MAM

Star Sports ups the glamour quotient for HIL with Akshay Kumar tie-up

MUMBAI: Star Sports, Asia‘s leading sports broadcaster, has entered into a promotional tie-up with leading Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar for the first edition of Hockey India League (HIL).

Akshay Kumar who is popularly known for his blockbuster Bollywood hits and hard hitting action roles will be promoting the league through specially crafted promotional spots. He will also use this opportunity to promote his upcoming movie ‘Special 26‘. The movie is scheduled to be released on 8 February.

ESPN Software India MD Aloke Malik said, "We are delighted to be associated with Akshay Kumar for Hockey India League. We will leverage the India England ODI series to promote this association. Akshay will be seen in specially crafted promotional spots for HHIL which will be played during the 4th ODI while a special on-air integration is being planned for the last ODI as well."

Prior to the commencement of the tournament, Star Sports had unveiled former India cricketer and Member of Parliament Navjot Singh Sidhu as the brand ambassador for the Hero Hockey India League.

For providing viewers with a sharp, incisive and engaging view of the game both in Hindi and English language, Star Sports has put in place an illustrious panel of experts comprising former hockey players who are doing commentary on live telecast as well as pre and post-match analysis throughout the league.

The Hindi commentary panel includes eminent former Indian Hockey players like Mir Ranjan Negi, Jugraj Singh, Deepak Thakur, Mohammed Shahid and Pargat Singh. The English commentary panel comprises of Viren Rasquinha, Cedric D‘Souza, AB Subbaiah and Sandeep Somesh.

As official broadcasters for the HHIL, Star Sports is showcasing hockey in a completely new avatar offering a TV experience relevant to India‘s young sports audience. The channel also has HD production supported by new camera angles for sharper imagery to sustain viewer interest through the league.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) sanctioned ‘Hero Hockey India League‘ is a truly global league with players from as many as 11 countries. The first edition has witnessed participation from 5 teams namely Uttar Pradesh Wizards, Jaypee Punjab Warriors, Delhi Waveriders, Mumbai Magicians and Ranchi Rhinos.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/snickers.jpg?itok=NjMlVufX
Snickers new campaign pranks MS Dhoni followers with a ‘hungry decision’

In the run-up to the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, chocolate brand Snickers teamed up with its brand ambassador and cricketer MS Dhoni for an interesting social media campaign based around its global philosophy of ‘You Are Not You When You’re Hungry’.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/THOMAS.jpg?itok=7gtA1YmA
Thomas Cook India launches no cost EMI-powered innovative ‘Holiday Basket’

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel and related financial services company, has launched Holiday Basket - an innovative EMI-powered holiday solution, offering Indian travellers inflation-proof credit based holidays.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/Untitled-1.jpg?itok=MHkFf7YE
ASCI upheld complaints against229 advertisements of 270 advertisements of which over 100 pertained to advertiser’s websites violating DMR Regulations

During the month of March 2019, ASCI examined complaints against 344advertisements,advertisers ensured prompt corrective action for 74advertisements once they received the complaints from ASCI. ASCI’s Independent Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against 229 advertisements out of...

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/Maxxis_Tyres.jpg?itok=RdwIyQM0
Maxxis Tyres launches #PaanchSaalBemisaal campaign

Maxxis India, a sub-company of Maxxis Group, has launched an innovative digital campaign titled #PaanchSaalBemisaal for Maxxis Tyres. The core theme of the campaign is weaved around the idea that most political parties make promises without any warranty, while Maxxis 2-wheeler tyres come with...

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/Suraja_Kishore.jpg?itok=Z5ffafRU
Suraja Kishore is new BBDO India CEO

BBDO has appointed former EVP and general manager of McCann Mumbai national and planning head at Truth Central, Suraja Kishore, as its new CEO, effective 21 May 2019. The CEO position at the agency was vacant post Ajai Jhala’s exit last year.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/Neha_Kulwal.jpg?itok=6P32r3Lz
Driving Digital: How affiliate marketing is helping brands across industries

To say that India is a lucrative online market will be an understatement. Home to the second-largest user base, both in terms of smartphone and internet users, the country is the fastest-growing market in the global e-commerce sector and is expected to get bigger at a CAGR of 50 per cent till 2020.

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/21/zomato.jpg?itok=xKFm5POG
Who will be India’s next PM?

Many Indians across our diverse country of 720+ districts speaking over 120 major languages have participated in the world’s largest democratic elections.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/21/ipsos.jpg?itok=KgOnk76-
Ipsos India ropes in Rhuta Wekhande as CFO

Ipsos India, a leading global market research agency has appointed Rhuta Wekhande, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with immediate effect.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/21/worldline.jpg?itok=IbsLPUAj
Worldline India launched “India Digital Payments Report Q1 2019”

“January was the month with the highest number of transactions in Q1 2019.

MAM Marketing MAM

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories