Voot Select launches ‘The Gone Game’

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Voot Select is all set to launch it’s next big original ‘The Gone Game’, the world’s first mainstream show shot remotely and indigenously during the lockdown. The Gone Game will be streaming on Voot Select starting 20th August 2020.

The Gone Game has been shot through remote direction, indigenous cinematography, and limited equipment marked by subtle performances and a special viewing experience the show will build intrigue and unravel a mystery at every step of the way. The Gone Game has been directed by Nikhil Nagesh Bhat, it is a never-been concept that puts creative freedom in the hands of the cast of the series to innovate while shooting from their homes.

Speaking about the journey of Voot, Gourav Rakshit, COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures said: “Voot has had a tremendous growth trajectory since launch. Being the last entrant in the broadcaster backed OTT category, we quickly catapulted to being the second-largest AVOD player. We launched Voot Select on the heels of the ongoing pandemic, however, the lockdown truly unlocked the value of premium service and in a very short time frame we have grown to be home to some of the best original and international content.”

Speaking about the journey of Voot Select, Gourav Rakshit, COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures said: “Voot Select has witnessed tremendous growth since the launch in early March of 2020. Being the most recent SVOD entrant in the broadcaster backed OTT category, it’s heartening to see how much ground we’ve been able to cover in such quick time. Beyond subscription numbers, we’ve also grown in reputation to become home to some of the finest original web series in the country. I have no doubt that “The Gone Game” will join the list of celebrated stories from Voot Select.”

Commenting on the launch of The Gone Game, Ferzad Palia, Head – Voot Select, Youth, Music and English Entertainment, Viacom18 said, “Voot Select has had a tremendous first 150 days. Subscriber growth has surpassed all estimates by a long, long way. This spectacular success of the platform comes on the back of Originals, Before TV Content & our International offering. The lockdown has provided a further boost to the rapid rise in subscriber growth. We have innovatively navigated through the challenges of the lockdown and continued to create the best in content and viewing experience for our audience. The Gone Game has a gripping storyline, top drawer cast, and has been shot entirely from home with utmost precision and skill. The thrill and excitement of the show will deliver top-notch entertainment.”  

Sukesh Motwani of Bodhi Tree Multimedia said, “It will not be wrong to say that we made it from scratch as we were working with very limited resources and shooting entirely from home. It was challenging but our entire team in association with Voot Select and Nikhil Nagesh Bhat built the concept and storyline of the show creatively without compromising on the output. We were lucky to have a fantastic cast and crew that collectively helped us put a great show together. We are certain that the audience are in for a thrilling ride.”

“The Gone Game – Streaming from 20th August 2020 on Voot Select”

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Basil keeps an eye on the latest happenings in the Telecom sector. You can find him streaming the Premier League, which he started watching in 2013, in his free time.

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