Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 11 - All you need to know

The Daredevil Bollywood Director, and the Coolest host, Rohit Shetty is back with a new season of the popular adventure show Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 11. With a Tiger by his side, Rohit Shetty’s Darr vs Dare Season is all set to air on Colors TV.

Khatron ke Khiladi 11 will have prominent stars of the Telly town as contestants: Divyanka Tripathi, Arjun Bijlani, Shweta Tiwari, Abhinav Shukla, Vishal Aditya Singh, Anushka Sen, Sourabh Raaj Jain, Mahek Chahal, Sana Makbul, Varun Sood, Rahul Vaidya, Nikki Tamboli, and Aastha Gill. 

Let’s take a closer look at them.

Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya: Television’s favourite bahu Ishita aka Ishi maa, who was seen as a gentle and loving woman in the widely loved TV Show “Ye hai Mohabbatein”, is all set to embrace the adventure and win over her fears. 

Arjun Bijlani: He has acted in many popular shows like Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Naagin 1: Mohabbat Aur Inteqaam Ki Dastaan, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, and is an amazing host. The Arjun Bijlani fandom is going to love watching him do all the stunts.

Rahul Vaidya: Singer Rahul Vaidya who shot to fame after his stint in Bigg Boss continues to enjoy limelight for all the good reasons. After winning hearts with his voice, watch him take over his fears as well. 

Shweta Tiwari: Shweta Tiwari has been a household name for many years now, thanks to the diverse roles she has portrayed over the years. Such a beautiful Prerna is difficult to forget. Will she conquer her fears just like she conquered the small screen? Only time will tell.

Abhinav Shukla: The Gyaanchand among the contestants, Abhinav’s mature, calm demeanour and reasonable voice had caught everyone’s attention in the Bigg Boss house. His fans would love to watch his athletic and fearless side. 

Vishal Aditya Singh: After playing memorable roles in Kulfi Kumarr Bajewala, Pyaar tune kya kiya, and contesting in Nach Baliya alongside his partner Madhurima Tuli, Vishal had participated in Bigg Boss as well. Will the format of this show work out the same way for him?

Anushka Sen: The television’s little Rani Lakshmi Bai has portrayed famous characters like Meher in Baal Veer, and Yahaan mai ghar ghar kheli. The actress enjoys a lot of popularity among the social media mills and is all set to face her fears.

Nikki Tamboli: Nikki, also a Bigg Boss contestant and entertainer, is an actress who has worked in many of the Tamil and Telugu films like Kanchana 3, Thippara Meesam, Chikati Gadilo Chithakotudu, and others. Watching her in a different avatar will be a treat for the fans.

Aastha Gill: Another singer among the contestants this time, Aastha Gill has a lot of popular party songs under her belt like Abhi to party shuru hui hai, and DJ wale Babu alongside Baadshah. Can she sing through the pain and fear is the question we are eager to learn the answer of.

Varun Sood: The Splitsvilla sweetheart Varun Sood enjoys the attention of a lot of young fans and is popular. After his stint in the MTV Roadies, it is safe to say that he will bring the charm and a fierce spirit in this show as well.

Mahek Chahal: The Norwegian actress of Indian origin has appeared in many films after her participation in the Bigg Boss 5, where she was also the 1st runner up. The actress is ready to play the Darr vs Game.

Saurabh Jain: Popular for his stellar portrayal of Lord Krishna, in Mahabharata and Shive in Mahakali, Saurabh Jain is eager to show the world the kind of person “Saurabh” is.

Sana Makbul: The actress and model who had participated in the MTV Scooty Teen Diva is also known for her appearances in Vish, Kitni Mohabbat Hai 2, and Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Will she fight her fears and win the show?

The Premiere episode of Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 airs this weekend on Colors TV at 9:30 PM UAE/GMT/SIN, 5 PM SYD, and on Aapka Colors at 9:30 PM ET, 10:30 PM PT.

Watch Khatron Ke Khiladi Live on YuppTV from select regions.

Monday, July 12, 2021

YuppTV launches the top premier streaming platform SonyLIV across International Markets

Premium SonyLIV Originals and TV Shows will be available on YuppTV in UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Middle East and Europe

Hyderabad, 12,July 2021:  YuppTV, the world’s leading OTT platform for South-Asian content, is has launched SonyLIV in UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Middle East, and Europe on 1st July.  Through this platform, viewers will be able to watch a wide range of entertainment content in multiple native languages, blockbuster Originals, TV shows and movies in various genres.

SonyLIV offers an assortment of VOD content including SonyLIV premium Originals, blockbuster TV shows and movies. With the launch of SonyLIV on YuppTV in in UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Middle East, and Europe, YuppTV users will be able to enjoy a wide range of shows and movies across multiple genres. 

Commenting on the association- Mr Uday Reddy, Founder & CEO of  YuppTV, said, “It is a delight for us to add SonyLIV to our vast library, offering the entertainment giant a much wider reach across the globe. Our viewers are set to enjoy ample latest and greatest options from SonyLIV on our platform. These markets provide great potential for Indian television viewers from Hindi shows to South Indian movies. It will be a great association for both.”

Mr. Manish Aggarwal, Head - Growth and Monetization, Digital Business, said, “We are excited to extend our presence overseas and offer a plethora of enriching and diverse content to a wider set of audience with YuppTV. It is a pleasure to come together and be able to continue transforming the face of Indian entertainment globally. This collaboration will help us make our content easily accessible and ensure a seamless experience for our viewers.”

Be it shows like the ultra-famous ‘Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story’, Maharani, Avrodh, users can access a wealth of SonyLIV shows through the YuppTV platform. The users will get a blend of shows in multiple languages including Hindi, Marathi, and Bengali along with Hindi dubbed South Indian content.

About SonyLIV

SonyLIV is the first Indian premium Video on demand (VOD) service by Sony Pictures Networks’ (SPN) providing multi-screen engagement for users on all devices. Launched in January 2013, the digital streaming player is home to 24 years of rich content from the library of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) with over 40,000 hours of programming. SonyLIV subscribers get exclusive access to its Originals, 18,000+ hours of TV Shows, Live TV and Kids content.

With 100 million+ app downloads so far, SonyLIV provides original and exclusive premium content to Indian viewers. The platform has over 150+ original shows spread across Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and Bengali. The Tamil and Telugu library itself boasts of 2000+ hours of Movies and Originals. SonyLIV’s originals its line-up includes - Avrodh, Your Honor, Undekhi, Bhonsle, JL50, Sandwiched Forever and Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, Maharani and many more.

For more information, log onto www.sonyliv.com

About Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN):

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, Japan. 

SPN has several channels including Sony Entertainment Television (SET and SET HD), one of India's leading Hindi general entertainment television channels; MAX, India's premium Hindi movies and special events channel; MAX 2, another Hindi movie channel showcasing great India Cinema; MAX HD, a high definition Hindi movie channel airing premium quality films; WAH, the FTA channel for Hindi movies; SAB and SAB HD the family-oriented Hindi comedy entertainment channels; PAL, a genre leader in rural Hindi speaking markets (HSM) showcasing the best of Hindi general entertainment and Hindi movies from SPN’s content library; PIX and PIX HD, Sony BBC Earth and Sony BBC Earth HD, the premium factual entertainment channels, Sony AATH, the Bangla entertainment channel; YAY!, the kids entertainment channel; sports entertainment channels – SONY SIX, SONY SIX HD, SONY TEN 1,  SONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD; Sony मराठी, the Marathi general entertainment channel; SonyLIV - the digital entertainment VOD platform; SPN Productions, the networks’ film production arm and Studio NEXT the independent production venture for original content and IPs for TV and digital media. SPN reaches out to over 700 million viewers in India and is available in 167 countries. 

The network is recognized as an employer of choice within and outside the media industry. SPN is a recipient of several awards, including India’s Best Companies to Work for 2020 by the Great Place to Work® Institute, India, ‘Aon Best Employers India’ awards in recognition of SPN’s unique workplace culture and exceptional people practices, consistently ranking amongst India’s Top 10 Companies with Best Health & Wellness Practices by SHRM & CGP Partners and listed by Working Mother & AVTAR as one of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India. 

Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited is in its 25th year of operations in India. It has a subsidiary, MSM-Worldwide Factual Media Private Limited and an affiliate, Bangla Entertainment Private Limited in India.

For more information, log onto www.sonypicturesnetworks.com

About YuppTV

YuppTV is one of the world’s largest internet-based TV and On-demand service provider for South Asian content, offering more than 250+ TV channels, Movies and 100+ TV Shows in 14 languages. YuppTV, recently received funding from Emerald Media, a Pan-Asian platform established by leading global investment firm KKR for investing in the media and entertainment sector, wherein Emerald Media acquired a significant minority stake in the company for US$50mn. Emerald Media is led by industry veterans Rajesh Kamat and Paul Aiello, supported by an experienced team of investment and operating executives. The platform primarily focuses on providing growth capital to media, entertainment and digital media companies. YuppTV had earlier raised its Series A round of funding from Poarch Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama.

YuppTV has 25000 hours of entertainment content catalogued in its library, while nearly 2500 hours of new on-demand content is added to the YuppTV platform every day. YuppTV offers Live TV and Catch-Up TV technology. It also offers YuppFlix, a movie on demand streaming service for Expat Market and recently launched YuppTV Originals to bring forth unconventional story telling in collaboration with the top talent from the movie industry. Originals will be available in episodic format for the digital audience, exclusively on YuppTV’s platform. YuppTV is currently ranked #1 Internet Pay TV platform for Indians living abroad and the largest Internet TV platform from premium content availability in India. YuppTV is the most downloaded Indian SmartTV app and it also boasts of 13 million mobile downloads with 4.0 user rating.

Visit https://www.yupptv.com for more information.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

YuppTV re-launches Zee channels, the # 1 choice of millions of NRI’s in America’s

 With its new offering it plans to use its advanced Technology to serve ads based on delivery (Impressions) and not just HHs, both Nationally & locally.

Atlanta, 30th June 2021:  YuppTV, the world’s leading OTT platform for South-Asian content, has launched Zee Network channels in USA and Canada. Through its platform, viewers will now be able to catch a wide mix of relatable fiction, high voltage non-fiction, marquee events and blockbuster movies in Hindi & regional languages from Zee channels.

With launch of Zee channels, YuppTV completes the spectrum of Indian Entertainment, almost in all languages and Genres. 

Commenting on the association, Mr. Uday Reddy, Founder & CEO of YuppTV, said, ‘’We are delighted to once again join hands with one of the leading entertainment network, Zee Entertainment, to bring back its premium entertainment channels to the USA and Canada markets. Zee undoubtedly is the most powerful Indian brand in International, particularly in USA, where it has become synonymous with the Indian culture. The US market has been on the forefront of digitization, not only in access but also in Ad Sales. With our platform now, Zee can offer its advertisers not only the incremental HHs but also structure deals based on delivery (impressions) both at a national or local levels, an advantage that no other platform offers to its programmers. Every Ad on YuppTV can be measured to the last dot and that is game changer for the South Asian Advertisers in USA”.   

Be it captivating family drama’s such as ‘Kumkum Bhagya’, the family comedy ‘BhabhiJi Ghar Par Hai or reality show ‘Indian Pro Music League’, YuppTV users can access the Zee channels offerings through its platform. The users will get access to channels such as Zee TV, & TV and Zee Cinema (Latest Movies) as well as various regional channels such as Zee Telugu, Zee Tamil, Zee Kannada, Zee Keralam, Zee Punjabi, Zee Marathi and Zee Bangla.  

Zee Entertainment offers a bouquet of entertainment channels and is one of the leaders among South Asian entertainment channels. With the re-launch of this network in USA and Canada markets, YuppTV users will be able to enjoy the delightful blend of programming across languages and genres.

For more info visit: https://www.yupptv.com/channels/zee-tv/live