Mumbai,4th Aug , 2011
Chandamama India Limited, a Geodesic company and India/'s oldest
Children�s magazine commemorated its 64th year by releasing the
Chandamama application on the apple app store. This certainly ushers in a
new and hi-tech way of interacting with the engrossing stories, amazing
facts, and thought provoking features we have all grown up reading and
being influenced by.
Going forward the application will include regional languages but as
of now users can choose to read or listen to the amazing storieson the
iphone, ipod or ipad in English. The Chandamama bookshelf on the app
store, boasts of beautifully illustrated, cleverly animated read-along
stories coupled with tons of hidden surprises, challenging creative
activities, unlimited fun and much more.
Commenting on the launch of the Chandamama application, Mr. Prashant Mulekar, Editor, Chandamama said, 'It
gives me immense pleasure to launch this application as, in the true
sense, we have taken the first step towards leveraging Geodesic�s
technology platform to integrate Chandamama/'s content. Needless to say,
this will help extend its reach to current and future generations
worldwide. Chandamama is a leader in the children/'s content segment and
we are confident that we will continue to surge on this path and make
our mark in emerging media as well. Straddling the traditional and
contemporary, Chandamama/'s presence is sure to be felt everywhere in
this increasingly global world.'..
Established in 1947, Chandamama is the brain-child of visionaries
B.Nagi Reddy and Chakrapani. The magazine was launched with an aim to
entertain and educate young minds about the rich traditions of India.
Mention Chandamama, and one will instantly recall popular features such
as Vikram/Vetala, stunning artwork, and beautiful renditions of
mythological tales. Known for its vibrant illustrations and accurate
depiction of traditional stories, the magazine has maintained its
position as a brand that you can trust.
Currently, Chandamama is the only children/'s magazine in India to
publish in 13 languages. Chandamama.com was launched in 2007 with sites
following in seven different languages. Chandamama continues to take
giant strides as it enters new media platforms such as mobile phones,
television and films.
Chandamama was acquired by Geodesic Limited; a Mumbai based publicly
traded company with offices in USA, UK, Hong Kong and UAE.
Press Relations Contact:
Head Corporate Communications
Tel: +91-22-40786038/ +91-9819852039