Media and entertainment company Shemaroo Entertainment has collaborated with gaming virtual world The Sandbox. The Sandbox is a subsidiary of Animoca Brands.
The collaboration will be seen in BharatBox, a new cultural metaverse hub in The Sandbox featuring artistes and brands from India’s entertainment industry.
The venture will infuse Bollywood IPs such as Jab We Met, The Great Gambler, Disco Dancer, Khuda Gawah, Blue, 22 Yards, and more, offering fans an immersive virtual engagement, informed an official statement.
BharatBox will see activities ranging from film launches, award ceremonies, live concerts to screenings, besides gaming zones and a Retro Night Club where gamers can earn rewards and purchase digital collectibles.
Arghya Chakravarty, Chief Operating Officer, Shemaroo Entertainment, said, “Our alliance with The Sandbox is a testament to Shemaroo’s commitment to innovation and embracing the future of entertainment. As we bridge the illustrious world of Bollywood with the pioneering metaverse of BharatBox, we are creating more than just an experience. It’s a tribute to our fans, offering them an immersive journey into the heart of Indian cinema, where they can not only relive their favourite moments but also be a part of them. The future is digital, and we are thrilled to lead the charge with The Sandbox metaverse.”
“Our core mission is to empower global creators and inspire them to launch new types of experiences based on true digital ownership, utilizing our #no-code Game Maker. We’re thrilled Shemaroo chose The Sandbox to expand its metaverse experiences in association with BharatBox, as they are helping to bring Bollywood and its millions of users to the metaverse to explore exciting new content,” said Sebastien Borget, Co-founder and COO, The Sandbox.
Karan Keswani, CEO, BharatBox, added, “We at BharatBox are incredibly excited to collaborate with a legacy brand like Shemaroo. This partnership is not just about bringing Bollywood to the metaverse but celebrating the rich cinematic history of India in a space that’s redefining the future. Merging traditional cinematic masterpieces with the limitless potential of the digital realm signifies the dawn of a new era for Bollywood enthusiasts globally.”
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