In recent times, the Indian market has seen tremendous growth in the consumption of podcasts. The audience now is open to more experimental stories and storytelling. Keeping the current trend/growth in mind, the leading audio-fiction creator MnM Talkies has collaborated with Spotify to bring this mind-twisting sci-fi podcast ‘Virus 2062’ starring, Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha, directed by Mantra and produced by MnM Talkies. This is the first time that the couple is voicing audio dramas, and being cast opposite each other.
Virus 2062 takes place inside a psychiatric facility between a psychiatrist and a mysterious patient who claims to be from the future. The podcast was released on 3rd September 2021 to an overwhelming response and became viral instantly on Twitter. One of the listeners, the famous author Durjoy Dutta says, “Once in a while comes stories like #Virus2062 which keeps us at the edge of the seat. The ending of this #HindiAudioThriller is so mind-blowing, you’d not know what hit you. I honestly recommend this show.”
The podcast is an adaptation of Caso 63, a Spotify Original from Chile. After creating ripples in Chile and Brazil, the gripping time-travel show has been brought to the Indian market.
In India, the show has been adapted by MnM Talkies. With their marquee shows like Kaali Awaazein, Bhaskar Bose, I hear you, Mine and Yours, and Darr ka Raaz with Dr. Phobia, MnM Talkies has been the reigning the hearts across audio fiction listeners in India. Their cinematic way of audio storytelling has a huge fan base across the world.
The show director and founder of MnM Talkies, Mantra added, “It’s been a good year for our podcasts. After a series of hits in the audio fiction space, our latest show Virus 2062 has been like a hit out of the park. With ace actors like Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha, and my amazing team at MnM Talkies, I’ve had a brilliant time producing and directing this fantastic Sci-fi audio series for Spotify who are the most awesome people to work with.”
MnM Talkies is India’s premier audio production house curated by Actor/RJ Mantra, revolutionizing the listening experience since 2016. MnM Talkies believes in bringing newer experiences for the creators and listeners alike. From linear to non-linear narratives to emulating sounds that surround you, MnM Talkies specializes in providing immersive experiences delivered by their team of expert writers, directors, sound designers, and musicians.