India’s largest learning platform, Unacademy launch of ‘Unacademy Unwind’. It is a first-of-its-kind music show created in partnership with MTV. Unacademy Unwind will be starting on August 13 where India’s most prolific musicians will come together to present soulful renditions, every Friday at 7:00 PM.
Unacademy Unwind will be spanning 10 episodes featuring legendary artists across 10 genres of music in a special program. The line-up comprises musicians like Sonu Nigam, Lucky Ali, Kailash Kher, Darshan Raval, Badshah, Arjun Kanungo, Papon, Benny Dayal, Armaan Malik- Amaal Mallik, Monali Thakur, Harshdeep Kaur, Rochak Kohli, Sneha Khanwalkar, Asees Kaur, Aastha Gill, Lijo, King and Reet Talwar. The show will consist of recreations and original compositions, designed to cater to the music taste of a young audience.
Speaking about the idea behind ‘Unacademy Unwind’, Sonal Mishra, Associate Vice President – Marketing at Unacademy said, “As a brand that touches millions of youth, it has always been our endeavor to explore newer avenues of connecting with them. The pandemic has been difficult for everyone and our Learners have had to face the brunt of academic disruptions and uncertainties. Learners love music and use it as a mechanism to unwind. With Unacademy Unwind, we want to leverage the rejuvenating powers of music to infuse some soothing and magical moments into their lives.”
Speaking about the show, Anshul Ailawadi, Head – Youth Music and English Entertainment at Viacom18 said, “In these trying times, there is no better balm for the soul than music. Every single performance in this property is an MTV masterpiece by itself. We hope that each song will become a lifelong companion to young South Asians across the world as they navigate through life’s twists and turns.”
Speaking about the partnership, Mahesh Shetty, Head – Sales at Viacom18, said, “At MTV, we have always focused on creating properties that connect with the youth of India and provide a great opportunity for brands to engage with our large and diverse audience base. We are extremely happy to partner with Unacademy to create this unique music property that will see India’s best musicians descend on one platform to create musical magic and what better for the youth of the country to unwind in these stressful times than soulful music.”
Watch the show here.