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SLS Creates Mass Literacy in India

Brij Kothari

Brij Kothari is an Indian academic and a social entrepreneur who has leveraged the ubiquitous presence of television in rural India and the billion-strong Indian population’s appetite for film songs to infuse reading practice into entertainment.

25:09 | 2012

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About Brij Kothari

Brij Kothari is an Indian tech entrepreneur who established PlanetRead, a passionate personal and professional consummation in the form of Same Language Subtitling (SLS) of film songs (music videos). The platform has spread dramatically, making SLS a global phenomenon helping to achieve mass literacy in every region by creating a technological tool that is easily replicable and devoid of any major infrastructural inputs.

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