Mumbai: As India warms up to the biggest Cricket extravaganza; Jio hits another sixer, by launching ‘Jio Cricket Play Along’ – world’s largest LIVE mobile game where participants can plan and win prizes worth crores; and ‘Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan LIVE’ – A first of its kind show, where Cricket meets Comedy.
Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan LIVE: Never ‘Run-Out’ of Laughter
The show premieres exclusively on MyJio app, available free to both Jio and non Jio subscribers, on 7th April, 2018 at 7:30 PM, with original LIVE episodes, releasing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Hosted by one of India’s most loved comedian, Sunil Grover and popular sports anchor, Samir Kochhar, every episode will feature cricketers and celebrity guests in fun conversations, gags and more. Sunil and Samir will be joined by a host of popular comedians and anchors including Shilpa Shinde, Ali Asgar, Sugandha Mishra, Suresh Menon, Paresh Ganatra, Shibani Dandekar and Archana Vijay alongwith cricket legends Kapil Dev and Virendra Sehwag. Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan LIVE promises MyJio app users an unseen off-the-field experience, a hearty dose of laughter, exclusive comments by Cricket experts and celebrity guests.
Jio Cricket Play Along: Jeeto Dhan Dhana Dhan
The game – Jio Cricket Play Along will be accessible to all smartphone users in India and can be played in 11 Indian languages. Spanning 7 weeks and 60 matches, Jio will redefine the second-screen experience through its real-time interaction during the match time. Jio aims to bring people together to celebrate the most loved sport in the country by turning spectators into participants, getting India closer to Cricket, their favourite teams and players by providing an engaging experience for cricket fans in India.
Prizes worth crores up for grabs
With LAUGH, PLAY AND WIN, i.e., HASNO KHELO JEETO, Jio we want every player who plays Jio Cricket Play Along to win and it has announced range of prizes. Jio tries to bring innovative ways to engage with the consumers. The Jio Cricket Play Along game is a concept of HANSO KHELO JEETO combining the best of technology and entertainment sprinkled with laughter.
Jio Cricket Season Pack
Jio is introducing a Cricket Season Pack that will allow cricket lovers to get access to their favourite live matches on mobile and stream almost every LIVE match throughout the duration of 51 days (Available at ` 251 only, offering 102 GB Data). This is the first of its kind cricket pack launched by a network that is made for video and can enable millions of people to watch what they love, where they wish.
On his completely new act, Sunil Grover said, “This is going to be one of my most refreshing characters. I get to collaborate with some of the finest artists like Samir, Shilpa, Kapil and Viru paji to make India Laugh. You will see me as Professor LBW (Lallu Balle Waala) in the show, who is a self-proclaimed cricket expert. Jio is known for changing the game and this time, it’s Cricket. India has never seen Cricket from the lens of humour before, and I am looking forward to bat on this pitch.”
Speaking at the launch, former Indian Captain, Kapil Dev said, “Cricket is an intense sport but that doesn’t mean there can’t be any fun on and off the pitch. The players are always playing pranks and cracking jokes in the changing rooms. With Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan LIVE, we are opening up the lighter side of cricket to the world. I am looking forward to the upcoming cricket and laughter season”.
MyJio has grown to become the app with the fastest reach to widest base in a short span of time. Being the most downloaded app in Play Store and App Store (India) for six consecutive months, MyJio gives a personalized experience for each user. The app has a wide range of offerings, amongst which are Jio Media Apps like Jio TV; Jio Cinema; Jio Music; and Jio Mags.