FP trendApril 7, 2021 4:49:17 PM IST
Spotify has announced a list of new podcasts, including four new Spotify Originals for its Indian users. In a press release, the company has partnered with Gaathastory for kid-friendly podcasts. Speaking about the latest development, Amarjit Singh Batra, Managing Director of Spotify, India, said that podcasts can fuel the imagination in a world that is saturated with video content. He added that they are continuing their effort to provide relevant and relatable content to their Indian listeners.
Darr Ka Raaz with Dr. Phobia is one of the new Spotify originals. The audio show belongs to the psychological horror genre, according to the press release. The fictional show stars Rajesh Khera in the role of Dr. Grewal. It will take listeners through the character’s work as a psychotherapist treating patients.
Another podcast venturing into similar territory is Kahaniyan crime which is based on true crime stories. The press release claims that this podcast will bring its listeners into the minds of the heinous killers. It will include kidnapping stories, crimes of passion, and unsolved murder mysteries.
A talk show in Tamil RJ Balaji’s podcast will also be available in Spotify soon to be hosted by actor and director RJ Balaji.
Finally, the comedy podcast Walking Ki Baat by Amit Tandon is also one of the new Spotify originals where the stand-up comic will make listeners relive regular experiences but with a fun twist.
Gaathastory podcasts for kids will be available in six languages, namely English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, and Gujarati. It will include historical, mythological stories, and tales of bravery.
Of the new podcasts, Darr Ka Raaz with Dr. Phobia It will be available starting Thursday, April 8. Other podcasts will be released in the coming weeks.