Sony MAX channel kicks off the celebrations to landmark 20 glorious years of entertaining movie lovers
Sony MAX, India’s leading premiere Hindi movie channel from Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), has created a benchmark by becoming the only channel across genres, to sustain a long-standing leadership stint for 148 weeks in a row. To mark this milestone and kick-start the celebration of 20 glorious years of entertaining movie lovers in India, Sony MAX has rolled out its latest TV campaign highlighting its brand essence ‘Deewana Bana De’.
- Marks the milestone with a new brand campaign Yeh Hai Desh Ki Deewangi
The campaign , Yeh Hai Desh Ki Deewangi celebrates the spirit of millions of cinema fans whose passion and enthusiasm for movies make them special and larger than life. The TVC, which first aired at 20:20 on 20 July 2019, marks the launch of an elaborate marketing blitzkrieg across multiple touchpoints as a run-up to the special day in October 2019.
Yeh Hai Desh Ki Deewangi
The latest TVC, the first of many initiatives in a three-month integrated campaign, “Yeh Desh ki Deewangi” relives classic golden moments from some of the most memorable movies of the past two decades. India has grown up on a staple feed of filmy masala, culture curry and cinematic servings dished up by Sony MAX Channel. Gullu Gulati, the central character of the campaign, is the personification of the deewanapan of Sony MAX. The film follows Gullu Gulati, charting a 20-year journey of ‘Deewangi’ as he lives his life unabashedly imitating iconic scenes from movies and his favorite stars like Raj Aryan from Mohabattein, Raj from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Bahhubali and Sultan.
TRP of Sony Max
For two decades, Sony MAX Channel has kept the hearts of movie enthusiasts across the country beating through a wide selection of films. Along with popular and beloved Bollywood titles, Sony MAX has been a pioneer in bringing South dubbed Indian cult films to our homes including the uber-successful Bahubali series, blockbuster movies of the year – KGF, Kanchana 3, Yevadu and many more.
Sony MAX also revolutionized the way India’s favorite sport cricket was presented and consumed – with introduction of Indian Premier League and Extraaa Innings T20 in the year 2008, heralding a new era in sports entertainment in the country. As the official broadcaster of IPL for 10 years, the channel has given birth to some of the unforgettable campaigns of Indian television like ‘10 saal aapke naam’, ‘Ek India Happy Wala’ ‘India Ka Tyohaar’ and ‘Sirf Dekhneke Nahi’.
Sony MAX has added zest and newness to the exciting world of entertainment through engaging and unique short-format originals segment like Bittu Bak Bak, MAX Fully Deewaney, Producer Champaklal, and Dr. Pran Lele. It has started the trend of comedy fillers in a movie channel giving audiences enough reason to have a hearty laugh in between super-hit movies.