Spotify has signed a exclusive deal with Ranveer Allahbadia for his popular podcast, The Ranveer Show. Starting today, the show are going to be available exclusively on the audio streaming platform, making Ranveer, also referred to as Beerbiceps, the primary independent creator from the country to be associated with Spotify through its Exclusive podcasts.
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— Spotify India (@spotifyindia) June 8, 2021
Launched in 2019, the chat show is immensely popular among listeners within the age bracket of 18-27 years, and covers a variety of topics, including career guidance, fitness tips, lifestyle choices, the mystery around parallel universes, and more. Over two years, Ranveer has interviewed a number of the foremost influential global and Indian personalities, including Andre Agassi, Ayushmann Khurrana, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Saif Ali Khan, Sudha Murthy, AR Rahman, Abhishek Bachchan, Gaur Gopal Das, Priyanka Chopra, Ronnie Screwvala, Brett Lee, Glenn McGrath, Jay Shetty amongst others.
According to Amarjit Batra, director – India, Spotify, “We are always on the lookout for local content and creators that strike a chord with our listeners, and therefore the Ranveer Show is one such podcast that’s proved its relevance time and once again . It’s consistently featured within the Top Podcast charts on Spotify, and that we think it’s the potential to seek out new listeners deeper within the Indian market, also as among listeners in other Spotify markets. We are in India for the future and can still seek and invest in content that resonates with our listeners.”
“I am super excited to join hands with Spotify on this association. I desire they’re just the proper partners to figure with to require the podcast to subsequent level. Hopefully, this move will be a stepping stone for thousands of budding podcasters in the country too. Whether it’s a bigwig like Joe Rogan or a regional or niche creator, Spotify has pioneered the space of podcasting and covered both ends of the spectrum. For me personally, having the ability to attach with many people on a platform like this may be an exciting experience. I think many of us will agree once I say that the longer term of audio in India is finally here”, said Ranveer Allahbadia.
Spotify has also signed four more exclusive deals for podcasts, created and hosted by a number of India’s most promising voices within the audio industry. These include:
Hindi podcast God is not fair? by social entrepreneur Vivek Sharma, who ventures through the struggles and triggers of psychological state issues, and stories of people who beat the chances to rework the lives around them.
Critically acclaimed storytelling podcast Indian Noir, which incorporates their flagship horror show ‘Fear FM’ that chronicles the adventures of two psychics in their battle against demonic spirits, and fiction thriller ‘His Night Begins’.
Yours Positively by Tamil creator, Poonghuzali Sundaram, who presents a refreshing combat mindfulness, motivation, and self-development.
And finally, Spotify has 100 hours of catalogue content from Sameer Goswami, whose podcasts narrate classic novels and stories by famous Indian authors.
Over the last year approximately , life has changed for everybody as they spend more and longer reception , and appearance for tactics to entertain themselves, learn new things, and take a break from screen time. For this reason, audio streaming has grown, both from a creation and consumption perspective. With quite 2.6 million podcast titles on Spotify, listeners have a spread of languages, genres, and formats to settle on from.
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