DID announces tie-up with Reebok

12 Jan,2012

By A Correspondent


After nearly three months of anxiety and sleepless nights, the aspirants of Dance India Dance’s ‘Sunehri Taqdeer ki Topi’ have left the gruelling audition process behind.

All those hours of sweating and stretching will be now rewarded with a chance to be on the coveted stage as a part of Dance India Dance’s (DID) Adbhut 18 and dazzle the viewers with breathtaking performances.


The Masters, Remo D’Souza, Geeta Kapoor and Terence Lewis announced the names of Adbhut 18 inDelhi, who have secured their places in ‘Remo Ke Rangeeley’, ‘Geeta Ki Gang’ and ‘Terence Ki Toli’.


Mr. Ashish Golwalkar, Non Fiction Head, Zee TV said: “This is a momentous occasion for us. After weeks of contemplation and deliberation, we have finally chosen our ‘Adbhut 18’contestants. The contestants were handpicked on the basis of their skill, innovative presentation, versatility and ‘never give up’ attitude. Zee, as a channel, takes immense pride in the fact that dance has boomed in popularity inIndiabecause of a show like Dance India Dance.”


This moment is also significant as DID has announced its tie-up with sportswear giant Reebok. Over the years, Dance India Dance has become a trend setter in the genre. Continuing with the tradition of exploring differentiated marketing on DID; this season the channel has ventured into unexplored territory – a revenue sharing and licensing deal with Reebok.


Regarding the licensing and merchandising deal with Reebok, Mr Akash Chawla, Head-Marketing, National Channels, ZEEL said: “DID stands for great quality of dancing and extreme rigor. DID has always been a progressive brand which has been an aspiration to many. Taking this forward, this season we have ventured into a licensing contract with Reebok. This is a first at Zee TV that a costume range will be unveiled. As a part of this arrangement, Reebok has designed a customized range of DID dance gear and will retail it in nearly 100 outlets across the country. This will help us to extend our brands into new product categories, and will also help increase the popularity of the brand.”


Mr. Sajid Shamim, Brand Director, Reebok said: “At Reebok, we have always focused our efforts on creating products that bring elements of life, sport and style together. Through this association with ‘Dance India Dance’, we are celebrating fitness through the medium of dance, which at its core is fun and enjoyable. The Dance India Dance collection has taken its inspiration from the various forms of dance. Comprising of graphic t-shirts in vibrant and bright colours, this collection celebrates the spirit of dance.”


The Reebok and Dance India Dance Apparel Collection brings together dance and fashion with daily wear, value-added design elements. Graphic T-shirts and hoodies for men, with ‘Born to Dance’ and ‘Live Love Dance’ written in bright neon colours have specially been made keeping in mind dance enthusiasts across the country. The women’s has a ‘DID – Born to Dance’ racer back and flick pant for all the hardcore dancers. Graphic t-shirts complete the “Fit for the street” Dance Inspired Streetwear collection.


Both Zee and Reebok feel that this synergy between dance lovers and sports lovers will surely work wonders for both the brands.

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  1. Laxmi Das says:

    when shall we get did reebok t-shirts in stores???