Mumbai, 1st March’2019: COLORS – Viacom18’s flagship Hindi general entertainment channel takes part in the biggest cricketing phenomena of the year as it partners the reigning heroes of Indian Premier League (IPL), Mumbai Indians. Having established itself as the #1 channel in the premiere & urban Hindi category, COLORS has come onboard as the Principal Sponsor for the Mumbai Indians. Adding more color-ful hues to their bleed blue spirit, Mumbai Indians will don the COLORS logo on back of their jersey as showcase their mettle at the 12th edition of the IPL scheduled to kickstart on March 23rd.
Commenting on the partnership said Spokesperson from Viacom18, “Cricket is like a religion in India that brings every member of the family together and so does a leading general entertainment channel like COLORS. Therefore, associating with the most popular cricketing team of IPL – Mumbai Indians which enjoys tremendous adulation, is a perfect blend with our brand positioning. Both COLORS and Mumbai Indians are consistent, entertaining, ambitious and aggressive and exemplify the same ethos. This is yet another avenue for us to connect with our audiences both on and off the field as well as on-air.”
Setting the tone for the IPL fever, COLORS will bring viewers closer to the Mumbai Indians players through a series of innovative integrations and contests on-air as well as through digital engagement.
Mumbai Indians Spokesperson added, “We are extremely delighted to bring COLORS as the Principle Sponsor for Mumbai Indians and look forward to develop a long term, mutual benefiting association. Through the journey this IPL, Mumbai Indians and COLORS will create consumer-centric entertaining content, which we hope our global fans will appreciate and associate with.”
‘COLORS’ is Viacom18’s flagship brand in the entertainment space in India. A combination of ‘emotions’ and ‘variety’, COLORS, launched on 21st July 2008, offers an entire spectrum of emotions to its viewers. From Fiction Shows to Format shows to Reality shows to Blockbuster Movies – the basket contains all ‘Jazbaat Ke Rang’.‘COLORS’ is dedicated to promoting ‘Cohesive viewing’, through programmes like Internet Wala Love, Udann, Ishq Mein Marjawan, Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii, Kesari Nandan, Roop Mard Ka Naya Swaroop, Vish Ya Amrit – Sitaara : Ek Vishkanya Ki Kahani, Khoob Ladi Mardani Jhansi Ki Rani, Tantra, Khatron Ke Khiladi, Bigg Boss, Rising Star, Dance Deewane, India’s Got Talent and Kitchen Champions amongst others.
Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of TV18, which owns 51%, and Viacom Inc., with a 49% stake, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching the lives of people through its properties on air, online, on ground, in shop and through cinema.