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zoOm begins nationwide anchor hunt

Ropes in Safi as presenting sponsor; Radio City as radio partner; to accept online registration only

zoOm begins nationwide anchor hunt

Ropes in Safi as presenting sponsor; Radio City as radio partner; to accept online registration only

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | October 19, 2011

Bollywood Channel zoOm and SAFI, the trusted skin companion of every modern teenage girl, have announced the launch of ‘SAFI presents zoOm Anchor Hunt 2011’. The search was announced at Taj Lands End on October 18, 2011. Gorgeous ‘Dia Mirza’ was present at the conference to announce the countrywide search for the most glamorous and sensational anchor for zoOm.

‘SAFI presents zoOm Anchor Hunt’ is the nationwide hunt for a girl who has the look and oomph coupled with great personality, confidence and attitude poised to be the newest face on zoOm. For the pan-India contest, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chandigarh and Pune would play host to the regional auditions.

The winner of the ‘SAFI presents zoOm Anchor Hunt’ will win an exclusive one year contract with zoOm. Besides this the winner will also become the Face of the SAFI campaign for the next season.

On the announcement of Safi presents zoOm Anchor Hunt 2011, Avinash Kaul CEO, zoOm said, “zoOm is the true face of Bollywood bringing the latest news, gossip, entertainment shows, features and interviews to viewers across the world. The ‘SAFI presents zoOm Anchor Hunt 2011 will help us find hidden talent from across India, confident and glamorous, who will help bring Bollywood closer to the viewers”.

“Confidence defines a person. In today's competitive world, confidence is a key ingredient to success. Our star product Safi gives people the confidence of clear skin. To face the world boldly, without a nervous hitch of having acne prone skin. That's why we recommend Safi. Saaf dikho. Saaf bolo. Zoom anchor hunt property fits very well with the brand promise. After all an anchor on TV has to look confident, speak confidence. And be confident,” said, Tarundeep Singh Rana, GM Marketing, Hamdard Safi.

“We are delighted to partner with zoOm for the ‘zoOm Anchor Hunt 2011’. In addition to being the exclusive Radio Partners, we are also extending our domain expertise to the show. Radio City 91.1 FM’s popular RJ Salil will dispense voice modulation lessons to the finalists of the ‘zoOm Anchor Hunt 2011’. It is such initiatives that reinforce our belief in forging deep-rooted and meaningful partnerships that result in greater synergies for both partners” said Apurva Purohit, CEO, Radio City 91.1 FM.

"ELLE epitomizes style, spirit, confidence and ZoOm's anchor hunt for a girl with a great attitude and style is a perfect partnership opportunity for the world's largest selling fashion magazine and India's most watched entertainment channel to join hands" said Amrit Rai, Publisher, Elle India.

The contest is open to girls who are 18 - 25 years of age. There are 3 phases to this event:

Contestants are expected to register only via online registrations. One can log on to for more information.

The selected candidates will then move on to compete at the regional level. The regional rounds will see an anchor from zoOm judging the contestants’ confidence, style and their wit while facing the camera.

Successful candidates will move to the final round. The exciting finale will take place in Mumbai, home of the glamour and entertainment industry.

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