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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has invested in homegrown short-form video app Chingari, the company announced on Friday. With Salman as global brand ambassador and investor, Chingari said it is looking to augment its position as the market leader. The company, however, did not disclose the funding amount from Salman. The news came as Bengaluru-based telecommunication firm OnMobile led a $13 million (nearly ₹95 crore) funding round in Chingari on Thursday. Advertisement"It is our pleasure to have Salman on-board as one of our global brand ambassador and investor. We are confident that our association will power Chingari to scale greater heights in the near future," said Sumit Ghosh, Co-founder and CEO, Chingari. The app currently has more than 56 million users in India. "I like how Chingari has shaped up in such a short span of time, a platform for millions from rural to urban to showcase their unique talents and be seen by another million's in no time," said Salman. AdvertisementChingari allows its users to download and upload videos, chat with friends, interact with new people, share content, browse through feed, and much more. The platform is available in more than 12 vernacular languages along with English and Spanish. "Chingari has always focused on empowering the content creators and builds on its strategy to continuously bring exciting content for all users with more relevant and robust features," said Deepak Salvi, Co-Founder and COO, Chingari. AdvertisementSEE ALSO:Paytm Money set to hire 250 engineers for its new technology centre in PuneGovernment withdraws interest rate cut on small savings schemes in a bizarre u-turnCoursera soars 23% in trading debut following $4.3 billion IPO Rajinikanth to receive the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke award
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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has invested in homegrown short-form video app Chingari, the company announced on Friday.

With Salman as global brand ambassador and investor, Chingari said it is looking to augment its position as the market leader. The company, however, did not disclose the funding amount from Salman.

The news came as Bengaluru-based telecommunication firm OnMobile led a $13 million (nearly ₹95 crore) funding round in Chingari on Thursday.

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“It is our pleasure to have Salman on-board as one of our global brand ambassador and investor. We are confident that our association will power Chingari to scale greater heights in the near future,” said Sumit Ghosh, Co-founder and CEO, Chingari.

The app currently has more than 56 million users in India.

“I like how Chingari has shaped up in such a short span of time, a platform for millions from rural to urban to showcase their unique talents and be seen by another million’s in no time,” said Salman.

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Chingari allows its users to download and upload videos, chat with friends, interact with new people, share content, browse through feed, and much more.

The platform is available in more than 12 vernacular languages along with English and Spanish.

“Chingari has always focused on empowering the content creators and builds on its strategy to continuously bring exciting content for all users with more relevant and robust features,” said Deepak Salvi, Co-Founder and COO, Chingari.

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Paytm Money set to hire 250 engineers for its new technology centre in Pune
Government withdraws interest rate cut on small savings schemes in a bizarre u-turn
Coursera soars 23% in trading debut following $4.3 billion IPO

Rajinikanth to receive the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke award

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