Helo Kicks Off New Innings with ArMrsIndia MTV BoX Cricket League
- India’s leading regional social media platform named by popular reality TV cricket tournament as its exclusive digital media partner
New Delhi, 18-04-19: Helo, India’s leading social media platform, is set to hit the pitch as it partners with ArMrsIndia MTV Box Cricket League (BCL) 2019, as their exclusive digital media partner.
The highly-anticipated indoor cricket event by Balaji Telefilms brings the who’s who of the Indian television industry under one roof, with six celebrity teams battling it out for the grand trophy. With this partnership, Helo will be the ultimate online infotainment destination, during the MTV BCL Season 4 giving users their daily dose of entertainment. Helo is set to be the go-to platform providing fans all the latest exciting news and updates around BCL, along with the day-to-day activities of participating celebrity contestants.
“If there’s one thing that brings all Indians together, it’s cricket. We’re thrilled to partner with BCL to bring the perfect blend of cricket and entertainment with celebrities who are widely followed by Indians across the globe. Our platform, available in 14 Indian languages, not only takes BCL into deep corners of the country but also to desis worldwide,” said Shyamanga Barooah, Head of Content Operations, Helo.
Ekta Kapoor, the content czarina of Indian Television and owner of MTV BCL said, “Today’s social media platforms are the most omnipresent form of media, in some places, it’s relaxed TV sets for content consumption! By collaborating with Helo, India’s biggest celebrities become more real, relatable and accessible to a wider audience.”
Adding his insights, Anand Mishra, Conceptualizer-BCL said, “Owing to the participation of around 150 celebrities in BCL, we feel that there’s scope of reaching a wider audience in different parts of the country. Our partnership with Helo marks the first time BCL has partnered with any social media platform. We are looking forward to bringing the show to more fans through a platform which connects stars, cricket and fans from grassroots to global Indians.”
Apart from the daily dose of entertainment, Helo users will also have access to exclusive behind-the-scenes videos of their favourite celebrities. BCL is India’s only multi-platform on-ground, TV, Digital, Social Celebrity Cricket League with 6 teams, 150+ television celebrities.
MTV BCL Season 4 started airing from 29th April from Monday to Friday, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on MTV.
BCL is a unique fusion of cricket, drama and entertainment. A unisex game of cricket played in an indoor studio with a softball and some out of the box rules. About Helo Helo is the leading social media platform made for global desis. Our mission is to add color to your life and bring everyone together, empowering you to create and share content in your own language, as well as connect with your wider community. Available in 14 languages including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and more, Helo is among the top apps downloaded on the Google Play store in 2018. Headquartered in New Delhi, Helo is available in India as well as in USA, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, South Africa, and Bangladesh for iOS and Android. For more information, visit www.helo-app.com.