Spotify on Wednesday announced four podcasts from India. The new program features four new Spotify Originals features including Darr Ka Raaz and Dr Phobia, The RJ Balaji Podcast, Andar Ki Baat by Amit Tandon, and Crime Kahaniyan. Spotify has also signed a special agreement with gaathastory to produce children’s podcasts.
Darr Ka Raaz and Drs. Phobia included Rajesh Khera as a psychiatrist Dr. Grewal of a fictional show with stories about “revealing the secrets of treating patients with psychiatric treatment and previous therapies.” This podcast will be available from tomorrow. The RJ Balaji Podcast will be a weekly podcast, and will be hosted by actor, director and voice radio host RJ Balaji. This podcast will focus on current issues and topics. It will be available in the coming weeks.
Andit Ki Baat of Amit Tandon will be an Indian comedy show featuring comedian Amit Tandon talking about common experiences and places. Crime Kahaniyan as the name suggests, will be a weekly Hindu podcast on crime stories ranging from unsolved murders, kidnappings, zealot cases, and more.
Spotify children’s podcasts by gaathastory will also be shown live next week. It will include a collection of children’s podcasts – Baalgatha, Indian Fairytales, Devgatha, and Veergatha. The podcasts will be available in Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu.
New podcasts add to Spotify’s growing catalog of original content. It currently has over 30 Spotify Originals here. India is also one of the fastest growing markets for Anchor’s podcast production platform where Hindi is also one of the leading languages