VOOT Kids, the learning app for kids from the house of Viacom18, is bringing to life a vast collection of classic tales, partnering with the iconic Karadi Tales. With this, kids can now enjoy stories narrated in the enthralling voices of legends – such as Naseeruddin Shah, Gulzar, Usha Uthup, along with sporting stalwarts like Rahul Dravid. Actors like Vidya Balan, Javed Jaffery, R Madhavan, amongst others, wil also lend their voices. The Karadi Tales collection on VOOT Kids that is live now will also include e-books and videos.
Commenting on the partnership, Saugato Bhowmik, Business Head, VOOT Kids, said, “VOOT Kids endeavors 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.
He added, “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.”
Introducing kids to various aspects of the Indian folklore, fables and culture, Karadi Tales with its bedtime stories, timeless tales of world’s greatest warriors and much more will provide an immersive story telling experience on VOOT Kids.
Speaking on the ocassion, Narayan Parasuram, Creative Director, Karadi Tales, said, "Karadi Tales has been involved in taking the joy of Indian folklore and storytelling for over two 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."