Firstpost.com’s WebTalkies hits a milestone of 50 episodes
Close to the heels of its 7-year celebration, Firstpost.com achieves another milestone for its popular talk show – WebTalkies. The show, hosted by Imran Ismail, has garnered immense appreciation since its inception and has successfully completed 50 episodes.
Amassing over 150K live viewership, WebTalkies is India’s only show which focuses on promoting OTT platforms. The show, launched in November 2017, has impressed viewers around the country with its engaging and entertaining content. On the show, Imran dared to delve deep into their personal and professional space and explore the secret nooks. While hearty talks and happy smiles largely rule the show, the vulnerable side of the guests melts audiences’ hearts. Then comes the rapid-fire segment, where the host asks a volley of questions to the guest, in which they have to answer as quickly as possible.
As India’s largest and premier platform for digital news, analysis and opinions, Firstpost.com has successfully delivered clutter-breaking, innovative content. With the success of WebTalkies that featured celebrities and popular personas from the entertainment industry and OTT platforms, the show introduced its viewers to intriguing web-series, movies, music albums or simply a hearty tete-a-tete.
The show witnessed the presence of the who’s who of Bollywood such as, Twinkle Khanna, Taapsee Pannu, Kartik Aryan, Sumeet Vyas, Mithoon, Vishal Bhardwaj, Vikram Bhatt, Sunidhi Chauhan, Amit Trivedi, Milind Soman, Dia Mirza, Meet Bros, Amruta Khanvilkar to name a few. Recently the show was graced by the presence of Miss World, Manushi Chhillar who shared her journey since winning the prestigious pageant.
Commenting on the success of WebTalkies, B.V. Rao, Editor Firstpost.com said, “WebTalkies once again stipulated that Firstpost.com is truly delivering innovative content in captivating formats. We remain committed to providing excellent content to our audiences. At Firstpost.com we constantly try to break new ground every day and we will continue to do so in the future. We have spearheaded our content development ensuring that with each show we have something fascinating and fresh to offer.”
WebTalkies is first streamed on Firstpost.com’s social media handles such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and later is carried on Firstpost.com’s website.