Mumbai: Soon your queries will be answered by Bollywood’s “Angry Young man”, superstar Amitabh Bachchan in Alexa. Amazon has partnered with Bachchan to create a unique celebrity voice experience, the company noted in an official release. This is the first time that the software will be using the voice of an Indian actor.
Bachchan joins Samuel L. Jackson, who was made the first ever Alexa celebrity voice in September last year. However, Jackson’s Alexa voice is available only in English (US). Amazon has clarified that Bachchan’s Alexa voice will be limited to India only and in Hindi. Not sure if Bachchan will speak in English.
Amazon users in India will be able to access Bachchan’s voice on Alexa by purchasing the ‘Amitabh Bachchan voice experience’. In other words, if you wish Bachchan to me your Alexa’s voice you must pay. The payment or package details are yet to be revealed by Amazon.