Youtube, the leader in online video, has opened its doors to four more Indian languages, viz Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, & Telugu.
These four languages are spoken by almost 200 million Indians. This also takes the total of available languages on YouTube to 58.
Prior to adding these languages, Youtube was available in 5 Indian languages viz Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, & Tamil.
YouTube is not only adding more language support. The site is also working with various creators to produce content in these languages.
For Telugu, Youtube has more than hundres films of Tollywood cinema, as well as partners like vegetarian cooking channel Gayatrivantillu who make videos for the web & have a growing global audience.
For Kannada, Shemaroo Kannada & Anand Audio bring you music, drama, comedy & more to your homepage guide.
For Malayalam, there are channels like Metro Matinee Videos & Hungama Malayalam.
For news, YouTube’s partners with TV 9 which provide news in both Kannada & Gujarati, and TheTimesKerala which offers clips in Malayalam.