The Indian version of the hit American espionage drama ‘24’ stars Anil Kapoor who will be seen in a race against time powered by sturdy Tata cars and UVs, taking brand integration to a new level
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | August 12, 2013
Hindi GEC Colors has announced its association with Tata Motors which will be the presenting sponsor for the Indian adaptation of America’s award-winning TV series, ‘24’, an espionage thriller that plays out in real-time and has been an unprecedented success worldwide. The Indian version has Anil Kapoor playing the lead role of his American counterpart, Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer, essayed by Kiefer Sutherland in the original version.
Elaborating on the association, Ranjit Yadav, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, “Tata Motors is proud to be associated with the grand entry of ‘24’ in an Indian adaptation on Colors. With this association, Tata Motors showcases itself as a creative and innovative brand that always places its customers at the core of its existence. We at Tata Motors are at HORIZONEXT now, passionately committed to anticipating our customers' needs and providing the best vehicles and experiences that excite our customers globally. This association with ‘24’ offers us an exciting platform to demonstrate the true capability of our dynamic cars, which deliver performance and come with technology rich features.”
Raj Nayak, CEO of Colors, said, “We are extremely delighted with our collaboration with Tata Motors as it takes brand partnerships to another level beyond the conventional 30-second commercials. For the first time, we have effectively integrated the Tata Motors brands with the narrative of ‘24’. The show is all about Anil Kapoor’s race against time and how he is powered by sturdy Tata cars and UVs.”
“We are confident that the new wave of hybrid entertainment we usher in will appeal to our advertisers and esteemed viewers alike and thus pave the way to be the game changers in the industry,” Nayak added.
On this association, Anil Kapoor, who brilliantly essays the role of Jai Singh Rathod, said, “I am extremely thrilled about our association with Tata Motors as the presenting sponsor for ‘24’. In the show, I will be driving Tata Motors’ dynamic and exciting vehicles in my adventurous quests across terrains to tackle various security threats. Together with Colors, we have ensured that every element of the show is in sync with each other. This includes the values of resilience and performance that ‘24’ and Tata Motors stand for. This kind of seamless thinking at every stage of the making of ‘24’ is what enables us to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience to Indian viewers.”
Backed by a talented creative team, 24’s unique real-time narrative, iconic sets, slick editing and high-definition recording will create a superlative experience for Indian viewers.