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SonyLIV enters into strategic tie-up with Web Talkies

SonyLIV enters into strategic tie-up with Web Talkies

Author | exchange4media News Service | Wednesday, Jun 07,2017 2:24 PM

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SonyLIV enters into strategic tie-up with Web Talkies

SonyLIV has announced a strategic partnership with Web Talkies. With this new association, seven original web series from Web Talkies, including popular shows like CM CMHotaHai and Maid in India(Season 1 & 2), will now be available on SonyLIV’s web and mobile platforms.

This development follows close on the heels of SonyLIV’s recent partnerships with several leading original content creators across India. Web Talkies is a platform for personal entertainment which creates, acquires, and delivers highly-relatable and engaging content for Indian viewers. Its original web series like Current 440 Volts, Gang of Big Boys, Border Border, SamadhankiSamasya and Mushaira Unplugged have received positive response from viewers, thanks to their quirky takes, witty dialogues and humour.

With its extensive library of diverse and high-quality original content offerings, SonyLIV, the digital platform of Sony Pictures Networks India is becoming a comprehensive melting pot of India-based digital entertainment. The platform also recently tied up with Pocket Aces to add high-quality short-form comedy and food-related videos to its vast content library.

Speaking about the development, UdaySodhi, EVP and Head – Digital Business, SonyLIV, said, “Having pioneered and popularised the concept of original entertainment in India, we wanted to go a step further and curate the best of original content from across the country on our platform. Our partnership with Web Talkies is yet another step in that direction to offer high-quality entertainment to our esteemed viewers. Through our strategic partnerships as well as our own offerings, we have created the biggest repository of premium original content in the country. Our intent is to offer complete entertainment across genres of content and this partnership is a progression in that direction.”

VirendraShahaney, Chairman and Managing Director, Web Talkies, said, “Our partnership with SonyLIV gives our content a great platform and we are sure that this milestone will be crucial in making Web Talkies content the most watched digital content in India.”

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