Twitter India Rounds Up Significant Moments in 2017 With a Special BlueRoom Show: #ThisHappened


By K Ashwin  Mobile: 09920183006

From breaking news and entertainment to sports, politics, and everyday interests, Indians flocked to Twitter to find out what’s happening in the world in 2017 and see every side of the story. Following the #YearOnTwitter review for 2017, Twitter is now bringing together thought leaders to share their perspectives in a three-part BlueRoom show -  #ThisHappened. The show will highlight significant moments in the past year in Entertainment, Sports and a special segment on Women’s movements in India.


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#ThisHappened in Entertainment

On 29th December, film critic Anupama Chopra (@anupamachopra) will take viewers on a journey to discuss the most talked about Entertainment moments, celebrities and films in 2017 and expectations for 2018. Accompanying her will be singer Armaan Malik (@ArmaanMalik22), who has secured his spot on the list of Most Talked About Male Bollywood Celebrities and Most Talked About Gen-Next Bollywood Celebrities this year. Film buffs, keep a lookout for the show on Anupama’s Twitter handle @anupamachopra tomorrow, Friday 29th December, at 12 noon.


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#ThisHappened for Women

Internet sensation Anisha Dixit aka Rickshawali (@Rickshawali) will explore the rise in women movements as well as celebrate womanhood in the digital age. Joining her on the show is popular comedian Aditi Mittal (@awryaditi), who has her own point of view on new-age feminism, women empowerment and “intersectionality”. Stay tuned to the vibrant discussion which will be Tweeted from Anisha’s Twitter account @Rickshawali this Saturday, 30th December, 12PM.


#ThisHappened in Sports

Star Sports anchor Jatin Sapru (@jatinsapru) will share his take on the sports scene in 2017, including the key moments in sports for India, the rise of sports personalities beyond cricket, and his wishes for 2018 on New Year’s Eve. Count down the year with Jatin on Twitter this Sunday, 31st December, 12PM.


Commenting on the initiative, Keya Madhvani, Head of Music & Lifestyle Partnerships, Twitter India, said: “As people gear up to ring in the new year with new resolutions, it is important to reflect on 2017 to not only gain perspective on what happened, but to also understand where we’re headed. Twitter is the best and the fastest place to find out what’s happening in your world and the roundup on #ThisHappened aims to spark more meaningful conversations around what happened across different aspects of society.”



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