Remember the memories you created when your grandma narrated classic tales to you? Now, the new generation can enjoy the same traditional stories narrated in the voices of noted celebrities.
VOOT Kids, the all-new entertainment and fun-learning app for kids from the house of Viacom18, is bringing to life this vast selection, by collaborating with the iconic Karadi Tales. This partnership will find over 158 classics narrated in the inspiring voices of film and sporting legends.
The recently launched VOOT Kids app is all set to delight kids with these classics narrated in the enthralling voices of – Naseeruddin Shah, Gulzar, Usha Uthup, Rahul Dravid, Vidya Balan, Javed Jaffery, R Madhavan, Soha Ali Khan amongst others, through a diverse collection of audio stories, set in riveting soundscapes. Karadi Tales collection on VOOT Kids that is live now will also include e-books and videos.
Commenting on the partnership, VOOT Kids business head Saugato Bhowmik said, “VOOT Kids endeavours to provide children with an immersive and holistic edutainment experience. With a wide array of content from video, audio stories, e-books, learning segments and more, the platform is set to become a key part of every child’s daily entertainment and fun learning journey. Audio stories is a magical segment, which will definitely fire up their imagination and allow every child to visualize a story in their own unique way. Partnering with marquee content partners like Karadi tales, that bring to life culturally rich and relevant stories with morals and learnings, is sure to add significant value to every child’s entertainment need and cognitive skills.”
This partnership with Karadi Tales will Introduce kids to various aspects of the Indian folklore, fables and culture, bedtime stories, timeless tales of world’s greatest warriors and much more which will provide an immersive storytelling experience on VOOT Kids.
Karadi Tales creative director Narayan Parasuram added, “The storytelling tradition in our country spans over 3000 years. This experience of storytelling involves not just the written word but visual imagery, vibrant narration, exciting sound and music textures. Karadi Tales has been involved in taking the joy of Indian folklore and storytelling for over 2 decades now. Karadi Tales audio-books feature master storytellers from the Indian theatre and film world. The music and songs are based on the Indian classical music traditions and the visual imagery, on the phenomenal art traditions from across the Indian milieu. Karadi Tales is thrilled to celebrate the sights and sounds of India with VOOT Kids, to take the joy of storytelling to children across our country.”
With hundreds of stories and book narrations by the diverse repertoire of well-known celebrities, VOOT Kids is sure to enrich every child’s entertainment and learning experience. VOOT Kids is available on Google Play and IOS.