Saregama announced its tie-up with eminent content providers to boost the podcast offerings of its recently launched product Carvaan 2.0, which also supports 5000 pre-loaded retro songs. Podcast line up now includes BBC, Sadguru, Money Control, Film Companion by Anupama Chopra, Popular Fever FM Originals like Jai Bajrangi featuring Sunil Shetty, Sai Nath featuring Jackie Shroff, Ramayana in iconic voices of Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher, Om Puri, motivational talks, love stories & other interesting topics via Hubhopper podcasts.
With these recent associations, Carvaan 2.0 becomes an undisputed single one-stop audio destination for consuming varied content ranging from music, Bollywood interviews, financial advice, insights on relationships, kids content, health & general wellbeing to devotion among many other such topics across genres. Saregama Carvaan 2.0 is a first-ever product, which offers not just pre-loaded music but also, aggregates and brings various genres of podcasts to one single platform, which consumers can access on-demand.
Carvaan 2.0 was launch with a very clear strategy of extending the relevance of the product from just lovers of retro music to every member of the family. The content acquisition-driven totally, by what different age groups are consuming today via various platforms. Apart from offering 5000 pre-loaded evergreen songs , there are bedtime stories , rhymes, devotional series for young children, Bollywood interviews, travelogues , motivational talks, love & horror stories, poetries for the younger generation, tips on carefree parenting , stock market analysis, BBC World Service English Podcasts like BBC Minute, WorklifeIndia, Crowd Science etc for other age groups.
Current podcast line-up overview on Saregama Carvaan 2.0:
- BBC World Service English Podcasts – BBC Minute, WorklifeIndia, Kalki Presents: My Indian Life, Crowd Science, Death in Ice Valley, The Assassination and People Fixing the World
- Insights on life, relationships, health and all aspects of human wellbeing by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation
- Bollywood Interviews and Film reviews by Anupama Chopra via Film Companion
- Motivational talks, love & horror stories, shayari and poetry, tips & conversations on carefree parenting, and more top audio shows via Hubhopper podcasts
- Dig Deeper into the stock market with Moneycontrol: Analyses of business news and history, and their impact on the markets
- Fever FM original Jai Bajrangi – A very popular podcast on the life of lord Hanuman. Sunil Shetty has lent his voice to the character of Hanuman
- Fever FM original Sai Nath: The life and journey of Saibaba featuring Jackie Shroff as Sai
- Fever FM original Ramayan: Epic audio series featuring Naseeruddin Shah as Raavan, Anupam Kher as Dashrath, Javed Jafferi as Hanuman, Ratna Pathak Shah as Mantra, Jayati Bhatia as Kaikeyi and Om Puri as Narrator
- Bachchan Recites Bachchan where Amitabh Bachchan himself recites Shri Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poems
- Music stations of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Assamese songs to cater to its regional listeners
- Exclusively dedicated stations like M S Subhalakshmi, Rabindra Sangeet, Gurbani, Classical Carnatic, Hindustani Vocal and Instrumental
- Other highly consumed and popular stations include Bhagwad Geeta ka Saar, Sampoorna Sundarkand, Nani Maa ki Nuskhe, Musafir hoon Yaaron, Wordgram, Open Mike, Bachchon ki Kahaniyan, Bedtime stories among many others
- Podcasts on various topics like travel, children stories, and rhymes, mind body and soul, stories of various spices, wordgram
- Gulzar’s Nazam, Poetries and more
- Various devotional stations like Bhagwad Gita, Krishna Bhajan, Sai Chalisa and more
- Additional 15000 Hindi songs via various playlists
Vikram Mehra, Managing Director, Saregama says, “ Carvaan 2.0 is not just an audio player with pre-loaded music but a full-fledged audio platform offering a very wide range of popular and relevant content for all age groups and every member of the family.
“Simplicity is the core of Carvaan, this version though has evolved in terms of content offering but with zero compromises on the simplicity and ease of access,” Mehra said.
This version of Carvaan gives access to 5000 pre-loaded songs, additionally to 15000 songs via wi-fi audio stations and various other podcasts. It offers other features like FM/ AM, USB, Bluetooth, and a rechargeable battery. It comes with app compatibility, which gives easy access to the pre-loaded library of songs and to various podcast stations. Setting up wi-fi is extremely simple and is just a onetime process. The product comes with a 1-year doorstep warranty backed by an all India service network.