Audible Debuts Indian Service

Don was joined at the launch event for Audible’s India service on Nov. 13 at the Royal Opera House in Mumbai by Bollywood stars Radhika Apte, Rajkummar Rao and Kalki Koechlin, who perform “Mafia Queens of Mumbai,” and romance author Durjoy Dutta, who wrote the Audible Original “The Last Boy to Fall in Love.”

“Audible really exists to connect the best writers and actors, the best editors, the best directors and the best producers to the best listeners in the world,” Don said to the audience of journalists, customers and creators. “We work daily to support the professional creative class and we’re doing that in India and anywhere else we launch.”

Audible.in marks the company’s ninth digital storefront and brings Indian customers a selection of 200,000 audiobooks and original programs, including “Mafia Queens” and “The Last Boy to Fall in Love” as well as exclusive audio performances of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s greatest works, nutrition and wellness titles, Ruskin Bond’s autobiography and mythological stories by Amish.

Read more in The Hindu.