Organization : Sun Network
Contest Name : Gemini TV Evaru Meelo Koteeswarulu Contest 2021
Applicable For : Residents of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana State
Contest Last Date : April 11, 2021
Website : http://www.sunnetwork.in/emk/
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Gemini TV Evaru Meelo Koteeswarulu Contest
“Evaru Meelo Koteeswarulu” is a quiz-based game show primarily in Telugu language which is being produced by Studio NEXT for initial exhibition on Gemini TV which channel is owned by Sun TV Network Limited.
Who Can Participate?
(i) Any person(s) who participates in the Competition and who has completed eighteen (18) years of age as on March 29,2021;
(ii) is a citizen of India residing in the states of Andhra Pradesh/Telangana, India
(iii) Employees of the Company, Producer, advertising agency, auditors, company’s contractors which have been appointed from time to time, and also employees of the sponsors; and their respective families; persons other than Indian nationals, or Indian nationals living out of India, or those who do not qualify under the definition of resident of India as per the Income Tax Act, 1961 or those not conversant in spoken Telugu, are ineligible to enter the Competition.
First Round Period
** One Competition question having four multiple choice answer options will be aired each day during the promotions of the Show beginning from March 29,2021 to April 11, 2021 (Dates) for mobile telephone subscribers (Airtel/ / BSNL/ / Vodafone Idea/ Jio) of AP & Telangana, and users that register using the Sun NXT application available on iOS and Android platforms through the methods stated in point 5 below(“First Round Period”) i.e. a total of fourteen (14) unique questions will be asked during the First Round Period.
** SMS acceptance, online and mobile app acceptance for each question of the First Round Period shall be open for the next twenty-four (24) hours i.e., beginning from 8:15:00 PM (IST) to next day 7:45:00 PM (IST) only every day during the First Round Period.
Detailed timelines are as below Question timelines for First Round Period (where all viewers of AP & Telangana can participate through aforesaid modes.)
|Question||Lines open Date||Lines open Time||Lines close Date||Lines close Time|
How to Participate?
** The registrations using the Sun NXT application for iOS / Android platforms and/or SMS (together referred to as “Entry”) for participating should have been completed on or before closing of the defined timelines in order to be considered as a valid entry
** The cellular number from which the registration is received or has been input by the Registrant(s) will be used as unique identification number received to identify the Registrant.
Valid Entries sent each day shall only be considered for the random selection process for that day (a day is defined as a 24 hour period commencing from 8:15:00 PM to 7:45:00 PM the next day for First Round Period.
** Only the first valid entry will be considered for each mobile number registered through each mode of entry for each call for entry question.
** To participate in the Competition, the Registrant has to give the correct answer by choosing the correct option and sending the Entry in the manner prescribed in the grid below and as stated in the promotions of the Show
|Mode of participation||Dial in numbers to be used|
|Sun NXT App||As per the flow defined in the Sun NXT app|
The SMS rates for participation are as follows:
For 509093– Upto Rs 3/- per SMS**
The short code 509093 is available on the following operators:
Airtel, BSNL, Jio & Vodafone Idea in select circles
Answer Through SMS
First Round Period :
SMS EMKOPTION(A/B/C/D)Age(completed years as on March 29,2021)Gender (M/F/O)State(AP/TS/O) to 509093
For e.g. EMK A 24 M AP
** The following data fields will be stored (1) Number from which SMS is received(2) Message (3) date of receipt (4) time of receipt (5) response sent (valid/invalid)
** In case of error in SMS format, the response message will read on the lines of “Invalid keyword. SMS EMK A/B/C/D Age M/F/O to 509093.TnC on www.sunnetwork.in/emk Up to Rs 3/SMS.”
** The acknowledgement message for entries sent in the prescribed format will read on the lines of as “Thanks. If selected EMK Team will contact you in 5days. 1st valid entry from a mobile number will be considered per question”
Participate using Sun NXT App
** Download the Sun NXT application from the Google play store / Apple App store. Please note, the application download is free of cost, however data charges may apply. For further details please contact your service provider.
** Once the app is installed, click the app to open and in the Home page, there will be a thumbnail promoting “EMK with To participate click here”. Once the thumbnail is clicked, the contest page will open.
** The question will not be displayed in the app, viewer has to watch Gemini TV to know the question. Answers for the questions will be displayed in the app and the viewer has to select the correct option, from the option (A/B/C/ D)
** Please select your age from the options provided. Please note that only those Registrants will be considered for participation in the show who have completed 18 years of age as on March 29, 2021.
** Please select your gender between Male or Female
** Please select your state between AP, Telangana and others
** Please choose your District of AP, Telangana and others
** Please enter your mobile number in the option given. Please note that we will be able to get in touch with you only if the mobile number you have inputed is correct and registered with the service provider in India.
** A total of approximately 20,000 valid correct entries will be selected by the randomizer software from all entries received during the First Round Period
** While multiple entries from the same mobile telephone number will be considered by the randomizer software, once a mobile telephone number is chosen, it would not be chosen the second time during any of the rounds.
** The Valid Entries will be shortlisted by the randomizer on a daily basis from the Valid Entries received for each day (defined as the period from 8:15:00 PM to 7:45:00 PM the next day.
** The shortlisting of Valid Entries by the randomizer will use the pre-defined reservation criteria on reasonable endeavors basis which is as follows
** A total of approximately 14,400 valid correct entries of the Registrants received from the First Round Period will be called-back by telephone on the number used for registration as per the details available with the Company, during the period commencing from March 29, 2021 to April 11, 2021.
Level 3 Individual
On successful completion of Level 1 and Level 2, all selected Registrants will be evaluated and shortlisted by the randomizer on pre-defined reservation criteria, and approximately 2000 Registrants for First Round Period will be selected to attend the Audition venue as Auditionees.
In the event there are less than the required number of Registrants, the Registrants with less than the required number of correct answers may be selected by the randomizer.
In the event of a tie, the answer to the ‘nearest to’ questions will be used to select the correct entry. In case of a tie in the ‘nearest-to’ question also, the Company will select the Auditionees on a random basis or any other method that they think is reasonable.
The selection of Registrants to attend the Audition venues as Auditionees by the randomizer will use the pre-defined reservation criteria on reasonable endeavors basis which is as follows:
Document Verification :
In the event the Registrant is available, the CCE will ask the Registrants to carry with them the following documents:
1. 4 recent passport sized color photographs of the Auditionee
2. For valid name proof (any one of the following)
** PAN Card along with Birth certificate
** Voter ID or
** Driver’s License
** UID / Aadhar card
3. For Valid address proof (any one of the following)
** Landline Phone / Electricity Bill
** Voter ID
** Driver’s License or
** Ration card
** UID / Aadhar card
4. 2 recent passport sized color photographs each of four Phone/Video A Friend Candidate(s). The Video A Friend Candidate(s) must have completed 18 years of age as on March 29, 2021 residing in India and of Indian nationality.
Subject to completion of formalities as prescribed by Company, the Auditionees will have to go through entrance test which comprises of two rounds viz. Written Test and Video Audition.
If the Auditionees fail to complete both the Written Test and Video Audition then he/she shall be disqualified from further participation.
Written Test for the Individuals :
** The Auditionees will be seated in a hall for the entrance test
** The doors to the room will shut at 9.00 am or at such time as the Company may decide in its sole discretion. Auditionees arriving later than such time will not be eligible for participation in the Auditions.
** The Auditionees will be given a certain fixed amount of time to fill out their answer options (A / B / C / D), on their answer sheet
** In the event the answer sheet is lost, unreadable, incomplete or untraceable e.g., the Auditionee’s name / number is not mentioned on it, such Auditionee may be disqualified
Video Audition :
** Each of the Auditionees will have to undergo a personal interview
** The Video Auditions will be taped for future reference by the Company/Producer
** In the event of any unforeseen loss of recordings, Producers at its own discretion may request Auditionees to appear for a repeat Audition session
** The Producer and Company reserve the right to increase / decrease / alter the number of Auditionees at any audition centre
** Two member jury i.e. one representative each from Studio NEXT and the Company will evaluate all the Auditionees on the basis of the answer sheets and the recorded footages of the Video Audition of the Auditionees. Shortlisted Auditionees from this evaluation round will be evaluated by the 2nd evaluation jury.
** The 2nd evaluation shall be performed by a three member jury i.e. one representative each from Studio NEXT, the Company and an independent member (“Judges”).
The Judges will select the Participants on the basis of the answer sheets and the recorded footages of the Video Audition of the Auditionees. Two lists of Participants will be selected for the Fastest Finger First round, out of which one list of Participants will be used for replacement purposes.
** In addition to this a “Back-up Participant(s)” will be selected to participate in the Show, in case any selected Participant does not appear for the shoot, for any reason
** Also, 15 Auditionees will be shortlisted from Hyderabad (again in descending order of performance evaluation) as “stand-bys” in order to replace any confirmed shortlisted Auditionee who is a “no-show” on the day of the shoot
** The number of Participants to be selected per week for the Fastest Finger First Round are as under:
i. 8 Participants for each week comprising of 4 (four) episodes per week