Tuesday 31 August 2021

Amitabh Bachchan recites a mesmerizing poem post the release of the mystery thriller movie ‘Chehre’


Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and heartthrob Emraan Hashmi’s Chehre has finally been released in Cinema halls and the response from the fans is overwhelming.
The movie opened to great reviews, the actors' performances, story, and power-packed dialogues has received an amazing response from across the globe.
Following the release of the movie Mr. Bachchan narrates a soulful poem in his intense look and a mesmerizing baritone that will leave you spellbound!
Produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures & Saraswati Entertainment Private Limited, directed by Rumy Jafry, “Chehre” also stars Annu Kapoor, Krystle D’Souza, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Raghubir Yadav, Siddhanth Kapoor, and Rhea Chakraborty. Chehre is now in cinemas.
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Appreciation Comes in from Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi for MX Player's Sabka Sai

MX Original Series Sabka Sai which truly depicts the life and the core spiritual philosophy of Sai Baba's teaching ‘Faith and Patience’ (Shraddha aur Saburi) has gained popularity amongst the viewers. And now, this mythology is raking in appreciation from Shridi's Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust that has made the show even more special for its makers.

Talking about Sabka Sai on MX Player, Kanhuraj Bagate - Chief Executive Officer of the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi says “MX Player’s web series Sabka Sai which is based on Sai Baba’s life is giving the message of Sraddha, Daya, Kshma, Karuna, Saburi and Shanti to his devotees. It is an extraordinary show made on Saibaba’s life and I would like to congratulate the makers, actors and the whole team behind the show. Due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions the devotees are unable to come and pay their visit to baba but with the show Sabka Sai you will be able to witness the important events and incidents from baba’s life and I would like to thank the team and actors for this. Om Shree Sainathay Namaha”.

Director Ajit Bhairavkar who is overwhelmed with this honour says “This is the most important moment in my life and I am going to cherish this forever. Shirdi is home to me and these words of appreciation from Shirdi’s Saibaba Sansthan Trust means a lot to the whole team. Today, I feel the wait and hard work towards has truly paid off”.

Sabka Sai is a series of 10 episodes starring Raj Arjun as Sai Baba, Gulki Joshi, Mohammad Samad, Aakash Sinha, Manoj Kolhatkar and others in pivotal roles.  Dubbed in Tamil and Telugu as well, Sabka Sai is now streaming only on MX Player for FREE.

SREI Group elevates its security posture with Trend Micro Vision One

The threat defense platform provides centralized visibility, faster detection and response across their IT landscape 

Bangalore, August 31, 2021 –– Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704TSE: 4704), a global cybersecurity leader, is now providing a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity solutions to Srei Group of Companies, India’s leading asset finance and leasing institution. The company secured its endpoints and instances in the cloud within a month with the help of Trend Micro’s all-inclusive and robust solutions, which elevated its security posture. 

Being a large and diversified business group, Srei was looking for the right security partner who could offer a unified, comprehensive view of their entire security landscape. The extended detection and response (XDR) capabilities at the core of Trend Micro Vision One have empowered Srei to gain visibility across multiple security layers and also helped resolve skill and resource constraints by correlating security events to help reduce alert fatigue. 

Vijendra Katiyar, Country Manager, India & SAARC, Trend Micro said, “Time is of the essence in cybersecurity. Considering the evolving threat landscape, organizations need to have quick and comprehensive visibility across the enterprise. Trend Micro Vision One enabled SREI to achieve a greater level of threat detection and investigation across their IT infrastructure. This contextual visibility helped them to hunt, detect, contain and respond to threats in a faster and more efficient manner.” 

Speaking on the deployment, Amit Deb, AVP IT Operation, Srei Group of Companies said, “Cybersecurity today is an integral part of ensuring seamless business operations. With Trend Micro providing vendor consolidation and being a single point of support, we have now achieved tight API integration with our SOC, enabling us to take immediate actions wherever required. The XDR capabilities of Trend Micro Vision One provided us with a future-ready solution. It has increased visibility through its 24/7 alert monitoring, correlation, and prioritization, which has accelerated the remediation mechanism. We are now able to take immediate action on events that need further investigation. The single source of managed detection and response has further helped resolve skill and resource constraints.” 

About Trend Micro 

Trend Micro, a global cybersecurity leader, helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Fueled by decades of security expertise, global threat research, and continuous innovation, Trend Micro's cybersecurity platform protects hundreds of thousands of organizations and millions of individuals across clouds, networks, devices, and endpoints. As a leader in cloud and enterprise cybersecurity, the platform delivers a powerful range of advanced threat defense techniques optimized for environments like AWS, Microsoft, and Google, and central visibility for better, faster detection and response. With 7,000 employees across 65 countries, Trend Micro enables organizations to simplify and secure their connected world. www.TrendMicro.com

About SREI Group 

Srei Group of Companies is one of India’s leading asset finance and leasing institutions with a prominent presence in other sectors including infrastructure, power, hospitality, 

and healthcare.  

Srei has over 30 years of successful business to its name constantly and consistently delivering innovative solutions. Among its many achievements, Srei is the first Indian infrastructure non-bank financial institute (NBFC) to be listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2005. It is also the first company to lay the ground for passive telecom infrastructure sharing in India. 

“सुंदरा मनामध्ये भरली मालिकेची” “वर्षपूर्ती”

 

मुंबई ३१ ऑगस्ट, २०२१ : सुंदरा मनामध्ये भरली मालिका याच तारखेला एक वर्षाआधी कलर्स मराठी वाहिनीवर सुरू झाली. दिलदार प्रेमाची ही वजनदार गोष्ट बघता बघता अवघ्या महाराष्ट्राच्या पसंतीस उतरली. ते म्हणतात ना क्षणात मनामध्ये भरते ते रूप सहवासाने भरते ते स्वरूप अगदी असंच मालिकेमध्ये होताना दिसू लागलं आहे. अभिचं मन सुंदराने म्हणजेच आपल्या लाडक्या लतिकाने जिंकल आहे ते तिच्या समजूतदारपणामुळे आणि स्वभावामुळे. पण, लतिका अभिचं प्रेम स्वीकारेल? हे जाणून घेण्यासाठी अवघा महाराष्ट्र आतुर आहे. ‘सुंदरा मनामध्ये भरली’ ही मालिका अतिशय नाजूक विषयावर आधारलेली असून या मालिकेद्वारे लठ्ठपणाचा मुद्दा अत्यंत हळूवारपणे हाताळण्याचा प्रयत्न केला...स्त्री-पुरुष समानतेच्या आधुनिक काळातही मुलींच्या वाट्याला बाह्यरूपामुळे नकार येतो. या मालिकेमुळे लोकांचा सौंदर्याकडे बघण्याचा दृष्टिकोन बदलायला कुठेतरी हळूहळू सुरुवात होईल अशीच इच्छा आहे. आपल्या समाजातील वेगळं भावविश्व दाखवणारीसुंदर असणं म्हणजे नक्की काययाचा पुन्हाएकदा विचार कारायला भाग पाडणारी सुंदरा म्हणजेच लतिका महाराष्ट्रातील प्रत्येक प्रेक्षकाच्या मनामध्ये भरली, प्रेक्षकांनी मालिकेला उदंड प्रतिसाद दिला आणि अजूनही देत आहेत, आणि याचमुळे मालिकेला आज “वर्षपूर्ती” झाली. मालिकेतील सगळ्याच कलाकारांनी - लतिका, अभिमन्यू, इंदू, सज्जनराव, दौलत, बापू (लतिकाचे वडील), लतिकाची आईमिस नाशिक, हेमा, आशुदादा संपूर्ण महाराष्ट्राची मनं जिंकली. मधुगंधा कुलकर्णी यांनी अतिशय सुंदररित्या कथेची मांडणी केली आहे. मधुगंधा कुलकर्णी यांनी लिहिलेल्या या कथेची निर्मिती स्ट्रॉबेरी पिक्चर्सने (मनवा नाईक) केली आहे. मालिकेचे दिग्दर्शकपडद्यामागची संपूर्ण टिम खूप कष्टाने हे काम करते आहे त्या सगळ्यांना शुभेच्छा !

आता मालिकेमध्ये नंदिनी नावाच्या पात्राची नुकतीच एंट्री झाली आहे ही भूमिका अदिति द्रविड साकारत आहे. तिच्या येण्याने मालिकेमध्ये पुढे काय होईल ? बापूंमुळे लतिका  - अभिमन्यूची मैत्री अडचणीत आली आहे, पुढे काय होईल मालिकेत ? नंदिनीच्या येण्याने अभि आणि लतिका एकत्र येतील ? जाणून घेण्यासाठी नक्की बघा ‘सुंदरा मनामध्ये भरली’ सोम ते रवि रात्री ९.०० आपल्या लाडक्या कलर्स मराठीवर.

Electrifying Rural India - Hero Electric enters into a strategic partnership with Wheels EMI Private Limited to boost electric two-wheelers sales

Pune, 31st August 2021: Hero Electric, India’s largest EV two-wheeler company today announced its collaboration with Wheels EMI Private Limited to offer easy financing options for the purchase of electric two-wheelers in India.

Hero Electric currently sells over 10,000 two-wheelers every month, of which 40% comes from rural pockets of India. With this partnership, the company expects a rise in sales and is projected to double them over last year by 2021.

With rising fuel prices and modification in the FAME-II subsidies, there has been a rapid growth in the number of customers who want to become a part of the Green revolution by opting for an EV two-wheeler. To further facilitate and help consumers make a quicker buying decision, consumers can now fulfil their dream of going Electric by purchasing a brand new Hero EV through a wide array of finance options offered by Wheels EMI.

This partnership also offers extra benefits to Hero Electric customers like attractive interest rates, flexible tenure options and affordable EMIs as per customer eligibility. As a Preferred Financial Partner, Wheels EMI will provide Hero Electric customers with simple and fast disbursals with minimum documentation.

Wheels EMI is currently offering lending solutions to Hero Electric’s customers across 10 states covering 42 locations and 60 dealership outlets. Wheels EMI has extended financial assistance in rural pockets of Uttar Pradesh like Koushambi, Chandauli, Basti, Maharajganj to name a few and Uttar Pradesh contributes to almost 60% of the total Wheels EMI business

Elaborating on Hero Electric’s latest two-wheeler retail finance partnership Mr. Sohinder Gill-CEO, Hero Electric said, “Over the last few weeks, the awareness and demand for electric two-wheelers has been at its peak. The reasons could be varying, ranging from the revised FAME II & state policies to rise in fuel prices. More and more customers today are enquiring and considering electric two-wheelers as their next upgrade. There is also a demand for flexible finance options, especially from rural India to own their favorite two-wheeler. Wheels EMI is a leader in electric two-wheeler financing and understands the credit requirement of rural households. This partnership is a step forward to for us to achieve our goal of clean and emission free mobility and reaching the un-fragmented markets of the country and enable them with a cleaner mode of personal transport.”

Mr. Karunakaran V (Co-Founder and JMD), Wheels EMI said, “WheelsEMI is a specialist in two wheelers and focusses on Electric two wheelers and rural customers, along with other services for 2w customers. This partnership gives us the opportunity to make dual impact in the life of unbanked and rural customers by offering finance for Hero Electric two wheelers. Along with Hero Electric we are committed to make rural India green.”

About Hero Electric India:

HERO ELECTRIC is one of the oldest and India's Largest Electric two-wheeler company and has been at the forefront of the electric 2-wheeler industry. The company’s manufacturing unit is in Ludhiana, and it sells a wide range of electric scooters catering to a wide spectrum of customers. Hero Electric currently has over 700 (and rapidly expanding) sales and service outlets spread across the country along with a widespread charging network and trained roadside mechanics on EVs. It has a lot of firsts in the industry ranging from developing and launching the first lithium ion based electric scooters in India to launching the unique concept of charging stations for anywhere, everywhere charging. With over 3.5 lakhs electric two-wheelers in India, the company has been delivering sustainable travel solutions over the past 14 years and counting & has played a crucial role in developing and promoting the EV market in the country.

About WheelsEMI:

WheelsEMI Pvt Ltd is India’s first two-wheeler life cycle management company offering a range of affordable solutions along the two-wheeler ownership-ridership lifecycle, driving mobility for working families including financing to purchase new and pre-owned two wheelers, access to Electric bikes, insurance, servicing, spare parts management and a transparent marketplace for pre-owned two wheelers. Over the last three years, the company has expanded across 13 states and 100+ cities in India with over 3 Lakh customers.

 

For more information, please visit the website at https://www.wheelsemi.com

MediaTek and realme collaborate to bring the First smartphone powered by latest 5G-Integrated MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor with a 6nm advanced process

SoC offers customers brilliant imaging, smarter displays and boosted performance for incredible mobile experiences

Mumbai, India – August 30, 2021 – MediaTek, the world’s 4th largest global fabless semiconductor company, is collaborating with realme, the world’s fastest growing smartphone brand to launch the first 5G smartphone powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor in India. The innovative new chip, launched earlier this month, redefines mainstream 5G smartphone experiences with flagship-class technology. MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor builds in great performance, premium displays, and supreme cameras for any situation, all in a leading 6nm chip design that raises the bar for 5G smartphone battery life. realme’s new 5G smartphone will be the first ever smartphone to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor. realme is also India’s first smartphone brand to launch multiple MediaTek 5G processors, including MediaTek Dimensity 800U with realme X7 5G; MediaTek Dimensity 700 with realme 8 5G and MediaTek Dimensity 1200 with realme X7 Max 5G.

MediaTek is taking consistent steps to offer the benefits of 5G to consumers across demographics, in a seamless and optimal manner. Our MediaTek Dimensity family of chipsets, offering SoCs ranging from mass market to flagship categories, is an extension of our vision and the latest MediaTek Dimensity 810 is primed to offer superlative 5G features and experiences to the mainstream market. Ensuring boosted performance, intelligent displays and brilliant images, the new chip will redefine user experience and deliver advanced 5G features and capabilities to next-gen smartphones. With this latest collaboration with our long-term OEM realme, we are keen on bringing MediaTek Dimensity 810 powered smartphones to Indian customers who are looking for an incredible all-around smartphone experience, be it for incredible processor speeds, snappier app response, longer battery life, more FPS in games or incredible camera and videography features” said Anku Jain, Managing Director, MediaTek India.

MediaTek Dimensity 810 provides Arm Cortex-A76 CPU speeds up to 2.4GHz, premium camera features including artistic AI-color in collaboration with ArcSoft, and advanced noise reduction techniques for superb low-light photography. Featuring TSMC’s leading 6nm production process, previously only available in flagship-class 5G phones, the MediaTek Dimensity 810 is one of the most power efficient chips available, giving brands new opportunities to create the slimmest and lightest 5G smartphones ever. Powered by MediaTek HyperEngine 2.0’s Intelligent Resource Management Engine offering enhanced power efficiency for even longer gameplay and supporting 2CC CA covering up to 120MHz of spectrum, including mixed duplex FDD+TDD connections, MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC offers higher average speeds and a seamless handover between two 5G connection areas across a coverage layer, where users receive over 30% greater throughput layer coverage than without CA.

Madhav Sheth, Vice President - realme and CEO, realme India and Europe said, “As a 5G Leader and the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand, we always believe that our users deserve the best and everyone deserves to experience 5G. We have a long-standing association with MediaTek in bringing some industry-first 5G processors for an unparalleled performance. We are excited to announce that realme is collaborating with MediaTek to bring in the World's first Dimensity 810 5G chipset enabled smartphone. This pushes the boundaries of innovation, and re-affirms our commitment to make consumers future-ready. We are eager to provide our fans with incredible features and performance with cutting-edge 5G-enabled smartphones.”

Key features of MediaTek Dimensity 810:

        Faster Performance: Arm Cortex-A76 processors now support up to 2.4GHz in its octa-core CPU.

        Faster Displays: Mainstream 5G smartphones can now benefit from crisp, high-res HD+ 120Hz displays for an ultra-smooth user experience.

        Incredible Cameras: Supports advanced noise reduction techniques (MFNR & MCTF) for excellent low-light capture, and supports up to 64MP cameras.

        High-end AI-Camera Features: Enables stunning camera experiences like AI-Bokeh and artistic AI-Color in collaboration with ArcSoft.

        Smooth Gaming: Supports MediaTek’s HyperEngine 2.0 gaming technologies with an intelligent resource management engine and advanced networking engine.

        Dual Sim 5G: Dimensity 810 provides dual 5G SIM to mainstream 5G smartphone users, allowing access to premium VoNR call services from either connection whenever they need it.

The Dimensity 810 5G SoC is the latest addition to MediaTek’s Dimensity series of 5G chips that offer smartphones an unrivaled combination of connectivity, multimedia, AI and imaging innovations to global markets with the Dimensity 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100 and 1200 families. Across the globe, MediaTek technologies power smartphones, laptops, tablets, smart TVs, Blu-ray, voice assistant devices, smart speakers, Wi-Fi routers, smart home, IoT devices among others.

For more information on MediaTek Dimensity 810, please visit:

https://www.mediatek.com/products/smartphones/mediatek-dimensity-810 

About MediaTek Inc.

MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor company that enables nearly 2 billion connected devices a year. We are a market leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile device, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including highly power-efficient mobile technologies, automotive solutions and a broad range of advanced multimedia products such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions, 5G, Voice Assistant Devices (VAD) and wearables. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and achieve their goals through smart technology, more easily and efficiently than ever before. We work with the brands you love to make great technology accessible to everyone, and it drives everything we do. Visit www.mediatek.com for more information

Amitabh Bachchan Launches NFT with Rhiti Entertainment’s platform BeyondLife.club


Photo Caption: Amitabh Bachchan with Keyur Patel, Co-founder, Rhiti Entertainment & Chairman of GuardianLink.io (Left) and Arun Pandey, MD & Chairman, Rhiti Group (Right)




BeyondLife.club, India’s first curated NFT Platform for Celebrities, Athletes and Brands in partnership with GuardianLink.io-                        

New Delhi, 30th August 2021: The BlockChain Phenomena NFT (Non-Fungible Token), which has recorded around $2.5 billion in NFT sales already globally is poised to take a leap forward with the launch of  BeyondLife.cluba NFT platform with A-Listed of Brands, Celebrities and Athletes from South East Asia. BeyondLife.club marks a ground-breaking partnership between Rhiti Entertainment, one of India's fastest-growing conglomerates and the Worlds leading Decentralized No Code NFT Exchange Platform - GuardianLink.io.

The Biggest Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be the first one to roll out his NFT collection through BeyondLife.club. These collectibles will represent his legendary status and mark the opening of this maiden NFT platform from Rhiti Entertainment. I have joined Rhiti Entertainment Pte  Ltd - Singapore and will be launching NFT’s soon on the platform”, said Amitabh Bachchan commenting on the partnership

BeyondLife.club has made it easy for credit card and digital payment users to buy NFTs and carry out transactions as well as trade it in auctions, making it accessible to both, tech savvy and non-crypto users. This GuardianLInk.io powered platform is set to revolutionize digital storing of creative properties like art, collectible, multi-modal collages, and other forms of digital assets for gaming and trading that can be easily accessible by stakeholders and also allow to upload, mint, publish, price protect and even auction to create value for the owner. It also allows the rights management which is thoroughly automated and protected by deep AI based technology for anti-rip protection alongside Realtime AI "Spyder” making NFT’s and its associated wallets, verified for “clean trades” as well as secured from forgery or theft.

Arun Pandey, MD & Chairman, Rhiti Group, said Its astounding to see how suddenly NFT is a hot favorite amongst artists across the world to create financial value for their content. The opportunities & the growth possibilities that are present within this space is beyond imagination. Artists are latching up to this technology to create a value around their life and work, which was almost dormant earlier. Our biggest motivation behind this venture is to empower artists, celebs & athletes globally and at the same time help the diehard fans to get their hands over the purest form of the content”

Keyur Patel, Co-founder, Rhiti Entertainment & Chairman of GuardianLink.io said “As compared to artists across the globe, Indian artists are just picking up steam in terms of participating in the world of NFTs. Digital Asset space has been limited to crypto millennials and tech savvy audiences. Today GuardianLink.io with its no code NFT Exchange framework and its deep Legitimacy Protocol Infrastructure is bridging the gap between crypto-savvy and collectors of the world by eliminating the complexity of participation in the space. NFT as digital asset is not just about technology but about the concept of value creation and value retention, so while the whole world is flocking to the wave, the long-term winners in the space will need to do more than just upload an art. It will need to be well conceptualized to have relationships with the smart contract infrastructure and the derivatives of uniqueness, collectability and future value in its creative form. guardianlink.io supports both Ethereum and Matic networks for its minting process.

Saurav Banerjee, Co-founder, Rhiti Entertainment & Myytake said “NFT is the future, the centralized marketplaces have gained quite a lot of traction throughout this year making it an extremely profitable for artists, celebrities, sportsmen and differentiated content creators.”

The platform acts as an exchange, empowering artists and brands to create financial value for their work. It also manages entire transactions such as receiving payments, transfer of NFTs, settlements and swaps in a convenient seamless and secured manner. BeyondLife.club is accessible globally for Indian Diaspora and India enthusiasts who are early adopters of the NFT wave.

About Rhiti Group:

Founded by Arun Pandey in 2007, Rhiti Group has evolved as Indias fastest growing conglomerate in the world of sports marketing, celebrity & talent management and films & entertainment. Its a fully integrated sports marketing and management company offers athlete representation, sports asset management & marketing, event management, media rights distribution, sponsorship, and consultancy services. The company represents a host of professional athletes, including MS Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav. SEVEN by MS Dhoni is the global sportswear brand, which offers active lifestyle products in the market under the SEVEN by MS Dhoni’ brand. Rhiti Group has varied brands (DR Cricket 7; Fit7; Inspired entertainment, Ranchi Rays, Chennaiyin F.C.; SEVEN a brand by MS Dhoni - retailing arm of the company; Bike Festival of India) under its umbrella. Rhiti Group has recently partnered with MyyTake Group in its Sports Tech Venture. Arun Pandey is the Operating Partner in MyyTake Group. It is headquartered in New Delhi and has regional offices in Mumbai, London, New York and Singapore.

About Guardian:

Guardian is World’s #1 Distributed NFT Exchange Platform and was founded in 2017 by Ram Subramanian, Kamesh Elangovan, Arjun Subburaj, and Logan Anjaneyulu originally under the leadership of Keyur Patel. He is one of the most dynamic socio-spiritual visionaries in the digital realm with more than 15 years of experience. Keyur has developed the strategy for and founded half a dozen media companies and led the turnarounds for such Top fortune 500 brands, and incubated, hatched and ran a number of successful companies with several listed on public exchanges. He has also invested through his investment fund into over 100+ global brands launched from Silicon Valley. He is the author of one of the bestselling New York Times book “Digital Transformation”.

Guardian allows the users to create their own brand and exist in a decentralized architecture, with open and transparent design and ethics secured by the Anti. Rip AI Spyder Technology. The platform allows the creators to publish their NFTs across multiple marketplaces instantly. Their extensive wallet integration allows collectors and fans to bid or purchase the NFTs using their own choice of trusted wallets. Guardian Team is blessed to be supported by some of the most amazing individuals from diverse backgrounds that include the likes of Oscar-Winning Filmmakers and Musicians and Media Executives in United States as well. As of now, Guardian constitutes of an elaborative team with 350+ Blockchain Pioneers based in India and Japan, who have collectively created groundbreaking disruptions and have previously worked with tech giants like Amazon, Spotify, Google, Apple, Twitter, IBM, HCL among many others.

Qatar | International Shark Day

 

To mark International Shark Day on 30 August, Qatar Tourism has captured striking drone imagery of one of the world’s largest migrations of the endangered whale shark off the northeast coast of Qatar. Every year the whale sharks congregate in Qatari waters to fine-dine on tuna eggs, essentially caviar, enjoying the cooler waters off the Arabian Gulf. 

Photo Credit: Qatar Tourism / Photographer Azzam Al Mannai, Qatar
Drone Footage Photo Credit: Dr. Moshin, Qatar.

Carnival Cinemas & MovieTime announce a Strategic Alliance!


Carnival Cinemas, a late entrant to the multiplex business which has shown aggression in acquiring other cinema chains, has now entered into a strategic tie up with MovieTime Cinemas.
As part of this strategic alliance, Dr. Shrikant Bhasi led Carnival Cinemas will offer business management services to MovieTime Cinemas for operating their existing portfolio of 65 screens and also other upcoming screens as and when they start running.
With this strategic alliance, Carnival will bring in their expertise to tap the synergies between both the exhibitor brands for strengthening their market standing in the cinema exhibition space. Speaking about the growth strategy of the Group, Dr. Shrikant Bhasi, Chairman Carnival Group said “We are very happy to join hands with MovieTime and explore various ways of value addition for both the entities. We are also looking at synergy in other fields where we both can operate in spaces such as Food business.”
Speaking about the perfect synergy by associating with Carnival Group, Mr. Anil Kapoor, Chairman, MovieTime Cinemas said “We are pretty confident that, this association will help both of us enhance each other’s operational efficiencies.”
MovieTime Cinemas presently operates in Maharashtra, New Delhi, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, J&K, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Punjab & Telangana under – owned & leased models. Carnival Cinemas is currently present in 120 cities at 162 locations with 450+ screens. Carnival Cinemas caters to over 5 crore patrons annually and has a total seating capacity of over 1,50,000. With this  tie up, Carnival will now be managing the operations of about 525+ screens across India! 
Carnival Cinemas is accelerating towards their *Vision 1,000 screens* in next two years and this scaling up will further help them to carve a win-win for all partners involved.

Monday 30 August 2021

‘Only an opportunist sees life as a winner’ says Ma Anand Sheela in the latest episode of The Varun Duggi Show


The newest episode of the podcast features Ma Anand Sheela as she deep-dives into her perspective on life, meaning of resilience and her multifaceted journey.

Mumbai, 30th August, 2021: The latest episode of The Varun Duggi Show hosted by Varun Duggirala and featuring Ma Anand Sheela is now streaming on Spotify and Jio Saavn! A renowned author and spokeswoman/secretary of ‘Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh’ back in the 1980s - Ma Anand Sheela delves deep into her journey to share her life lessons with Varun. 

In a riveting conversation with Varun Duggirala, Ma Anand Sheela talks about her vast and intense life experience and how her father inspired her to speak up about the same. While discussing her book, Don't Kill Him! The Story of My Life with Bhagwan Rajneesh: a Memoir, Varun asks Ma Anand Sheela a range of questions - from why she refers to herself as an eternal opportunist to what is resilience for her. 

Ma Anand Sheela opened up, “Wherever there was a situation of learning and clarity, I have gone boldly, without thinking of security. When you say opportunist is a negative term - there is a calculative opportunist. But a true opportunist doesnʼt think of calculation. And I belong to that category.” She also says what resilience means to her while indulging in a deeper discussion. She says, “Survival - resilience comes from the desire to survive. That is an instinct, an intuition. When you live by your instinct, intuition is immediately there to support it. I call intuition a sixth sense. People talk about the third, fourth, and fifth eye - no. For me, basic intuition is enough to live and understand life.”

Aside from resilience, Varun talks about a chapter from her book: This too shall pass. He remarks how the tendency most of us have is to sit and mull over what has happened rather than telling ourselves, “This too shall pass.” He also notes how it is easy to say but tougher to do and asks for Ma Anand Sheela’s perspective. To which, she says, “When you cannot digest the situation you have landed in - without you asking for it - you don’t find any logical alliances, logical reasoning. You have to come back to the basic understanding in life - Nothing is permanent. Everything is fluid. Everything is liquid. And it moves; it passes. And wise man Buddha has given this mantra - This too shall pass.”

Highlights:

Why Sheela calls herself an eternal opportunist

“When you take life as an opportunity, there are no failures. Only an opportunist sees life as a winner. And I do feel I am a winner and have taken all the opportunities that came my way. I saw it as an opportunity and understood it as an opportunity, and I did not look back.”

Sheela’s “This too shall pass” mindset.

Applying the “This too shall pass” mindset gives instant relief - when you are burdened with something or cannot understand why the logical mind cannot reach - then, this little statement. “This too shall pass.” runs deep.

Beardo launches a unique campaign for their best seller EDP Whiskey Smoke with Chitrangada Singh and Kunal Kapoor

Leading men’s lifestyle brand Beardo known to elevating the male grooming game has left its unique mark in male grooming yet again with Beardo Whiskey Smoke EDP. It has unveiled its new campaign featuring an unmissable trio: Chitrangada Singh, Kunal Kapoor and Beardo Whisky Smoke EDP. Think you’ve witnessed Kunal Kapoor and Chitrangada Singh at their hottest? Beardo’s new campaign for Whisky Smoke Eau De Parfum takes the Oomph to new heights.

Ever since its inception, Beardo prides itself on being a brand that partners men holistically in their grooming needs. The new campaign on Beardo’s Whiskey Smoke EDP underscores this uber masculine fragrance from Beardo, which is strong & long-lasting that lets you invoke your charm with the ultimate sophistication. The artisanal perfume features a fine blend of exotic Oud Wood, Tobacco, Cinnamon and Indulgent Vanilla notes.

Sujot Malhotra, CEO of Beardo, describes the new campaign, “Beardo is a personality driven brand that is aspirational and classy. The inspiration behind creating this perfume was the aura of a successful man at the end of a triumphant day. The day & it’s duels may have ended, but the night brings with itself new conquests to set eyes on – if you could just smell what this spirit of waiting for the new battles smells like.. ; Beardo Whiskey Smoke EDP has this transformative quality at the core of it- it’s a fragrance that awakens a drive in all of us, a drive for what's next!”

Chitrangada Singh sizzles in the film. Talking about her experience, she says, “As soon as I stepped on set, I was blown away. I knew that Whisky Smoke is what I want my man to smell like. It was fun working on a unique campaign and I’m sure this EDP will lift Beardos’ spirits to new highs.”

Actor Kunal Kapoor adds to this, “Being a Beardo is a metaphor for being a dapper, successful man. Whisky Smoke has an exquisite scent that makes you feel like you have to earn it. I am excited to be part of this campaign which feels like an extension of my personality, that of being a Beardo. The Whiskey Smoke EDP will surely set a new benchmark in Beardo-ness.”

 About the brand:

Having dominated the men’s online grooming and styling for over 5 years, Beardo has become a force to reckon with. Their curated product offerings across men’s grooming, styling and now lifestyle & fashion categories for men are unique, exclusive, and aspirational.

Beardo has a strong presence across all channels – online as well as offline. In the offline markets, BEARDO has a pole position in Salons across the country whereas in the online market BEARDO has their own website which sees a network traffic of 1.5M unique visitors every month. They also have a huge following across all social media platforms with a staggering 3.5 million followers on Instagram, YouTube and other platforms.

Leading influencers and celebrities like Suneil Shetty, BeYouNick, BhuvanBam, Ashish Chanchlani have been associated with the brand in the past along with many well-known influencers and BEARDO 2020 has dapper men as their brand Ambassadors – Hrithik Roshan & Yash (KGF Fame) on board.

The much-awaited trailer of 'OTP The Lottery Chapter 2' by Ashish Chanchlani is out


- Crossed 5 Lakh Views in just an hour
Today Popular Indian YouTuber, Ashish Chanchlani released the trailer of, 'OTP The Lottery Chapter 2' on public demand. A few hours ago, Ashish posted an image and revealed that he will release the trailer if he gets 6 lakh comments on the post. To everyone's surprise, the post garnered more than 6lakh comments and as promised Ashish released the teaser trailer today.
OTP The Lottery- Chapter 1 was Ashish's first attempt to make a long-format video(32min), and it was appreciated and loved by everyone.  Chapter 2 trailer gives a glimpse of what is going to happen next, whether Nalla and Totaa will be rich or not. The trailer is full of laughter and suspense, and we can't wait for the video to come out.

Saturday 28 August 2021

A new version of the ‘Girl Tribe’ app by MissMalini fosters impactful interactions amongst members based on their interests


  • The app offers members a chance to express views and start conversations on various interests with ‘micro-communities’ aka My Tribes

  • Introduces a ‘job listings’ section to connect women to a range of career opportunities.

Mumbai, 27th August 2021: Born out of MissMalini’s rapidly growing Girl Tribe community on Facebook, the ‘Girl Tribe’ app is on a steady growth trajectory with its newest version by introducing engaging features such as micro-communities and job features. 

Initially starting with a Facebook venture by Malini Agarwal to spread empathy, kindness and positivity amongst a hundred girlfriends in 2018, it soon evolved into a path-breaking community for over 70k+ women and is still increasing each day. After massive growth within two years of activity on Facebook, the community diversified into a highly-rated app that provides unique new features and member experiences and starts meaningful conversations among a diverse spectrum of women of all ages, backgrounds and experiences.

The women-centric platform encourages authentic peer-to-peer conversations, Q&A, personal recommendations and sharing expertise on any topic under the sun. Members can share their views on myriad topics such as careers, entertainment, travel, food, relationships, motherhood, and mental health and be a part of healthy discussions that address serious concerns like abusive marriages or depression. By providing a safe and strictly moderated space that allows members to jump into conversations with perfect strangers, the app facilitates a much-needed exposure to new perspectives and points of view. Not only that, but women can showcase their businesses and offer services to an eager community of friends and potential customers.

Girl Tribe offers women a space to be alone together while providing the comfort of human connection. And to further nurture engaging, wholesome discussions while bolstering women empowerment, the Girl Tribe app’s latest key additions include:

  • Micro-communities based on women’s interests - This feature filters the experience based on your likes, and interests in travel, food, health & wellness, beauty and more to create mini tribes within the Girl Tribe.

  • Introduction of a Job listings section - Tribe members can now search and apply directly for jobs listed in the app. Girl Tribe has partnered with recruitment consultants who list jobs relevant to the Girl Tribe audience and aid in job searching for tribe members. 

Malini Agarwal - Founder - MissMalini Entertainment, says, “I have always been passionate about reshaping the social media world into a positive virtual space by spearheading impactful initiatives. Girl Tribe is our collective vision, where everyone deserves to experience a kinder and more empathetic internet.” Elaborating about the new app updates, she adds, “The power of social media is no secret. By capitalizing on this mighty tool, I want to give women a platform to connect with other like-minded women, and express and empower themselves openly without being judged!” 

Jayson D’Mello - Head of Products - MissMalini Entertainment Pvt Ltd said, “Building the Girl Tribe app has been an extremely rewarding experience for me and my team. Girl Tribe is one of the first co-created social platforms, with everything from illustrations to emojis chosen by our members. We work closely with our community members and moderators to identify core challenges worth solving, and then design custom solutions tailored to their inputs. For example, the need to have deeper, more meaningful conversations and the ability to easily find job opportunities are two requests that come up frequently, especially during Covid times. This is why we decided to build a dedicated Jobs section where members can easily recruit or apply for jobs. Our new micro-communities section is the first step towards deeper, interest-based connections, helping members find discussions and content that are relevant to their passions. We are thrilled with early member feedback and our engagement KPIs have given us the validation to launch more such exciting features in collaboration with our community.” 

Further to this, he adds “Our founders have always obsessed over building a differentiated positive-only social platform, with strict community guidelines. This vision guides our product strategy. We are investing heavily in AI guided content moderation so that our members continue to feel safe as our community grows and scales. We continue to invest in high impact features that make Girl Tribe a fun, entertaining, and super useful app for every woman”

India’s first app to offer ‘rewards for positive behaviour’ through a unique ‘Positivity Points’ system, Girl Tribe does away with ‘likes’ and ‘follows’ to instil kindness. Members can instead earn ‘Positivity Points’ every time they contribute to the community by starting a conversation or leaving a comment on someone's post. These ‘Positivity Points’ can later be redeemed at the ‘Tribe Store’ in exchange for products, virtual events and experiences.

Available on both Android and iOS stores, the Girl Tribe App offers members a connection to a wholesome sisterhood that spreads positivity by uplifting and supporting each other.

Website link: https://link.girltribe.app/events