Actor Amitabh Bachchan to be the first Indian celebrity voice of Alexa. The actor will be joining Samuel L Jackson who is the first ever celebrity voice.
Amitabh Bachchan’s voice will be limited to India and he will talk about poem, advice, jokes, weather and more.
“Technology has always given me an opportunity to adapt to new form,” Bachchan said in a mailed statement. “Be it in movies, TV shows, podcasts and now, I am excited to create this voice experience in partnership with Amazon and Alexa. With voice technology, we are building something to engage more effectively with my audience and well-wishers,” said Puneesh Kumar from Amazon India.
The services will be launched in 2021 and will be a paid service. However, normal fans can enjoy the glimpse of it by saying the following to the device- “Alexa, say hello to Mr Amitabh Bachchan”.