Thursday, 31 March 2016

VOOT by Viacom18


Recently Viacom18 trying to enter into digital world has launched an App called "VOOT".
VOOT a digital venture by Viacom18 is a library of all the shows and movies that Viacom18 has produced and that Viacom18 will produce in near future.

Some features about the app: 
·         Will be available on iOS, Android and web on 29th March, 2016
·         Lines up the biggest repository of kids’ characters in India – from Dora to Motu Patlu to Chhota Bheem.
·         Viacom18 consolidates 17000 hours of network content into VOOT
·         Gulshan Grover, Baba Sehgal, Alok Nath and a host of celebs will frontline VOOT Originals

According to me the most interesting thing about this app are the ORIGINALS.

SOADIES

CAST: Baba Sehgal, Anju Mahedndru, Daljit Singh, Ishita Dutta
Production House: Frames Productions
Director: Hitesh Bhatia
 
SYNOPSIS: Soadies is a family in Delhi who’s been so passionate about the Roadies lifestyle that they’ve forgotten any other way to exist. Every family member is rude to the other for no apparent reason. No one respects the other, they worship their bikes & the only way they get work done is by converting everything into a ‘task’. Years ago, Banto Soadie had passed away during an eventful Roadies audition, leaving his wife Santo with the insurmountable task of finding a Roadie in the family... and so began the crazy, mad, unnerving saga of the four Soadies and their trysts with life; with their son, Ballu becoming an angst filled rapper and Ballu’s son, in turn, becoming the epitome of uselessness. Will Santo ever be able to complete the task her husband had set for her? Or will her granddaughter, Dolly, get her way and fix her family's obsession with the reality show? Watch their hilarious story and find out what's vooting.


CHINESE BHASAD


CAST: Chander Khanna, Naveen Polishetty, Monsoon Baruah, Madhuri Sanjeev, Ratan Singh Rathore, Yashpal Sharma, Jameel Khan, Sunil Thapa,
Production House: Parin Multimedia
Director: Saurabh Tiwari

SYNOPSIS: 2016 – Major Badrinath Tripathi hates everything that has the tag - Made in China! 56 years after the Indo-China war, the memory of how his 2 minutes visit to the loo cost him his entire squadron, still haunts him. When his grandson returns to India with his Chinese girlfriend whom he wants to wed, what ensues is an epic Chinese Bhasad!
Chinese Bhasad is a story of this union and the intricacies of the 4 days of the wedding. From the Chinese custom of worshipping their auspicious pig, to the pandit family wanting to exert their customs on the visiting Chinese family, each ceremony is the unravelling a new Bhasad. The sharp contrast of the two proud cultures, the intense aggression of the esteemed Lucknowi family, the short fuse of the Chinese folk... There's no other way of putting it except - Bhasad Mach jaati hai!

BADMAN
Cast: Gulshan Grover, Chanky Pandey, Vishal Malhotra, Anubhav Pal, Himani Shivpuri, Gopal Dutt, Shakshi Pradhan
Production House: Lime Production Jar Pictures
Director: Rajeev Laxman


SYNOPSIS: A mad, comic caper where the legendary Bad Man Gulshan Grover relaunches himself in the film industry, but this time as a hero! With celebrity cameos, hilarious delusional situations with the ‘young hero’ Gulshan Grover, Bad Man explores the dark yet funny side of Bollywood. A first in the history of Indian cinema, Bad Man is a mockumentary of epic proportions.




SINSKAARI

Cast: Alok Nath
Production House: Monozygotic Films
Director: Rajeev Laxman


SYNOPSIS: Finally India has a show where Sin meets Sanskaar. In every episode, our very own Babuji - Alok Nath, will interview celebrities on their sins n sinful side! Babuji (or affectionately called BJ) quizzes his guests about their fantasies, role-play and all things sexy! Alok Nath plays India’s first reluctant host in this steamy chat show. Scandalized?? Well, you have our host for company!