIP will additionally launch many more movies and shows over the course of next one year. Disney+ Hotstar VIP is home to the world’s best stories dubbed in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi including the biggest superhero and animation movies; with access to Bigg Boss Tamil and popular STAR Vijay shows before TV, exclusive Hotstar Specials series, mega blockbuster movies released straight on the platform under Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex and the best of LIVE sporting action including the ongoing Dream11 IPL 2020 and much more - making it the best entertainment service in the country! Sunil Rayan, President & Head, Disney+ Hotstar said, “We have always been at the forefront of reinventing and reimagining content in India. As we lay the foundation of presenting authentic stories that appeal to Tamil audiences, we are very excited to partner with some of the most prolific minds of the industry. As we announce the launch of new movies-before-theatre and Hotstar Specials shows, we are adding to our existing promise of providing great Tamil entertainment across LIVE Sports, before TV access to STAR VIjay shows and much more - giving our audiences a wide array of content to choose from” Acclaimed film-maker Venkat Prabhu; who marks his digital directorial debut with LIVE Telecast said, “Often people assume that creating shows is easier than putting together a good cinema, but it’s quite the opposite. Yes, I have stepped out of my comfort zone and tried something totally new and challenging. With newer and exciting storytelling. I am going to present a show with a unique concept where even the non-series watcher also will start engaging with the show. LIVE Telecast is a horror show created for everyone who enjoys the adrenaline rush. Furthermore, the show will also be dubbed in 6 other languages and with Disney+ Hotstar VIP I’m sure this story will reach millions of viewers across the country” Tamannaah Bhatia who will headline November Story added, “In these extraordinary times, I think people have turned to entertainment for comfort more than ever before. Kollywood fans have been patiently waiting for an announcement like this - which promises them world-class Tamil entertainment at the touch of a button. I am really excited to be a part of this journey with Disney+ Hotstar VIP that is making this possible for all Kolly-fans. My show November Story is a strong female-oriented narrative that gave me an opportunity to play around with the character.”   Veteran actor Sathyaraj who stars in My Perfect Husband said, “Good content has the potential of transporting people to a new place. My Perfect Husband is one such story that can take you to your happy space; it's an unconventional story of finding love in old age that will leave people with a smile on their face”   Karthik Subbaraj added, “Digital is now a big part of how people consume entertainment nowadays. With diverse content across different genre and a huge subscriber base Disney+ Hotstar VIP is the perfect platform to launch a show like Triples. The show has all the elements of an all-round entertainer - action, drama, comedy and more and will leave audiences laughing till the very end”   RJ Balaji who released the poster of his upcoming movie Mookuthi Aman said, “There is nothing greater than the joy of being able to entertain people through great movies. Mookuthi Amman is one such movie that I think will resonate with people. For a lot of people Diwali is incomplete without any new movie releases, that too with these tough times people need some happiness and I promise that our film will bring that joy and celebration in this festive season; I am excited to announce that Mookuthi Amman is all set to release as the Diwali blockbuster on India’s biggest streaming service Disney+ Hotstar VIP as a Diwali special – it truly is home delivery of Kollywood” Kollywood Oda Home Delivery begins with these movies and shows: Mookuthi Amman (Mytho-fantasy) starring Nayanthara and RJ Balaji LIVE Telecast (Horror) starring Kajal Aggarwal, Vaibhav, Anandhi and Directed by Venkat Prabhu My Perfect Husband (Drama, Comedy) starring Sathyaraj and Seetha Triples (Comedy) starring Jai Sampath, Vani Bhojan and produced by Karthik Subbaraj November Story (Crime-Thriller) starring Tamannaah Bhatia Disney+ Hotstar offers an unmatched entertainment experience to users with the world’s best stories coming together on one platform. With an annual subscription of Disney+ Hotstar VIP users can catch their favourite Bigg Boss Tamil and other popular STAR Vijay shows before TV; access to the blockbuster movies (Comali, Kaithi), best of global movies and shows dubbed in Tamil including super hero movies (Avengers: End Game, Iron Man), latest animation films (Frozen 2, The Lion King), kids favorite characters (Mickey Mouse, Doraemon), exclusive Hotstar Specials shows in seven languages like the hugely popular Neeraj Pandey’s Special Ops, Aarya, unlimited LIVE sports like Dream11 IPL 2020 with Tamil commentary feed and much more at only INR 399/- for a year!   Get ready for Kollywood’s home delivery, starting this Diwali only on Disney+ Hotstar VIP  
MX Player wins big at the 2020 Asian Academy Creative Awards
Oct 23 2020 By Admin
  MX Player, which has become India’s leading entertainment streaming platform, has been wowing viewers with their diverse slate of engaging MX Originals and the brand continues its winning streak at the 2020 Asian Academy Creative Awards. The Asian Academy Creative Awards are Asia-Pac’s most prestigious awards for creative excellence, honoring the excellence in craft and technical discipline across multiple platforms including television, digital, mobile, streaming and any other emerging technologies. The streaming giant recorded two victories this season at the award ceremony – the prestigious Best Original Program by OTT was bagged by its Ramya Krishnan starrer Queen and the Best Music/Dance Program Awards was bagged by its larger than life music reality chat show - Times of Music. Commenting on the win, Gautam Talwar, Chief Content Officer - MX Player said, “The passion for creating differentiated content is what drives us at MX, and we are thrilled to be recognised on a global platform like the Asian Academy Creative Awards. Our aim has always been to deliver the best entertainment experiences to audiences, and I’d like to thank the teams of both these projects, who have helped us achieve this honour.  Recognitions like these continue to strengthen our belief in what we’re doing and compels us to think out of the box and do better with every other endeavour.”   In less than two years, MX Player has emerged as a force to reckon with and integrates all forms of entertainment on one platform – including video playback, streaming video, music and gaming.  It currently operates on an ad supported model and hosts a wide library of over 2,00,000 hours of premium content across 10 languages, including a critically acclaimed slate of MX Original/ Exclusives, movies, web series, TV shows, news and audio music. 
ZEE5 strengthens ISP distribution ecosystem; partners with Meghbela Broadband
Oct 22 2020 By Admin
   The last few months have changed the way the world functions. Consumers are now looking at entertainment beyond the traditional DTH and Cable TV. Since the pandemic ZEE5 has seen over 3X growth in its consumer base. To enable easy access to OTT entertainment content, ZEE5 has been working very closely with ISPs present from across India. The latest partnership is with Meghbela Broadband, one of the largest Internet Service Providers in the eastern region of India. Consumers today are demanding more options and value from their internet service providers. Though the alliance with ZEE5, Meghbela Broadband will enable easy access to ZEE5 to its consumers though its Android Box.  Customers on select internet plans from Meghbela will get complimentary access to all of ZEE5’s premium content, movies, and live channels. To get access to ZEE5, Meghbela consumers need to login on Meghbela Android TV using an OTP generated on their mobile app. ZEE5 offers over 100+ originals across genres apart from a vast library, which boasts of over 1.25 lakh hours of content across 12 languages that include originals, popular TV shows and blockbuster movies spanning various genres and formats. Rahul Maroli, Senior Vice President & Head SVOD, ZEE5 India said, “In a connected world, the role of ISPs is critical to connect the household to the world! The past few months have seen an increased demand for broadband internet as people turn to the internet for work, entertainment, and communication. The strategic alliance with Meghbela Broadband enables us to provide our bespoke entertainment experience to an even wider audience. With consumers now looking at digital platforms to fulfil their entertainment requirements, we wanted to ensure that consumers get a seamless experience with the best of content to choose from. The alliance will leverage Meghbela’s reach and ZEE5’s content and technology to deliver seamless entertainment to the whole India’s East region.” Tapabrata Mukherjee, Director, Meghbela Broadband said, “I am thrilled to announce the Strategic alliance between ZEE5 & Meghbela Broadband. Meghbela Broadband being a Class- A ISP based in Eastern India & ZEE5, India’s Entertainment Super-app, coming together of these two will surely break into the unchartered territory of the East by providing Meghbela Android TV Box bundled with ZEE5 Premium Subscription backed with high speed internet up to 250mbps.  I see it as a marriage of Entertainment & Technology which will enable the delivery of Quality Content right inside the living room of the end consumer backed with cutting edge technology to convert Every TV into a Smart Tv with Meghbela Voice Enabled Android Box.”       ZEE5 has continued to integrate newer technology, constant innovations and built a truly impressive content library. With an array of carefully curated range of offerings ZEE5 has become the leading entertainment platform among Indian consumers. The alliance will allow a wider set of diverse consumers to discover a super digital entertainment experience with these bespoke offerings.     Existing Meghbela consumers can avail ZEE5 premium services free of cost by upgrading their Internet pack above 100Mbps by calling at +91 33 4029 1100 or writing at helpdesk@meghbelabroadband.com.   YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/cr8e8bs1EeY

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Get ready to hit the dance floor as Asees Kaur, Remo D’Souza, Nakash Aziz team up to bring to you a dynamic single – ‘Moj Pe Moj’
Oct 28 2020 By Admin
  For the first time renowned choreographer Remo D’Souza has teamed up with choreographer Mukti Mohan and singers Asees Kaur, Badal and Nakash Aziz to bring to you the ultimate peppy number 'Moj Pe Moj’.   The track is the brand song for short video platform Moj and is getting released on ii Music. It will feature over 30 influencers including Remo D’Souza Mukti Mohan and Dharmesh. It's an upbeat and high-spirited number that will blend well with the current festive and freedom spirit post lockdown.   The theme of the song is super fun, catchy and energetic which resonates perfectly with the season’s mood. Talented playback singer Nakash Aziz, known for songs like ‘Gandi Baat’ and ‘Sari Ke Fall Sa’, has collaborated with Asees Kaur, famous for her melodious songs such as ‘Bolna’ from ‘Kapoor & Sons’, ‘Ve Mahi’ from ‘Kesari’, to create this groovy single, ‘Moj Pe Moj’.   Commenting on her ‘Moj’ moment, Asees Kaur said, “'Moj Pe Moj' is the ultimate track for Gen Z, and their modern digital lives. This quirky earworm is guaranteed to get you up on your feet and make you dance to the energetic voice of Nakash and I. The peppy track is composed by Goldie Sohel, Badal and includes an upbeat rap from Badal himself. Join the Moj experience and sing along to the new chartbuster in town”.   Even Remo D’Souza enthusiastically said, “Well, dance is everything to me and given me the complete freedom to express the music and lyrics through it, brought me real ‘Moj’ for this entire project. The song will honestly give you the feeling of what it stands for, ‘Moj pe moj’”   The video highlights the vibrant and fun spirit of individuals through a celebration, 'Moj’. 'Moj Pe Moj’ is a colourful song and has a lot of energy and a fun vibe to it. The song has released on 27th of October, 2020 on ii Music’s official YouTube channel and we have already hopped on its euphoric trail.The song is available on all the streaming platforms.
ITC Ltd.’s Sunfeast YiPPee! Mood Masala adds a zing to the cricket carnival chatter through interesting AI based stickers in youth conversations
Oct 18 2020 By Admin
    ITC’s Sunfeast YiPPee!, one of the most popular instant noodle brands in India, has partnered with Bobble AI, the world’s first and powerful conversation media platform, for its ‘Mood Masala’ variant. The collaboration is a testimony of how marketing-led innovations can enrich individual conversations through expressive, customized AI based stickers, GIFs and Bobble’s flagship product - BigMoji that contextually represent the youth’s current mood about the on-going cricketing fever, hunger and cooking.   Bobble AI Keyboard, acclaimed for being the most engaged, retained and highest rated keyboard globally, will make Sunfeast YiPPee!’s ‘Mood Masala’ an integral and exciting part of daily conversations taking place between consumers over platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram et al. Bobble’s AI engine which is compatible with 23 Indian languages will understand consumers’ real time intent, map it with the right content and accordingly suggest Sunfeast YiPPee! Mood Masala’s relevant stickers, GIFs or BigMojis to replace the plain text message and encourage further sharing.                                                                                                                                                       In the recent times, Sunfeast YiPPee! has witnessed an   unprecedented increase in consumer demand, owing to significant uptick in essentials and rise in at-home snacking moments. The cricketing season has further propelled the snacking consumption. Leveraging this consumer sentiment and Sunfeast YiPPee!’s association with M S Dhoni, stickers and GIFs have been crafted around messages such as “Dhone Ka Mood Hai”, “Ab Ayega Mazaa”, “What a Catch” etc. for  interesting visual representation. Furthermore, the BigMoji will be an apt expression to mirror the delighted smile, resulting from an indulgent feast devouring Sunfeast YiPPee!’s long and slurpy noodles.   Commenting on the partnership, ITC Spokesperson said, “Sunfeast YiPPee! is a flagbearer of innovation in the Indian instant noodles market and our offering of long, slurp worthy noodles, in a round block with a special scientific process that avoids  lumping serves as a testament to the same. Similarly, our Mood Masala offering comes with 2 masala mixes and was conceptualized to offer experiences beyond the traditional instant noodles, allowing consumer to customize their bowl of noodles based on their mood and taste preferences, making it an instant hit among the youth. With Bobble AI’s conversation media solutions, we have been able to connect with our target audience at a deeper level by becoming a part of their everyday conversations around foods and T20. Teenagers are increasingly using visual media like avatars, Gifs, emojis, memes in chats these days and these form a powerful placement for us to convey our brand messaging in a seamless way.”    Commenting on the partnership, Anika Tanwar, Business Head, Marketing Solutions at Bobble AI, said, “With more than 700 million stickers and GIFs sent each day, conversation platforms like WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, etc have witnessed a significant evolution with regards to the manner in which conversations are initiated and consumed especially amongst the younger generation. In fact, at the onset of the cricketing season, Bobble’s AI engine saw a spike of 56% in cricket led conversations sparked across its strong user base of 30 Million on iOS and Android platforms, primarily led by GenZ and Millennials. These youngsters define the ‘instant generation’ that likes an instant translation of their emotions as well as desire instant gratification through their food choices. Thus they emerge as the key users of the mobile keyboard as well as the leading consumers of instant noodles. Our partnership with ITC Ltd.’s Sunfeast YiPPee! Mood Masala aims to harness this synergy we share. The brand-focused stickers and emojis will make the conversation more fun, authentic, and relatable”.   Sunfeast YiPPee! Mood Masala sticker, GIF and BigMoji are available on all iOS and Android enabled mobile phones with Bobble AI keyboard. For consumers who don’t’ have Bobble AI keyboard, the same can be downloaded from App Store and Google Play Store.  
Hyderabad Short Video App Rizzle partners with Aditya Music
Oct 16 2020 By Admin
  Hyderabad based Rizzle App, the best original short video platform today announced exclusive music licensing partnership with Aditya Music, a leading South Indian music company with the largest library of Tollywood songs. The vertical video content app will now have an entire catalog of licensed music from Aditya Music for all the creators.   With over 10 million content creators on the app creating original, entertaining videos daily, the deal between Rizzle and Aditya Music will foster better engagement and also help the creators complement their videos with popular regional songs. Rizzle has also been making rounds on the internet for its episodic, short vertical web series content that spells creativity.   Lakshminath Dondeti, co-founder, Rizzle, says "Rizzle's affiliation with Aditya Music opens up new avenues for our creators. With a wide range of licensed music tracks to choose from, the creative space is bound to become more varied and wonderful. We're thrilled at the prospect of this partnership, and I can say with great conviction that this is the start of something amazing!"   Aditya Music has been collaborating with the biggest production houses from the industry and has worked with artists including Allu Arjun, Mahesh Babu, Pooja Hedge, Pavan Kalyan, and the likes with crazy fandom across the globe.  Their legacy in the music industry is 40 years strong and with this exclusive deal, it’s only going to become better.   Mr. Aditya Gupta, Director of Aditya Music said, “We are delighted to partner with Rizzle App. This will enable & provide a legal & branded platform for the creators, music lovers, fans to showcase their talent. Tollywood (the Telugu film industry) is the second biggest film industry in India after Bollywood with the highest number of film releases, studios, theatres, actors & most importantly the Super Stars. Everyone is aware of the super crazy and huge fandom of Stars in this Industry.”   With Aditya Music onboard, the brand aims to increase the diversity quotient on the app by making video creation more fun and accessible for creators from the southern part of the country. In addition to Aditya Music, Rizzle recently announced a global deal with Soundstripe - a US-based music licensing company - integrating the complete catalog of royalty-free English music.   The short video app also introduced RStudios or Rizzle Studios that conducts free dance and acting classes for anyone who wants to learn and hone their skills. Under the banner, Rizzle hosts free webinars for common people where they can learn acting and dancing from industry professionals and show off their newly acquired skills to millions of people.   In a short span of time, Rizzle has managed to carve a niche for itself in the vertical-short web series space that’s otherwise unmapped. The Indian short video app brings entertainment to your mobile screens in the form of 60-seconds videos. The app’s functionality allows the Rizzle community to produce episodic content and create a micro-series on a smartphone. Its unique features - from in-app design tools to licensed background music, sound effects, and much more - elevate smartphone videos to finished products that rival professionally produced footage. To know more, download the Rizzle App.  
Bumble launches a Robust Series of immersive digital experiences
Oct 07 2020 By Admin
      Bumble, the women-first social networking platform, has announced a robust series of new digital initiatives, to facilitate dynamic, insightful and engaging conversations around dating, relationships and love with its community in India. Bumble has partnered with Maed in India, India Film Project and a diverse set of talent to develop dialogues anchored in the diverse universe of Indian pop-culture. The announcement underlines Bumble’s woman-first positioning as the app seeks to rewrite the rules of dating.   Titled ‘Is Romance Dead?’ & produced by Maed In India, Bumble’s new podcast is a series of eight episodes that explore the idea of romance through a distinctly Indian lens. The episodes will delve into viewpoints of prominent voices in music, food & drink, literature, film and even, science; including Amrita Narayanan, Joseph Radhik, Nikhil D’Souza, Nush Lewis, Paromita Vohra, Pooja Dhingra, Roshni Bajaj Sanghvi, Siddharth Warrier and Vishal Dadlani, to name a few. Featuring never-heard-before insights and personal anecdotes, ‘Is Romance Dead?’ is an exploration of modern India and how we choose to express ourselves through love. The series will be hosted by noted improv artist, actor and comedian, Kaneez Surka and go live on October 16.   Developed exclusively for the Bumble community, Femmes in Film is a series of virtual workshops hosted by renowned women artists including Sayani Gupta, Aranya Johar, Kanika Dhillon and Anjali Menon, that started on October 3. These workshops will focus on acting, screenwriting, storytelling and filmmaking. To apply to attend one of the workshops, download Bumble and match with the India Film Project profile available in Date, BFF or Bizz mode.    In addition, Bumble will bring back its popular social media series, ‘Not Another Lockdown Dating Show’ featuring Jim Sarbh along with Aisha Ahmed & Prit Kamani. An episodic mini-series, Season 2 will follow the journey of Jim, Aisha, and Prit as they navigate the new rules of dating amidst the highs and lows of this pandemic-stricken world while hoping against hope that love will find a way.   Finally, ‘Save the Date’ series continues to witness India's favourite influencers, Sakshi Shivdasani, Aishwarya Mohanraj, Ankush Bahuguna and Trinetra Gummaraju take over the Bumble Instagram handle to share their tips, tricks and solutions to use the app effectively to meet and date virtually.   Commenting on his association with Bumble, Jim Sarbh said, “I am excited to partner with Bumble for the Season 2 of Not Another Lockdown Dating Show. I think it's groovy that women get to make the first move on Bumble. It was lovely working with the team on the series–a light-hearted and reassuring take on the need for human connections even in Covidlife.”   Commenting on the robust calendar of digital engagements, Samarpita Samaddar, Bumble India PR Director, said, “The pandemic has changed the way we communicate with each other, but what hasn't changed is our need for meaningful connections. We’ve seen this proven in the way our community is continuing to use Bumble to make connections and start relationships, even when they are unable to meet in person. We are delighted to work with an inspiring and diverse set of talent to engage with our community in innovative ways and support them as they navigate new rules of dating.”