Less than a month since launching Jeeto Dhan Dhana Dhan, JioCinema announced nine more winners who won a car each for IPL 2023 matches played between May 4 & 10. A total of 45 people have won a car from the contest till date.
Abhishek Khatri, aged 19 and residing in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, won a car during the Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals game on May 10. The 399-run thriller played out between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Wankhede Stadium on May 9 was equally riveting for Dashrath Singh from Sarbuja, Chhattisgarh as he became a Jeeto Dhan Dhana Dhan winner.
Nyamat Matte, an ardent Kolkata Knight Riders and Andre Russell supporter from Belagavi, Karnataka finished the night of May 8 with euphoria as his favourite player’s heroics helped Kolkata Knight Riders beat Punjab Kings, while his own predictions while playing Jeeto Dhan Dhana Dhan won himself a car. On winning, Nyamat who works at a cell phone shop was ecstatic with joy and in disbelief, but says that the car will make life much easier for him now.
Shivam Dhiman of Ghumarwin, Himachal Pradesh won the contest’s top prize on May 7 during Sunday night’s record run chase by Sunrisers Hyderabad against Rajasthan Royals. Earlier on the same day, 19-year-old Mohammad Toufik, a student hailing from Surat, Gujarat became the second youngest winner of Jeeto Dhan Dhana Dhan during the clash of the Pandya brothers when Gujarat Giants took on Lucknow Super Giants. Toufik belongs to a middle-class family and is the son of a furniture store employee while his mother is a home-maker. On being asked what the car means to him, he says, “We only had a small bike for our whole family to commute and they all would not fit. Now my whole family can travel together.”
A resurgent Delhi Capitals against Royal Challengers Bangalore was not the only winner on May 6 as Gurwinder Singh from Jalandhar, Punjab predicted his way to victory during super Saturday’s second game. Ravindra Kisan Gunjal from Pune rooted for Mumbai Indians in their ElClasico battle against Chennai Super Kings earlier in the day and won a car. He expressed delight and relief as the car ensures he can now commute long distances in the sweltering Pune heat with comfort.
IPL 2023’s May 5 match-up turned out to be an easy win on the field for Gujarat Titans as they beat Rajasthan Royals by nine wickets, while Atchukattu Khajavali from Kothaguta, Telangana won a car without breaking into a sweat off the field. Atchukattu, who works at a general store and supports Chennai Super Kings, claims it easier and more fun to watch the IPL on JioCinema this year and that the platform’s content offerings are his exclusive source of entertainment. Ashly Fernandez from Ernakulam, Kerala won himself a car during the Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders game on May 4.
An official statement from the company, read, “Jeeto Dhan Dhana Dhan is aimed to enhance the viewer’s experience while watching the IPL on JioCinema vis-à-vis passively watching the league on legacy platforms. The contest offers viewers prizes like smartwatches, Bluetooth speakers, Bluetooth neckband, and wireless earphones, and a chance to win one car every match, among other prizes.”
On participating in the contest, the company stated, “Viewers need to hold the phone in portrait mode. A chat box will open at the bottom of the screen where the question appears before every over along with four options. Viewers who give the most correct answers during the match, stand a chance to win the car.”
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