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BlackBerry signs Ranbir Kapoor

Posted on Dec 21, 07:47PM | IBNS

Research In Motion (RIM), the developer of BlackBerry smartphone and tablet, on Friday announced Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor as its Brand Ambassador in India.

As part of this engagement, Ranbir will endorse BlackBerry products across various platforms and will also feature in upcoming multimedia ad campaigns in India.

Ranbir is also widely known as a tech savvy star.

Speaking on the occasion Ranbir said, "I am ecstatic to be part of the BlackBerry boys' family. As an actor I recognize the power of communication so naturally, and the need to stay connected with friends within and outside of our industry and loved ones."

"BlackBerry is known for its unique and powerful communication experience; an experience that I have relied on over years to stay informed and connected to things that matter so closely to me while on the move.

"BlackBerry is a brand that has a legacy of bringing innovative products keeping in mind the Indian market and I am keenly looking forward to this association," he said.

Sunil Dutt, Managing Director, Research in Motion (India), said, "We are excited to announce Ranbir Kapoor as our first brand ambassador in India. Ranbir truly personifies all the attributes that we endeavor to offer to our customers -enthusiasm, exuberance, persistence, excellence, fun, youthfulness, innovation and connecting with people and we recognize this great synergy between us.

"Moreover, we admire the fact that he is not only the face of contemporary Indian Cinema but he is also someone who represents the ideal source of inspiration for the youth of the current generation."