Auditions of “MTV Roadies Revolution” shall be held dwell on social media for the primary time ever, within the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown. That is the 17th season of the favored journey actuality present.
“Since its inception, ‘Roadies’ has had quite a lot of firsts to its credit score. Going digital is one other modern dimension to its iconic journey and speaks volumes of its reputation as a actuality present. At a time when social distancing has turn out to be the norm of life and we’ve got discovered respite in our telephones, ‘Roadies LIVE’ auditions is a superb effort and a well-timed step to achieve the youth. That is additionally a primary for me in 17 seasons and I’m trying ahead to a power-packed expertise. To all of the younger, high-spirited souls, right here’s your final likelihood to make the reduce and be part of this exhilarating journey,” present host Rannvijay Singha mentioned.
Ranging from Monday (April 27) on the MTV Roadies Fb web page, the first-ever digital audition will go on as much as Friday, and can give one contestant an opportunity to affix the official journey this yr.
Neha Dhupia, one of many judges on the present, is worked up. “Social media and the euphoria round it’s simple, extra so throughout this lockdown after we are glued to our telephones greater than ever. We’re excited to deliver ‘Roadies’ to digital platforms that join the lots. Digital auditions are one of the best ways to faucet into the younger psyche amidst lockdown and get them prepped up for one thing difficult. Maintaining with our theme of ‘Revolution’, I’m excited to satisfy some spirited folks through the LIVE auditions who’ve it in them to take optimistic motion and be a part of us on the journey forward,” she mentioned.
Added her co-judge Nikhil Chinappa: “Yearly, Roadies ups the ante with modern codecs that resonate with the emotions of the youth. Digital auditions are a leap forward in that course to leverage a platform that’s extraordinarily related within the current state of affairs and attain out to a wider demography. ‘Roadies’ auditions have all the time referred to as for mass consideration and It might be fascinating to witness the traction on-line.”
Rapper Raftaar, additionally a hudge on the present, feels “digital has emerged as the brand new regular” amid the continuing disaster and lockdown.
“For a present which defines youth, their targets, and preferences, this digital effort can have interaction the youth and amplify ‘Roadies Revolution’ in a means by no means seen earlier than. I’m glad to be part of this one-of-a-kind expertise,” he mentioned.
Prince Narula, who additionally judges the truth present, feels “The dwell auditions are yet one more feat in making a revolution and reaching out to our younger viewers”.
“I’m actually excited to satisfy some good folks and look ahead to their perspective. That is going to be an important precursor to our adventurous journey later within the yr,” Prince added.
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