Josh wraps up #EkNumber challenge with thunderous response,
garners over 3 billion views
~Marks first anniversary celebrations by unveiling Josh All Stars, India’s first and the largest creator training academy~
India’s fastest growing and most-engaged short-video app, Josh has turned one and celebrates an extraordinary year by concluding the #EkNumber challenge on a high note. Paying forward all the love and support Josh received in its first year, the leading short-video app marks its first birthday with the announcement of winners of the #EkNumber challenge, that served as a launch pad for creators to enrol themselves in the Josh All Stars training academy. ‘Josh All Stars’, newly launched by Josh is India’s largest and first-ever formal training academy for short-video creators.
Josh #EkNumber challenge has recently concluded as one of the biggest and most engaged challenges on the app, clocking over 112K videos, 242M hearts and 3B views. As a part of this challenge, creators were invited to showcase their creativity by submitting video entries across five categories namely, food, fashion, fitness, dance and comedy, spearheaded by experts like Sonu Sood and Mouni Roy, who were also joined by celebrities like KPY Bala, Kings United Suresh and Ruhi Singh. The top 120 creators who posted stellar content coupled with a virality quotient were declared winners and awarded a sum of up to INR 50,000 each with a never before opportunity to get enrolled into the ‘Josh All Stars’ program. Winners will also get an opportunity to be part of a meet-and-greet with celebs and role models and be mentored by them.
Sunder Venketraman, Head of Creator and Content Ecosystem, Josh said, “We are thrilled by the response and superlative attention received for #EkNumber, thus making it the biggest and most engaged challenge ever hosted on the Josh app. At Josh, we always look at exploring new possibilities to redefine the space of content creation and bring the best of experience to our creators and users. We wish our winners the best in their journey and promise to introduce more such exciting opportunities and challenges on the platform.”Calling out to aspiring young stars, Seher Bedi, Head of Josh Studios said, “We brought the Josh All Stars to life with an aim to build a community that celebrates all forms of content and gives flight to youngsters with talent and ambition, through collaborative efforts. With the help of our experts, we look forward to mentor and groom the next 10000 stars in India, for India.”