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Thousands of kids want to ‘Be the Boss’ on Nickelodeon for Children’s Day

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MUMBAI:This Children’s Day, Nickelodeon decided to turn over the reins of their kids channels to a very discerning set of people – the kids! Nickelodeon invited children to send in entries for an exciting campaign called Nickelodeon ‘Be The Boss’. The campaign ran online and on air for over a month and attracted a phenomenal response with a whopping 21,000+ entries pouring in from children across India!  And now, the verdict is out and the bosses have been chosen.Iqra Khan - Age 11 of Indore, AditeyaGoyal – Age 7 andRohit Gupta – Age 13 of Chandigarh, Naman Dixit – Age 12 of Jaipur andUnamaniSameer Shinde – Age 11 of Mumbaiare now all set to take on the reins of Nickelodeon for a day.



As bosses of Nickelodeon for a day, these five head honchos will take on the roles of bosses and will call the shots at the corporate office of Nickelodeon in Mumbai. It’s going to be their way or the highway! Making their somersault up the corporate ladder even more special, the winners received their ‘Engagement Letters’ from none other than Nickelodeon’s very own stars –NicktoonsMotu Patlu, Dora The Explorer and Ninja Hattori who went all the way to their home towns to personally deliver thegood news. Turning the tables around, these new bosses will now get to decide which Nicktoon gets how much air time on their favorite channel – Nickelodeon. Subsequently these new bosses will also turn celebrities and be brought on Nickelodeon.



Talking about the launch of this inimitable initiative, Nina ElaviaJaipuria, EVP & Business Head, Kids Cluster said,“Nickelodeon is a channel of the kids, for the kids and by the kids. The winners are in for the most memorable and priceless experience of their life. We are sure that these children, brimming with ideas, will bring a new wave of energy in Nickelodeon and I am more than happy to step aside and hand over the reins to these little bosses.”



They may have just entered the workforce, but these little bosses have already started planning on initiatives thechannel should take in December.Starting with the first major decision on behalf of the channel, the dynamic five have decided to work on an exciting idea for the month of December where kids across the country will be treated to an all new first ever PakdamPakdai movie. Children will also be able to participate in an exciting PakdamPakdai contest to win cool prizes. What’s more? The new bosses will also be working on making Christmas special with a cool Sci-Fi Santa on Sonic.To turn their day at Nickelodeon into a sweet memory for all, the new fabulous five have also tied-up with Theobroma, best known for its cakes and pastries. With the intent of making Children’s Day special for their friends, the have called for customized Dora The Explorer and SpongeBob Squarepants cupcakes to be distributed on the house across various Theobroma outlets on 14th November.  

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