Uber chooses Bollywood movie “Phillauri” to connect with the masses

In a strategic move, cab hailing service provider, Uber has tied up with the recently released Bollywood flick Phillauri in order to gain greater visibility among their target consumers. This association has successfully been integrated by Brand Street India, a leading integrated marketing agency and Why? Stay!Calm! Entertainment, their partners in the domain of Film Integration & Content Production.

Uber has merged its experience with that of Bollywood in order to make it more than just a safe cab service medium. They are giving riders an opportunity to make their rides a lot more fun. Under this association, the activities range from in-app promotions, changing the screen of the app for a week and meet and greet with the stars of the movie. The meet and greet contest organised by the cab giant trended on social media with the hashtag UberKaraokewithPhillauri. Under this, all one had to do was to break into a car karaoke with songs from Phillauri and upload the Uber karaoke on social media. The winners of this contest will soon be meeting the stellar cast , Anushka Sharma and Diljit Dosanjh.

While this move has elevated Uber’s visibility amongst its target audience, this is Brand Street India - Why?Stay!Calm! Entertainment’s third consecutive integration in this quarter. The first two being Lotus Herbals’ association with Jolly LLB 2 and Voltas AC’s integration with Badrinath ki Dulhania. Brand Street India – Why?Stay!Calm! Is surely on a roll, delivering effective ways to reach out to brands and target consumers through this upcoming trend. With a strong portfolio of well-known brands across categories they are clearly carving a niche for themselves in the entertainment world. 

Talking about the association, Kanika Mohan Saxena, Managing Partner, Why?Stay!Calm! said, “Every hour of every day, people use Uber to get around. With this interesting integration of #UberKaraokewithPhillauri, we have worked hard to fulfil the clients’ objective of delivering an exceptionally responsive and personalized service model.”

Mr. Surendra Singh, National Head, Brand Street India, commented,This is only the first step with our third notable integration in just a month. There are still a myriad of challenges, which we hope to help eliminate over time. Through this integration, we have provided Uber and Phillauri a platform to discover content that delivers to their target audience and is also in sync with their objectives.”

This campaign is sure to help the brands grow in a way that works for everyone.


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