Renee Dhyani, Indian Television Actor, is now going #VocalforLocal on Explurger!

Sep 15 2020

 

Explurger, India’s very own home-grown social media app saw over 50,000+ downloads within the first week of its launch. People from more than 50 countries are now on Explurger. Indian celebrities such as Renee Dhyani and Kriti Verma have also started Explurging on the app and have even appealed to their respective followers to support the Made in India app.

Renee Dhyani, Actor & TV Personality, says, “Explurger is a new-age social media app that is revamping the way we travel and socialize. The app offers quirky features for us millennials, and I feel immensely proud to see Indian entrepreneurs taking the lead. It is time to go Atam Nirbhar and embrace Indian.”

Renee Dhyani is an Indian Television actress and personality, who participated in MTV Roadies and the reality TV show Big Boss. She is also known for her roles in TV shows such as Kasam and Yeh Teri Galliyan.

Actor Kriti Verma who is also a GST officer and Dada Saheb Phalke award winner, says, “Explurger is an Indian app that is revolutionising the way we socialise, travel, and the way we connect. It has made our social media life more fun with its amazing features. It’s a big moment to see Indian entrepreneurs taking the lead. Let’s go Atam Nirbhar  and download Explurger now!”

Jitin Bhatia, Founder, Explurger, says, “Explurger is our gift to the world from India. It’s proof of India’s IT power and the spirit of innovation. I hope it puts our nation among the top app creating countries in the world. I am full of gratitude for people who have accepted Explurger. And I request everyone to download it and spread the word, so that the world connects on Explurger. Many celebrities have already made their accounts on Explurger, but it’d be even more special to have our dear PM Modi, US President Trump and Mark Zuckerberg Explurging.”

 

Built on revolutionary Artificial Intelligence, Explurger is available for download across both Android and iOS smartphones. Besides India, users from 50+ countries have already downloaded and signed up on Explurger, including from the USA, the UK, Germany, South Africa, Australia, the UAE, France, New Zealand, among others.

 


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This Festive Season, MarQ by Flipkart Launches Android 9.0 Smart TV range for Indian Consumers
Sep 18 2020 By Admin
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Somany Ceramics adds a dash of style at T2, Mumbai Airport.
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  In association with Times OOH, the brand targets niche flying travellers to promote, Germ Shield tiles powered by Germ Shield Technology at the Domestic Departure, SHA of T2, Mumbai Airport. Somany Ceramics Limited, an internationally acclaimed organization that specializes in ceramics and allied products segment and known to be a leader in design and innovation enthralls with a powerful communication message at Mumbai International Airport.  Somany in partnership with Times OOH, the advertising partner for Mumbai airport, chose the most premium media located in the domestic departure, security check-in of the Mumbai Airport. It captivates the attention of departing fliers with Somany Tiles & Bathware’s alluring brand campaign that truly showcases the patented hard coat technology VC Shield which is Built to Last. Germ Shield tiles provide 99% protection from germs and bacteria and are powered by Germ Shield Technology. Recently, Somany has also launched touchless and sensor operated Somany products where everyone can experience a pinch of glamour and loads of technology. Since they are moving towards a world where everything is technology based so we thought why not bathroom. Let’s touch only what’s needed and that’s the heart of your loved ones.   While developing the campaign strategy we chose airport advertising, Vivek Gupta, Marketing Head - Somany Ceramics says, “Airport media is so substantial to us. The premium pillar media located at security check-in area are very strategically placed, and it will give a big boost to Somany as a brand to entice passenger’s eyeballs when they are waiting for security frisking. The brand campaign with Salman Khan will also showcase Somany’s humble and rooted approach with the tag line “Zameen se Judey”.  Moreover, Salman’s personality, will help bring forth campaign’s essence, which is, ‘no matter how high you soar or how successful you are, you should always be rooted & remain grounded.” “We are proud to partner Somany Ceramics in delivering such impactful branding exercise that would have a long-lasting positive association in the minds of the passengers. Airport advertising has offered brands a niche target audience, which no other medium can offer with such low distraction and high dwell time. The current situation has led to even higher dwell times at the airports due to the safety measures.” said Sumit Chadha, Times OOH. Times OOH offers comprehensive media solutions across Airports, Metro and Street furniture in India and Mauritius.  

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This Festive Season, MarQ by Flipkart Launches Android 9.0 Smart TV range for Indian Consumers
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CavinKare launches Bacto-V toilet seat sanitizer aimed at shared toilet hygiene in households
Sep 18 2020 By Admin
  Shared toilets in households have earned themselves a reputation for being a source of bacterial contamination. The recent pandemic has not eased the situation, as many health experts have stated that confined spaces like toilets being the super-spreaders of COVID-19 virus. With toilet sharing being a common practice across millions of households in India, CavinKare with innovation at its heart is set to ease consumer minds during this time of distress. The FMCG major today announced the launch of Bacto-V toilet seat sanitizer powered by Fast Action Formula that helps kill 99.9% bacteria and viruses on the toilet seat surface. Surface of toilet bowls retain bacteria and viruses which is likely to travel and settle on surrounding surfaces released during flushes. Keeping this in mind, CavinKare has designed and launched Bacto-V toilet seat sanitizer as a preventive measure that helps contain build-up of bacteria on the toilet bowl surface and adjoining surfaces . Besides the spread of virus, shared toilets in households are also one of the causes of UTI infection among women. In India, 50% of women suffer through an UTI infection at least once in their lifetime. The easy to use product has been packaged in a spray and use format with 94% alcohol leading to fast drying formula for effective sanitization. CavinKare’s strong R&D team has developed Bacto-V Toilet sanitizer to ensure it is safe on skin. Commenting on the launch, Mr. Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan, CEO & Director – Personal Care & Alliances said, “During this time of a pandemic we have diverted all our efforts towards innovating and introducing hygiene products for the complete household.  With the knowledge that confined spaces like toilets at home could be a source of contamination, we wanted to offer an innovative and easy solution specifically addressing the source point of contamination – toilet bowl surface. Backed by thorough research we have launched Bacto-V toilet sanitizer as a differentiator in the market with fast and effective action at an affordable cost giving it the CavinKare edge.” Designed and packed as a spray and use can, Bacto-V Toilet Seat Sanitizer allows consumers the ease of using toilets without the worry of contamination. The product is available in a 50ml can and a special combo of 50ml cans – Toilet Safe-T Pack is also available across e-commerce websites. The 50ml cans are priced at Rs. 120 and the combo packs are priced at Rs. 240.
Somany Ceramics adds a dash of style at T2, Mumbai Airport.
Sep 18 2020 By Admin
  In association with Times OOH, the brand targets niche flying travellers to promote, Germ Shield tiles powered by Germ Shield Technology at the Domestic Departure, SHA of T2, Mumbai Airport. Somany Ceramics Limited, an internationally acclaimed organization that specializes in ceramics and allied products segment and known to be a leader in design and innovation enthralls with a powerful communication message at Mumbai International Airport.  Somany in partnership with Times OOH, the advertising partner for Mumbai airport, chose the most premium media located in the domestic departure, security check-in of the Mumbai Airport. It captivates the attention of departing fliers with Somany Tiles & Bathware’s alluring brand campaign that truly showcases the patented hard coat technology VC Shield which is Built to Last. Germ Shield tiles provide 99% protection from germs and bacteria and are powered by Germ Shield Technology. Recently, Somany has also launched touchless and sensor operated Somany products where everyone can experience a pinch of glamour and loads of technology. Since they are moving towards a world where everything is technology based so we thought why not bathroom. Let’s touch only what’s needed and that’s the heart of your loved ones.   While developing the campaign strategy we chose airport advertising, Vivek Gupta, Marketing Head - Somany Ceramics says, “Airport media is so substantial to us. The premium pillar media located at security check-in area are very strategically placed, and it will give a big boost to Somany as a brand to entice passenger’s eyeballs when they are waiting for security frisking. The brand campaign with Salman Khan will also showcase Somany’s humble and rooted approach with the tag line “Zameen se Judey”.  Moreover, Salman’s personality, will help bring forth campaign’s essence, which is, ‘no matter how high you soar or how successful you are, you should always be rooted & remain grounded.” “We are proud to partner Somany Ceramics in delivering such impactful branding exercise that would have a long-lasting positive association in the minds of the passengers. Airport advertising has offered brands a niche target audience, which no other medium can offer with such low distraction and high dwell time. The current situation has led to even higher dwell times at the airports due to the safety measures.” said Sumit Chadha, Times OOH. Times OOH offers comprehensive media solutions across Airports, Metro and Street furniture in India and Mauritius.  

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Somany Ceramics adds a dash of style at T2, Mumbai Airport.
Sep 18 2020 By Admin
  In association with Times OOH, the brand targets niche flying travellers to promote, Germ Shield tiles powered by Germ Shield Technology at the Domestic Departure, SHA of T2, Mumbai Airport. Somany Ceramics Limited, an internationally acclaimed organization that specializes in ceramics and allied products segment and known to be a leader in design and innovation enthralls with a powerful communication message at Mumbai International Airport.  Somany in partnership with Times OOH, the advertising partner for Mumbai airport, chose the most premium media located in the domestic departure, security check-in of the Mumbai Airport. It captivates the attention of departing fliers with Somany Tiles & Bathware’s alluring brand campaign that truly showcases the patented hard coat technology VC Shield which is Built to Last. Germ Shield tiles provide 99% protection from germs and bacteria and are powered by Germ Shield Technology. Recently, Somany has also launched touchless and sensor operated Somany products where everyone can experience a pinch of glamour and loads of technology. Since they are moving towards a world where everything is technology based so we thought why not bathroom. Let’s touch only what’s needed and that’s the heart of your loved ones.   While developing the campaign strategy we chose airport advertising, Vivek Gupta, Marketing Head - Somany Ceramics says, “Airport media is so substantial to us. The premium pillar media located at security check-in area are very strategically placed, and it will give a big boost to Somany as a brand to entice passenger’s eyeballs when they are waiting for security frisking. The brand campaign with Salman Khan will also showcase Somany’s humble and rooted approach with the tag line “Zameen se Judey”.  Moreover, Salman’s personality, will help bring forth campaign’s essence, which is, ‘no matter how high you soar or how successful you are, you should always be rooted & remain grounded.” “We are proud to partner Somany Ceramics in delivering such impactful branding exercise that would have a long-lasting positive association in the minds of the passengers. Airport advertising has offered brands a niche target audience, which no other medium can offer with such low distraction and high dwell time. The current situation has led to even higher dwell times at the airports due to the safety measures.” said Sumit Chadha, Times OOH. Times OOH offers comprehensive media solutions across Airports, Metro and Street furniture in India and Mauritius.  
Muthoot Finance partners with Platinum Outdoor to announce the launch of Ayush Gold Loan
Aug 27 2020 By Admin
    The Covid-19 pandemic has brought changes in the spends of consumers. During these uncertain times, Muthoot Finance is extending double benefit to its customers. Gold Loan along with complimentary Covid-19 cover up to Rs. 1, 00,000. Muthoot Ayush Gold Loan is an exclusive initiative of Muthoot Group through which, they will provide complimentary Covid19 insurance cover to their eligible gold loan customers. This complimentary Covid19 cover will be available only to customers availing a gold loan from Muthoot Finance. To launch this new product, the company has partnered with Platinum Outdoor for an Outdoor campaign in the southern states.   The strategy for this campaign includes three key parts. The first part consisted of impactful reach wherein premium impact media at high footfall locations in the current scenarios were identified and implemented. The second part consisted of covering key Muthoot Finance branches in the finalized cities/towns. New mobility in and around 2kms radius of Muthoot Finance branches were studied. Bus Shelters were carefully chosen within the 2 kms radius of the Muthoot Finance. The third part entailed creating mini corridors using pole kiosk at city centres and strategic city locations which ensured product recall through repeat visibility. Key cities/towns in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka such as Chennai, Coimbatore, Pondicherry, Salem, Kanyakumari, Madurai, Sivagangai, Tanjore, Theni, Tirunelveli, Trichy and Bangalore, Mangalore, Gulbarga, Hubli, Dharwad were identified and selected for this launch. The campaign went live post-Independence Day and will continue for 30 days.   Speaking about the campaign, Mr. K. R. Bijimon, Chief General Manager of Muthoot Finance said  “Muthoot Ayush Gold Loan” marketing campaign is planned to maximize the reach through Outdoor campaigns which is surely beneficial for the consumer during these uncertain times. I am sure the strategic planning put in by Team Platinum Outdoor will go a long way to achieve the objectives of the campaign”   Dipankar Sanyal, CEO, Platinum Outdoor said, “Muthoot Finance Ayush Gold Loan” campaign was a well thought out campaign handled by Platinum in the Southern states. This campaign has a lot of significance as it shows the revival of OOH in the unlocking phase. The campaign was planned using our proprietary tools and mobility data to reach the right audience at the right place. We are elated to have been able to partner Muthoot for this important campaign.”  
Lemma & Elevision Together Deliver the First Ever Programmatic DOOH Campaign in MENA.
Jul 21 2020 By Admin
   Lemma pioneer in programmatic Digital out of home along with Elevision Media, a leading OOH firm in the UAE blazed a new trail, launching the first programmatic DOOH campaign in Dubai for Microsoft’s Azure’s “Global cloud. Local presence” brand message.  A strategic partnership that utilized Elevision’s premium network of large format digital screens &Lemma’s programmatic DOOH platform sought to increase relevant exposures through targeted impressions & dynamic ads rendered on 36 large format screens across Dubai’s premier business district – Dubai International Financial Centre. Using programmatic technology layered with data enabled targeting decision; the campaign attained higher OTS (opportunity to see) by delivering the ad at the right time to the right set of people. Exposures to ads took place only when the footfall volume was dense, thereby ensuring maximum relevant audience reach for the campaign.  Gulab Patil, Founder & CEO at Lemma, “Programmatic technology in OOH is certainly a game changer & advertisers & screen owners who move fast will experience the first mover advantage. This campaign with Microsoft, along with Elevision, displays the unison of data, technology and DOOH screens, highlighting the process efficiencies, optimized spends & improved ROI that can be obtained with a simple integration of Programmatic DOOH as a part of OOH solutions. As pioneers we’ve consistently delivered campaigns across many countries & are excited about our new beginnings in the Middle East. ” Eamon Sallam, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Elevision Media said “It was an exciting campaign to be a part of and we were thrilled to have a chance to deploy our programmatic platform for a world class client such as Microsoft.  Content is king in our business, and with the help of the team at Lemma we were able to deliver dynamic, contextual content to a premium audience in the DIFC. Lemma’s platform enabled our client to better segment their audience, optimise their budget and helped to deliver great results using Elevision’s assets.”    
Lemma Unveils “Falcon”, an Expeditious AI Enabled Planning Tool for DOOH.
Jun 01 2020 By Admin
  Lemma, pioneer in programmatic digital out of home, has launched Falcon, an advanced AI enabled media planning tool for digital out of home.  This proprietary planning tool by Lemma has the distinguished ability to convert diverse data sets into functional points, assisting brands to zero in on the most targeted and relevant opportunities to drive consumer connect and build customized OOH plans that deliver maximum ROI.  Falcon simplifies the complexities involved in DOOH planning & optimizes media investments. The tool has the innate ability to promptly scan connected screens globally and map it with the hourly audience density across digital billboards & place-based media. Falcon aids in precision targeting, combining several integral data inputs like audience insights, data from IOT beacons, mobile intelligence, location, real-time weather updates & micro-moments, etc., subsequently tailoring an intricate plan for maximizing relevant audience reach.  Taking several of its features from mainstream digital media planning tools, Falcon is ahead of its time and is designed in a manner that seamlessly allows for it use, both amongst online and offline agencies alike.  A notable feature of this platform is a comprehensive dashboard, that mechanizes the entire planning process.  One can simply login, input parameters like state, city, audience demographic, screen type, environment etc. which is then matched with the data stack utilizing both real time and/ or historic data guided by AI engine to chalk out an all-inclusive OOH media plan. The output is immediate with a single view of all the listed screens that best suit the brand requirement.  Download the excel and one is good to go.  Gulab Patil, Founder and CEO Lemma said,” Lemma being thought leaders in the OOH industry, introduced programmatic DOOH. Our vision has consistently been to hone Digital out of home with capabilities similar to the Digital Ad world.  With DOOH now being accepted and included in mainstream digital plans, it was essential to design a cohesive media planning tool using a framework similar to online planning tools. Falcon has been designed to accelerator the demand for DOOH in the digital ad industry by allowing planners a free hand in independently constructing DOOH media plans. Falcon for offline agencies would mean a shift from traditional methods of media planning to one that is backed by data and machine learning. At a time where advertisers are grappling with the pandemic and looking at data-driven solutions for OOH planning, Falcon with help them glide through this situation with ease. “  

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Wunderman Thompson India puts up a dominant performance second year in a row at Kyoorius Creative Awards 2020
Sep 17 2020 By Admin
For the second time in a row, Wunderman Thompson India has put up a dominant performance at the recently concluded Kyoorius Creative Awards (KCA) 2020, winning a total of 12 blue elephants, 1 bronze elephant (Creativity for good) and 38 baby elephants for some of the biggest brands across multiple diverse categories. The agency’s Facebook Thumbstoppers campaign was its most awarded campaign  sweeping a total of 7 Blue elephants and 21 in-book wins (baby elephants) across categories such as ‘Film Advertising’, ‘Digital Marketing’ and ‘Mobile Marketing’ followed by Lux’s ‘The Soap with a Lump’ which picked up 2 blue elephants in ‘Direct Marketing Communications’, ‘Experiential Marketing & Activations’. ‘The Soap with a Lump’ campaign was also honoured in the ‘Creativity for Good’ category with a bronze elephant.  The agency’s ‘The Lynching’ campaign for Turtle bagged 2 blue elephants in ‘Film craft’.   Wunderman Thompson’s ability to inspire growth through the combined forces of creativity, data and technology was on show with the agency scooping up awards across multiple categories from digital and mobile to film, film craft, social impact, experiential and innovation.   Commenting on the wins Tarun Rai, Chairman and Group CEO, Wunderman Thompson South Asia, said, “As debutants last year, we had swept the awards show. I am very happy that we did an encore this year. I am happy for other reasons too : 1) that we won these awards for our mainline clients, 2) that all our offices contributed and 3) we won across diverse categories – from Digital and Mobile to Experiential and Direct Marketing, besides films and film craft. This is the creative strength and capability of the ‘new’ Wunderman Thompson. Congratulations to the winning teams and to Senthil for leading from the front!”   Senthil Kumar, Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman Thompson India, added, “Our performance at Kyoorius Creative Awards (KCA) has been consistently good over the last 2 years. In fact earlier this year, Wunderman Thompson India was the only full-service Indian agency to be featured in The Drum’s ‘World Creative Rankings Report’ of the ‘Most awarded agencies in APAC’. The journey continues with 12 BLUE ELEPHANTS, 1 BRONZE ELEPHANT AND 38 BABY ELEPHANTS across some of our biggest brands in the country from Unilever to Facebook to Turtle and The Times of India across diverse categories. We will work  harder and create more gold standard work this year to ensure that WT shines through and triumphs in 2021 with market leading work.”   Held every year, the Kyoorius Creative Awards (KCA) in association with One Club of Creativity, organisers of the One Show, seek to honour, recognise and award the most outstanding work in Indian advertising, design, and marketing communications.  
Media Moments partners with Auris, GenY Labs to offer AI powered data-driven consumer insights to brands in digital space
Sep 17 2020 By Admin
   Media Moments, a leading data driven intelligent agency that delivers integrated communication services to some of the best Indian and global companies today announced partnership with Auris, an AI powered platform from GenY Labs that empowers leaders to curate industry specific actionable insights to improve their customers’ experience and engagement. This move further signifies Media Moments’ dedication for creating seamless digital experiences and building AI powered data driven automated solutions that empowers consumers to engage with the brands and services that enrich their lives.     As the pandemic continues to unfold, the business across the globe has been striving to adapt to the changing needs and demands of their customers. These changes were already in motion long before but have been accelerated post the pandemic erupted.  In the post Covid world “Customer-centricity” will be key for the brands who are striving to attract new customers, improve their experience journey and build brand loyalty. Therefore for businesses, having automated tools that provide timely insights and analytics have become even more crucial now, to spot gaps and quickly implement modifications. And marketers who are able to leverage these insights to create personalized experiences will be the big winners. Powered by GenY Labs, an ‘alternative data’ and insights company, Auris  offers a host of data driven solutions including deriving actionable insights by analysing data across public and proprietary sources, perform a thorough market and category research, analyse customer feedback and strengthen online reputation management. Auris empowers leaders with a better understanding of brand perception through a deeper dissection of data beyond sentiment to understand the whys and the hows of the perception, or to develop a deeper understanding of the audience interacting with the brand, their demographics, and their psychographics. With Auris, Media Moments aims to help businesses to generate maximum ROI on digital and e-commerce space. Speaking on the association Mr. Sandeep Sreekumar, Managing Director at Media Moments said “Business leaders are aware of the power of accurate data and how it drives and influences business decisions and improves operational efficiencies. Our integration of Auris, will allow business leaders to quickly and proactively understand consumer journey, perform market and category research, analyse customer feedback and, strengthen their online reputation management, to stay a step ahead and proactively improve their overall customer journey. “ Over the past year, Media Moments has grown its business by incorporating modern and automated digital tools that help companies strengthen value propositions and make effective and informed decisions. Talking further about Media Moments expansion Sandeep added, “As exemplified by these moves, Media Moments is committed to developing and executing high-performing data driven digital strategies that deliver better experiences for consumers and measurable results for brands and leaders. Media Moments plans to continue expanding its offering of services and automated digital solutions to align with changing brand and consumer needs.” Auris is proven to help many businesses and brands to connect with customers and build successful relationships. Commenting on the development, Ravi Jain, CEO at GenY Labs “We are delighted to partner with Media Moments. Success of any marketing strategy is based on both utilizing insights and putting those to action. Media Moments’ intelligence of effective utilisation of data combined with Auris’ unique artificial intelligence engine and analytics makes the combination very powerful for any business. With this integration we are sure to make many businesses thrive in this changing landscape.”   Headquartered in Bangalore, Media Moments has been recognized as one of the leading communication agencies in India offering trailblazing marketing and communication services to many new as well as established brands from different sectors not only in India but also in many other countries. Media Moments believes that a deep understanding of how to create and execute a hybrid communication plan on both offline and online that encompasses Creative; Branding, Digital, Marketing Automation, Media Influencers and Branded Communities Strategic Communication & PR equips them to be a valued partner. The company has successfully counselled brands like Aditya Birla Group, Prestige Group, Salarpuria Sattva, Himalaya Men, Myntra, TCL, VLCC, Max Fashion, Reliance Trends, One Plus, Globe Capital, Blackberrys Fashion, LOccitane and others to name a few.  
Tata Tiscon and Wunderman Thompson Kolkata present ‘THE BUILD 3.0’
Sep 16 2020 By Admin
      After two successful years, Tata Tiscon and Wunderman Thompson, Kolkata, are back with ‘THE BUILD 3.0’. Ever since the film’s first release in 2018, ‘THE BUILD’ which highlights the camaraderie between an endearing engineer and his NRI (Non-Resident Indian) friend has always kept netizens in the construction space hankering for ‘the next’. Conceptualized by Wunderman Thompson, Kolkata, and produced by Made in Calcutta, the film series focuses on the often-neglected role of engineers in our daily lives. From humble everyday things to large existential infrastructures, be it high-rises, bridges, innovative architecture or smart technology, all become a reality because of the innovative minds that tirelessly work behind the scenes.    “Engineers are an integral part of our world at Tata Steel and it is our endeavour to nurture, upskill and promote the budding talent in this field. I am happy to see how brand Tata Tiscon has developed ‘THE BUILD Series’ as mark of this very commitment, expressed through light-hearted, emotional stories”, remarked Sarvesh Kumar, Chief of Marketing BPRS-B2C, Tata Steel.   Vijay Jacob, SVP and Managing Partner, Wunderman Thompson, Kolkata, says, “Tata Tiscon Engineer’s Day film, has become one of the most awaited high points in the brand’s calendar. We started this series three years back and are delighted to find audiences eagerly anticipating the film every year. The Tata Tiscon brand stands for the ‘joy of building’ and through these films we celebrate the engineers who ‘build’ our nation.”   Arjun Mukherjee, VP & ECD, Wunderman Thompson, Kolkata, says, “These films are more than just creative assignments for us, it is our tribute to the nation builders who work in silence yet their craft helps us to make all the noise!”   View the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85FrPEP2qBI&t=4s   To watch the 2018 and 2019 films click the links below :   The Build, 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyHH0esCiRg The Build, 2019: https://youtu.be/4ZiKIqGFaQg  
The Script Room wins the creative mandate for Vedantu.
Sep 15 2020 By Admin
  The Script Room, a fast- growing writers hub wins the creative mandate for the upcoming campaign of Vedantu, a popular online education brand. Having successfully created over forty ad films in their first year of operations, across brands like Netflix, OYO, Chumbak, Beck’s Ice and Groww, The Script Room now gears up for an impactful campaign for Vedantu, an EduTech brand.  Speaking about the win, Ayyappan Raj, Co Founder, The Script Room said, “We are super excited to work with Vedantu on their upcoming campaign. The entire process from briefing to discussing and deliberating the central idea was quite effortless and organic. One really nice thing about working with the team at Vedantu is the feedback, inputs - very high level of clarity, simple and supremely objective. We are extremely delighted to partner with them”.   Adding to Ayyappan, Ramsam said, “Our thinking was quite fundamental, it was all about figuring out the right landing of the message. I think what worked for us is the insightful approach and nuanced storytelling. I am personally very glad that the work that we presented for the first time is pretty much what we’re likely to put out in the mass media. A lovely bunch of films you’ll soon get to see”. Founded by Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain and Anand Prakash in 2014, Vedantu, an EduTech outfit, currently provides LIVE online classes for Grade K-12 students, coding, and coaching for entrance exams such as IIT JEE for engineering and NEET for medical colleges.   Shivani Suri, the Chief Marketing Officer of Vedantu said “Vedantu envisions to transform the face of education in India. Our LIVE online learning platform, with some of India’s finest teachers, not only offers a very engaging and personalized learning journey but also ensures tangible learning outcomes for our students. Vedantu is in its early stages of building the brand and towards this endeavor we are happy to have partnered with The Script Room. We really liked the simple and fundamental way the team went about the brand thinking, communication approach & its creative manifestation and we look forward to crafting the next phase of the brand journey with their able support”.  The campaign is under production and will soon be rolled out across national media.  Founded by Rajesh Ramaswamy (Ramsam) & Ayyappan Raj ‘The Script Room’ built itself with a singular focus on writing for audio-visual advertising and content. In a short while, the agency has established itself with a clientele of youth brands and winning the Best Digital Creative on IPL at Star ReImagine awards.    

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Virender Sehwag and Samir Kochhar present ‘Power Play with Champions’ on Flipkart Video
Sep 17 2020 By Admin
  The wait is over. The most exciting season of cricket is finally here! While we’re gearing up to watch our favourite players and teams on screen, Flipkart Video is giving cricket fans an opportunity to put their cricketing insights to good use and win prizes. Launching on 18th September, cricket legend Virender Sehwag and popular cricket show host Samir Kochhar will come together to present an interactive cricket show, Power Play with Champions on the Flipkart app.   The action-packed show will bring together Sehwag’s expertise and Samir’s repartee, as they discuss India’s favourite cricket series, while providing audiences a chance to use their cricketing knowledge to predict different aspects of the match and win many prizes. As hosts, the duo will engage in fun banter, narrate interesting incidents and share exciting cricket trivia, through the innovative format of the show.   Speaking about the show and the upcoming matches, Virender Sehwag said, “This year has been unlike anything in the past, for all of us and for the sport. Technology has played an important role in keeping us together through these times. Flipkart Video has combined technology with the burning passion that India shares for cricket, to create an interesting offering like Power Play with Champions. Personally, I miss the thrill of being on the field with the crowds cheering, and a show like this gives me an opportunity to engage with the audience. It also builds a sense of community, especially during this time. I am eager to be back on screen with Samir and I am looking forward to a very promising season of cricket. I wish all the teams the best of luck.”   “I’ve had a longstanding association with cricket, and I enjoy the sport as much as any other fan. I couldn’t be more excited about hosting this interactive show with Flipkart Video, this time talking about the one thing I truly enjoy with none other than Viru paaji! We’ve all eagerly waited for this tournament to begin and what better way to sweeten the deal than to allow people to win prizes while enjoying the game. And while I’m going to miss the action in person, it makes me happy that I still get to keep people entertained,” said Samir Kochhar.   Power Play with Champions will give the users a chance to play the quiz every day. Guided by the expert opinions shared by Sehwag and Samir, the 6 predictive questions will challenge the users’ knowledge and predictive skills related to the game. Users will be tested on various parameters of the game, the teams, players, runs to be made, and wickets that will be taken. Viewers who get 3 of the 6 questions correct once the match is over will be declared winners and win exciting prizes. ‘Swashbuckling opener’ Virender Sehwag has had an iconic cricket run, holding several ODI and Test records. As a seasoned player and former Captain of the Indian team, he brings decades of expertise and a deep understanding of the strategy involved in the game. Samir Kochhar has been hosting cricket shows for over a decade and will bring his mass appeal along with his enthusiasm for the sport.   Power Play with Champions by Flipkart Video launches on the Flipkart app on Friday, 18th September. Users can access the show by clicking on the Video icon at the bottom right of the Flipkart app’s homepage.   You can download the Flipkart App here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.flipkart.android&hl=en_IN https://apps.apple.com/in/app/flipkart-online-shopping-app/id742044692  
Amazon Prime Video in association with Sony Music India Globally release the official soundtrack of amazon original series Bandish Bandits
Sep 17 2020 By Admin
    Amazon Prime Video in association with Sony Music Entertainment India recently launched the much-loved soundtrack of Amazon Original Series Bandish Bandits. Marking the digital debut of the extraordinary music composer trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy, the album has received universal acclaim with the songs trending across major music services and mediums. The versatile album, includes a confluence of contemporary and classical music, through an eclectic mix of classical, folk, pop and fusion tracks created specifically for the show. Some of the powerful vocals of the album include those of Shankar Mahadevan, Armaan Malik, Jonita Gandhi, Mame Khan, Shivam Mahadevan, Shreeya Sondur, among others.     “The music of Bandish Bandits has played a huge part in the success of the series. Audiences have loved the fact that it seamlessly weaves itself into the story and keeps them immersed in it till the very end.” said Gaurav Gandhi, Director and Country GM Amazon Prime Video, “That's what takes this beautiful story about two people from different worlds and turns it into an epic tale of traditions, family values and love. Shankar Ehsaan Loy are true masters of their art and the magic they've woven into the show through their music is spell binding. And Sony Music India have been great collaborators, enabling the soundtrack to get the wide reach it deserves. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to work with them, on a soundtrack so unique and timeless that people are bound to remember the music long after they've watched the show.”     Sanujeet Bhujabal – Senior Director Marketing & Syndication at Sony Music India said, “In this new reality, we are seeing significant changes in the way content is consumed. There are strong emerging trends in the Indian Music landscape with the growth of OTT Originals shows and the role of music in it. Sony Music India has always sought to take a  leading role in spotting global trends and so we are delighted to join with Amazon Prime Video in getting music from their Original Shows to digital music services worldwide. The music of Bandish Bandits by Shankar Ehsaan Loy, which is part of this association between Amazon Prime Video & Sony Music, is climbing the charts and getting a lot of love from music fans.”   The album continues to get a lot of love from fans across audio streaming services with both Sajan Bin and Chedkhaniyaan being featured in top 10  on the hugely popular 50 Most Played Hindi Playlist on Amazon Prime Music and Spotify Top 200 charts. The Bandish Bandits album is also among the top #6 most played albums on radio as per National Aircheck & Sajan Bin ranked at #11 on Ormax Heartbeats Chart.
WATCHO upgrades its user-generated content offering; launches 'Watcho Swag'
Sep 17 2020 By Admin
     Dish TV India’s OTT Platform, Watcho, the home-grown online video streaming app has gained immense popularity in the country through its fresh short format content and its overall bouquet of offerings. Watcho has been enthralling the viewers with Exclusive/ Original shows, Linear TV content, and User-generated content. And now the platform has taken a step ahead by revamping its User-generated content offering and has relaunched it as “Watcho Swag”.    Watcho is one of the industry’s firsts that identified the huge talent pool in India. It provides a unique platform for creators to produce quality content in multiple formats - short to very short videos and short films. They post these on Watcho Swag helping them to grow their fan base and get gratifications. Earlier on, the brand had collaborated with top-level higher educational institutes to provide a creative platform to young students. It helped these budding filmmakers get exposure to not only a large audience but also gave momentum to Watcho in the User-generated content eco-system. The newly revamped offering now positions Watcho Swag as a complete TalentHub for these budding creators. Watcho Swag runs weekly contests across genres like singing, dancing, gardening, acting, reading, cooking, etc. In addition, the best-selected entry can also get a chance to feature in Watcho Originals.      Commenting on the new service, Mr. Anil Dua, Executive Director & Group CEO, Dish TV India Ltd, said, “We are delighted to launch 'Watcho Swag' as we continue to upgrade the offerings of Watcho to increase customer engagement and meet their demands. With a mission to uncover hidden young talent, Watcho Swag allows the users to create and showcase content on this unique platform which offers them exposure to our large existing base. Watcho Swag will not only promote creative minds who post their content on Watcho Swag but also gratify them with rewards and bigger opportunities.”       Available across screens (Android & iOS devices, Dish SMRT devices, D2H Magic devices, and Fire TV Stick) and at www.watcho.com, Watcho focuses on short format storytelling apt for digital consumption. It offers many original shows including web series like Its my pleasure, 4 Thieves, Love Crisis, Ardhsatya, Mortuary, Chhoriyan, Rakhta Chandana, and original influencer shows like Look I Can Cook, Bikhare hain Alfaaz, etc to name a few. Watcho content cuts across all genres, including, but not limited to Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Romance, Food, Fashion, and poetry.         
Over 120 Brands Choose JioSaavn To Reach Consumers This Summer
Sep 10 2020 By Admin
     JioSaavn, the country’s largest music and audio streaming service, highlighted the growth of digital audio advertising on its platform this summer sharing data for brand-led revenue and increased advertiser count (for April to August 2020 against the same period in 2019).  The data revealed that over 120 brands chose to amplify their marketing narrative by adding JioSaavn to their media mix. The streaming platform further identified a 72.5% increase in the number of unique brands that have come on board since 2019, with as many as 85 new brands choosing to engage with the platform in various ways - including pandemic-related advertising.  Several verticals, including FMCG, Media & Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Alcohol-Beverages, Gaming and BFSI, doubled down on their digital audio presence - using JioSaavn’s massive reach to connect with millions of users.  Numerous categories amplified their advertising spends on JioSaavn with revenue increases up from the previous year for Media & Entertainment (265.8%), E-commerce (97.1%), Alcohol-Beverages (69.3%), and Real Estate (79.8%). Gaming, one of the lower spending verticals in 2019, emerged as one of the top 5 spenders in 2020 with a 235.6% increase. As outdoor spends moved indoors during the on-going pandemic, FMCG brands including Nestle and Reckitt Benckiser are turning to JioSaavn to boost sales of essential products for products like Dettol and Kit Kat. The advertiser growth of the category rose to 600% during the lockdown in India as compared to 2019.      OTT brands like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ Hotstar continue engaging with JioSaavn, showcasing consistent YoY revenue growth, while Mobile App leaders like Amazon, Bumble and Swiggy continue to leverage the national reach of JioSaavn building on their stay-home strategies. The segment saw a revenue uptake of 97% in 2020.   As users continue to spend a large part of their day streaming on JioSaavn, Health & Fitness brands, including the Fitelo App, My Protein and Pharmeasy, are choosing the platform to help users stay fit indoors. With hyper targeting and customization, category brands were at an all-time high, with a 500% growth spurt.  Speaking on advertising growth, Virginia Sharma - Vice President of Brand Solutions at JioSaavn, said, “We regularly engage with advertisers to understand their needs and challenges as they look for high reach and brand-safe environments. The surge in our advertising numbers has in large part been because of our growing user base, the increased adoption of digital audio and the bespoke brand-marketing experiences our fantastic in-house teams craft. We make it super easy for first-time audio advertisers to choose us.     She added, “The promising momentum we’ve built is indicative of our next quarter as we move into the festival season, with JioSaavn continuing to build earbud moments for our brand partners during ultra-mobile moments.”  The most recent brand to choose JioSaavn for advertising innovation is Ford India, adopting a unique approach to market its new Ford Freestyle Flair Edition by partnering with the platform to curate exclusive playlists for millions of consumers through a JioSaavn Brand Channel. With the combination of content integration and media inventory, the audio and music experience aims to bring alive the 'Freestyle' characteristic of the brand. The Freestyle Channel features eight playlists, customized for various moods & journeys including ‘Woofer Beats’; ‘Romantic Drives’; ‘Road Trips’; and ‘Safarnama’, among others. On booking any variant of the Ford Freestyle, customers can avail of a one-year premium subscription to ad-free music with JioSaavn Pro.