Amazon Onboards Amitabh Bachchan for Alexa’s Voice

Amitabh Bachchan for Amazon Alexa Voice: The tech giant Amazon has brought in Amitabh Bachchan as the first-ever Alexa’s celebrity voice. Earlier, for its users in the US, Amazon linked up with actor Samuel L Jackson.

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From 2021, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will give Amazon Alexa his voice where users can hear jokes, weather, poetry, quotes, advice, and more in his voice. As Alexa’s first-ever celebrity voice in India, the tech giant has roped in Bachchan.

In a blog, the company said that on purchasing the Amitabh Bachchan voice experience, users would be able to access Bachchan’s voice on Alexa.

What Mr. Bachchan said on Collaboration?

The actor commented on the collaboration, “Technology has always given me the ability to adapt to new forms. Whether it’s in movies, TV shows, or podcasts. And now I’m excited to partner with Amazon and Alexa to create this voice experience. We are creating something with voice technology to engage my audience and well-wishers more effectively.”

Bachchan is not the first celebrity to lend Alexa her speech. For its users in the US, The business has previously linked up with actor Samuel L Jackson. At a rate of $1 for consumers, the company introduced the Hollywood star’s voice skills. Although the company hasn’t disclosed any such costs in India, a sum will likely be charged.

The voice of the actor can be accessed via all Alexa-enabled devices. It includes Echo, Fire TV Version, Alexa Voice Remote Fire TV Stick, Alexa’s free mobile app, and the Amazon shopping app (on Android devices only).

Alexa also provides a multilingual mode that enables Indian users to converse simultaneously with the Hindi and English voice assistant. It provides for family members who speak several languages or at least two languages.

“The voice of Mr. Bachchan is unforgettable for any Indian who has grown up in Bollywood. This combination offers a great pitch to more entertain and eases our customers’ lives. When they use Alexa and hear his voice, we are excited to see how they respond on it”, said Puneesh Kumar, country leader for Alexa, Amazon India.

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