Amitabh Bachchan will be the voice of Alexa
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will be the first Indian celebrity to lend his voice to Amazon's Alexa digital assistant starting next year, as the Silicon Valley giant expands its presence in the massive market.
Amitabh Bachchan is still the first choice of all. This is the reason that voice service Alexa voice will be Amitabh from next year. In this regard, the company got a deal with Amitabh. People will get to hear the iconic voice of Big B across all devices connected to Alexa. A few months ago, GPS also tied up with Big. Alexa's supernatural voice will include funny jokes, meteorological information, motivating quotes etc. Amitabh Bachchan said about this, '
has always given me the opportunity to adapt to new forms.
Films, TV shows, podcasts and now I'm excited to be voiced in partnership with Amazon and Alexa. With voice technology, we are also conducting some new experiments to connect more effectively with our audiences and well-wishers. According to Punish Kumar, Alexa Country Leader at Amazon India, Amitabh Bachchan's voice is any.Ambani, for a share of the online retail market. The tech giant, which is owned by Jeff Bezos, the world's richest person, is also trying to win eyeballs with its streaming service that competes with Netflix and Disney Hotstar.
It’s not clear how much Amazon intends to charge for Bachchan’s Alexa voice or whether it intends to ever make it available outside India. But last year, the company did partner with actor Samuel
Really memorable for an Indian who grew up with Bollywood. Now they are waiting to see the response of the customers.
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Foreign firms such as Amazon have spent tens of billions of dollars in India in recent years as they fight for a piece of the Asian giant's burgeoning digital economy. In a blog post on Monday, Amazon India said Bachchan's "voice experience" feature will become available for purchase on Alexa next year.
His earlier foray into vocal blogging in 2010, "Bachchan Bol-Bachchan Speak", allowed fans to listen to pre-recorded messages by the star at the push of a button.
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