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Amitabh Bachchan's voice is now live on Alexa, you can ask him whatever you like!

Amazon has announced that India’s first celebrity voice featuring Amitabh Bachchan is available on Alexa. Now, you can ask Big B to tell you a joke, or even the weather!

Amitabh Bachchan is not a person. For most Indians, he is an emotion. While many dream to meet the superstar at least once in their lives, very few actually manage to.

Amazon is now bringing Amitabh Bachchan to your fingertips. You can now you can talk to Big B using your Alexa-powered devices.

Amazon has announced that India’s first celebrity voice featuring Amitabh Bachchan is available on Alexa.

Indian users can add the superstar’s cult baritone voice to their Echo smart displays and speakers by pressing the mic icon on their TV remotes and also the Amazon shopping app.

Though, there’s one catch. The feature is available to the Android users for now.

You can enable the feature on your Echo devices, with an introductory price of Rs 149 per year. 

You can simply give a command saying, “Alexa, introduce me to Amitabh Bachchan” to make the purchase. Then, you can interact with him using the wake word “Amit Ji”. 

You will also have access to handpicked content by Amitabh Bachchan. You can listen to stories from his life, a selection of poems by his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan, tongue twisters, motivational quotes, and a lot more.

Just imagine how cool it is! You can ask “Amit Ji” to play songs for you, set an alarm to wake you up, even get him to say a joke.

Not just that, you can also ask Amitabh Bachchan to wish you on your birthday by saying, “Amit ji, it’s my birthday”.

Talking about working with Amazon, Amitabh Bachchan said, “Working with Amazon to introduce my voice on Alexa was a whole new experience in bringing together the magic of voice technology and artistic creativity. I am excited that my well-wishers can now interact with me via this new medium, and looking forward to hearing how they feel about this.”

Here's how you can meet "Amit ji" on Alexa, follow these simple steps:

  • Say “Alexa, introduce me to Amitabh Bachchan” and listen to the instructions
  • Confirm your purchase
  • Say “Alexa, enable Amit ji wake word” on Echo devices to enable this feature
  • On your Amazon shopping app (Android only), visit the Alexa section in the settings tab and enable “Amit ji” wake word
  • Ask Amit ji for music, poetry, joke, tongue twisters, and more
  • You can also ask “Amit ji, what can you do?” to explore more
  • Visit www.amazon.in/amitji to learn more.

 

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