Taking its presence in India a notch higher, food delivery platform Uber Eats announced the appointment of actress Alia Bhatt as its brand ambassador. India will be the first country for the brand globally to have appointed a brand ambassador.
“My work hours and plans keep changing, so the freedom/flexibility to get what I’m craving for whenever I want, right at the tap of a button, almost seems magical. I’m delighted to be associated with a young, innovative and energetic brand like Uber Eats,” Alia said in a statement.
Bhavik Rathod, Head of Uber Eats India and South Asia, said that Alia Bhatt is an inspiration to Indian millennials and they are thrilled to have her on board.
“The youth today relates to her easy-going, carefree and energetic personality. She is known for her unique style and agility as an actor – the same qualities are an integral part of the Uber Eats DNA, thus making her the perfect fit to represent our brand in India. We are excited to have Alia on board, as we stay focused on building and strengthening our presence in India,” said Rathod. (IANS)
Actors Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt won Favourite Movie Actors at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2018, where Deepika Padukone walked away with the Powerhouse Performer of the Year title.
Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, who have co-starred in films like “Student Of The Year” and “Badrinath Ki Dulhania”, are excited about being recognised by children at a gala evening here on Thursday.
Varun, who also won Favourite Entertainer (Films), said it is a special award like none other that celebrates children.
“It is always fun performing with and for the kids along with their favourite toons. This year too my act was unique with it being an adventurous aerial act,” Varun said in a statement.
Alia, who performed too, said: “Performing for my young fans is always fun and each year of this unique awards has been much more entertaining and exciting than the previous.
“Being recognised by kids and being slimed as a mark of honour was a lot of fun and an amazing experience.”
Kartik Aaryan bagged a special award for being a Dynamic Performer and Ishaan Khatter was named the New Kid in the block.
“Tiger Zinda Hai” was chosen as the Favourite Bollywood Movie, while “Swag se swagat” from the movie was adjudged Favourite Bollywood Movie Song. Tiger Shroff won Favourite Dancing Star.
From the television world, “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” won big as it took home the award for Favourite TV show and its actors Dilip Joshi and Munmun Dutta won Favourite TV characters for their portrayal as Jethalal and Babita respectively.
The Favourite Child Entertainer on TV went to Aakriti Sharma of “Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala”.
The awards show, ‘by the kids, for the kids and of the kids’, celebrated the best in the world of Indian entertainment across film, television, mobile gaming and sports. This year saw nearly 350,000 votes making it an inclusive award and a representation of children and their choices.