‘Barfi’ debuts in 279 UFO digital theatres

Vserv.mobi wins Red Herring Top 100 Asia 2012 Award for innovative AppWrapper technology

India, September 13, 2012: Vserv.mobi, a leading Global Mobile Ad Network for app developers, publishers and advertisers, has been announced as a winner for the Red Herring Top 100 Asia 2012 in an award ceremony in Hong Kong yesterday. This esteemed list honours the year’s most innovative and promising technology ventures from a pool of hundreds from across Asia. The winners are evaluated by an editorial team through a quantitative as well as qualitative analysis, parameters include financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, IP creation, CAGR, execution of strategy, and disruption in their respective industries.

“We are privileged and humbled to be recognized as a winner in this year’s Red Herring Top 100 Asia award.” said Dippak Khurana, Co-Founder and CEO, Vserv.mobi. “This award bears testimony to Vserv.mobi’s pioneering technology initiatives, increased global footprint and efforts to enhance developer and advertiser delight which have been instrumental in driving the Mobile ecosystem. With Vserv.mobi growing to be a powerful choice for brands, we believe that this endorsement will further contribute towards establishing us as a front runner in the Mobile revolution.”

Founded in 2010, Vserv.mobi is amongst the youngest companies to have won the Red Herring Top 100 Asia award. A recently released Global Marketplace growth report stated that the company witnessed an 18X growth in premium inventory clicks on its network, driven by their innovative App Monetization technology for developers. Their pioneering technology AppWrapper, powers One Click App Monetisation for 10,000+ Apps across platforms and has seen a surging acceptance by global app developers. This patent pending product is the World’s Simplest App Monetization, as it enables premium advertising & innovative pricing models on any app, without coding, in just one click.

Earlier, this year, Vserv.mobi was also awarded the ‘fastest growing company’ by their investor IDG Ventures.

About Vserv.mobi:

Vserv.mobi is a leading Global Mobile Ad Network with strong presence in emerging markets. Vserv’s pioneering technology AppWrapper powers One Click App Monetisation for 10000+ Apps across platforms. AppWrapper is the World’s Simplest App Monetization – it enables premium advertising & innovative pricing models on any app, without coding, in just one click. Vserv is the only Ad Network with App media across feature phones, smart phones and tablets, thus providing advertisers unparalleled reach and engagement.

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• India’s Best known Technology PR Firm (Paul Writer’s ‘The Red Book of Tech PR’) • The Holmes Report 2012 – Digital Consultancy of the Year

• Winner Best Digital Campaign 2011 Campaign Asia PR Awards • Winner Best Blogger Outreach Global SABRE Award 2011

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zoOm brings you Bollywood’s new brand of firebrand storytellers!

~ Showcases new age film makers who set new rules to make Bollywood cool ~

National, 13th September, 2012: zoOm, India’s No. 1 Bollywood Channel, announces yet another blockbuster docu-feature giving viewers an insight on what makes Bollywood a dreamer’s paradise. The brand new show, Bollywood Storytellers, will showcase the industry’s hot-shot gen-next filmmakers who have set the new rules of Bollywood storytelling.

These directors have spearheaded a revolution in Bollywood, changing the way our movies are made. Featuring a wide range of filmmakers today – from Rohit Shetty to Imtiaz Ali and from Farhan Akhtar to Anurag Kashyap, among other prominent names; the show takes a peek into the directors’ motifs, signature styles, trials and moments of glory.

Driving the Bollywood economy, with movies raking it in from a 20 crore Gangs of Wasseypur series to a 200 crore EkTha Tiger, these directors have certainly cashed in on their USP. From Imtiaz Ali’s new age romances to Rohit Shetty’s action–comedies, from Farah Khan’s revamp of the quintessential masala Bollywood films to Dibakar Banerjee’s edgy storytelling, zoOm gives Bollywood enthusiasts a chance to learn all about these film making wizards!

Commenting on the new show Mr. Avinash Kaul, Chief Executive Officer, ET NOW, TIMES NOW and zoOm said, “Youth is the biggest audience segment for Bollywood and, much like zoOm, these young directors have got their finger on the pulse of the youth. Bollywood Storytellers will give our audience an intimate understanding of what makes these stellar filmmakers tick. Their stories are not just interesting but also inspirational for our young viewers.”

Featuring exclusive self-narratives by the directors & exclusive shots, Bollywood Storytellers is a must watch!

Tune into to Bollywood Storytellers starting 24th September, 2012, 8 p.m only on zoOm – India’s No. 1 Bollywood channel.

About zoOm:
zoOm, India’s no. 1 Bollywood channel, and a trendsetter in its genre, brings viewers closer to the biggest stars through the hottest entertainment news, features, countdowns, music, trends, celebrity interviews and reviews. zoOm is available across 28 countries worldwide besides heavy presence in the social media space making it the one stop shop for everything related to Bollywood.

About Times Television Network:
Times Television Network informs and entertains over 100 million urban affluent audiences across India with ET NOW – India’s comprehensive Markets Channel; MOVIES NOW – India’s leading English Movies Channel; TIMES NOW – India’s most watched English News Channel & zoOm – India’s # 1 Bollywood channel. The network is available in 28 countries across the globe. Times Television Network is part of India’s largest media conglomerate, The Times Group.

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Preeya Subba: Living Her Dream !!

From the day she first stepped on the stage to perform her part in school, Preeya Subba, was always sure of what she wanted to do when she grew up- which was, “to do more of the same thing I did the first time on stage. I always wanted to be the best at my calling- acting. Pacing the stage, rattling of brilliant lines or facing the camera means the world to me. It’s my oxygen, she proclaims.” The actor who is making waves as, Mehar in the ZEE show Hitler Didi is all wound up for the big time.

Preeya, who is an accomplished, Bollywood Dancer, is looking to showcase her versatile talent. “I am all out for strong interesting roles. They are tonic for someone who wants to grow as an actor” She points that Kajol’s vamp avatar in Gupt” or “Chul buli role in DDLJ” struck an instant chord with her. “I would love to do something on the lines” she reveals.

While Madhubala is an all-time favorite she also admires Kajol for her histrionics. Working with the Dabaang Khan, is a top on her wish list. “I would love to share screen-space with Salman. Who wouldn’t? She enquires playfully. Mohit Raina, as Shiva, on the tube has caught her fancy too.” I think he’s special. Everybody loves him, don’t they”, she quips.

Having done her bit as an item girl in two Bhojpuri films Preeya flaunts the rustic tang film-makers seek for their projects.” Bhojpuri is the flavour of the season. I love doing my bit there”. The latest one yet to release this Diwali :Pyar ke Rang hazaar” Bhojpuri films to flaut more of her talent. The lass has also appeared in the popular Zee show “Fear Files” & featured in crooner Anamika’s video “Meethe Meethe Bol” amongst others. “I love being in Music Videos they are one of the quick ways to get noticed in the crowd” she opines.

Talking of getting noticed in the crowd- Preeya Subba, sure has done that & looking out for more.

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Life Through The Lens Of A Doctor

– Dr. Mukesh Batra hosts his 8th annual charity photo exhibition, extended to five cities –

– Proceeds donated to ‘Happy Home and School for the Blind’ –

Mumbai, 13th September 2012: Continuing his passion of photography, Dr Mukesh Batra, awarded Padma Shri by President of India, India’s most-renowned homeopath, Founder and Chairman of Dr Batra’s Positive Health Clinic, today showcased at his 8th annual charity photo exhibition, yet another notable collection of photographs titled ‘Magic Moments’. After their display in Bengaluru, Hyderabad Chennai and Mumbai the photographs will also be exhibited in Pune.

The proceeds of the event will be donated to Happy Home and School for the Blind, an institution for children with visual/multiple impairment. It is a special place where 200 happy, smiling boys cross barriers of language, religion and creed.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Mukesh Batra said, “As a Doctor, I have seen so much pain and suffering of my patients that I wanted to keep my sensitivity alive through some form or the other. For me, photography celebrates the equilibrium of the body and mind. Photography is an artistic expression that can capture beautiful moments when words are not sufficient to describe their true splendor. My biggest inspiration is my cause – a good cause. This allows me to collect funds for the underprivileged. This year the proceeds will be donated to Happy Home & School for the Blind, Mumbai. It gives me a great deal of satisfaction to help in alleviating some suffering of the disadvantaged.”

This is the 8th year and it will showcase the heavenly beaches, the breathtaking views of the volcanic cones and the scenic natural wonders of the Hawaiian island.

Works from Dr Batra’s previous exhibitions have adorned the Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, the Citigold Lounges at the Citibank offices of Mumbai and Delhi, and the corporate office of Bajaj as well as other prestigious offices and also homes.

The photographs from the collection ‘Magic Moments’ will also be available for sale at all Dr Batra’s clinics in Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad. The prices begin from Rs.2000/- onwards.

Thanks and Regards

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‘Barfi’ debuts in 279 UFO digital theatres

Mumbai, September 14, 2012: The much-awaited Ranbir Kapoor – Priyanka Chopra starrer Hindi film ‘Barfi’ debuts this week in 279 UFO digital theatres while ‘Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal’ debuts in 240 UFO digital theatres. Another Hindi film ‘Qayamat Hi Qayamat’ debuts in 183 UFO digital theatres. At the same time, ‘Raaz 3’ continues to screen in 551 2D and 78 3D UFO digital theatres in its second week. ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ screens in 64 UFO digital theatres in its fifth week.

In the South, Telugu films ‘Life Is Beautiful’ and ‘Peoples War’ debut in 99 and 53 UFO digital theatres respectively, while ‘Siridi Sai’ continues to be screened in 135 UFO digital theatres in its second week and ‘Sreemannarayana’ screens in 92 UFO digital theatres in its third week.

Tamil film ‘Sundarapandiyan’ debuts in 66 UFO digital theatres and Bhojpuri film ‘Ganga Devi’ debuts in 69 UFO digital theatres.

About UFO Moviez India Ltd. (www.ufomoviez.com)

UFO Moviez, the world’s largest satellite delivered digital cinema network, has revolutionized the way films are distributed and exhibited throughout India. Presently, UFO has a base of 3,017 digital screens (including 152 3D Screens), spread in more than 1,300 cities in 25 states and 6 union territories of India. UFO has so far released 4,925 films in 30 languages and has conducted over 12 million shows till date.

For more information, please contact:

UFO Moviez India Ltd. – Shalini Bhattacharya – PR Manager, (+91)9920839720 Janki Trivedi – Adfactors PR – (+91)9820080835, (+91)9820531932

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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