03 August 2019, Mumbai: India’s acclaimed gaming and entertainment center, Smaaash, hosted kids from Smile Foundation along with ace actor Manish Paul who spent his afternoon playing with the kids and entertaining them. Smaaash took great pleasure by hosting gaming and lunch for 40 children from Smile Foundation along with a fun filled session with the multitalented television anchor Manish, who celebrated his birthday with Smile Foundation kids at Smaaash.
The kids had a joyous time indulging in various fun activities and playing games like bowling, go karting, cricket, the newly launched trampoline and various other arcade games.
The delectable lunch was followed by a cake cutting and a photo session with versatile actor Manish Paul who made the children unwind to their fullest.
Smaaash takes great pleasure in appreciating Smile Foundations commendable efforts and selfless work towards the betterment and future of these underprivileged children.
Commenting on the initiative, Mr Abhishek Agarwal, Head of Marketing said, “At Smaaash we believe, it is all about making a difference in someone else’s life and bringing a smile on their face. Our collaboration with Smile Foundation is one such effort towards bringing smile and joy to the underprivileged kids by giving them a splendid time at Smaaash which they can cherish for the rest of their lives. It is our privilege to be a part of this association. And having a presence of a great talented actor, Manish Paul truly brings in an extra topping on the cake.”
“We are happy that Smaaash has given our children a window to a world they don’t always get to see in their usually very ordinary lifestyles. We believe that it is important to recognize the importance of equipping every child with a strong learning foundation to help them cope well with future and manage families and communities around them,” said Santanu Mishra, co-founder and executive trustee at Smile Foundation.
“All our programmes within Smile Foundation are designed with the aim of empowering children and youth with strong education, good health, overall confidence and personality development to make them self sustainable and complete leaders for tomorrow. The idea is to ensure access to quality early childhood development programmes to prepare them for bigger life goals,” he said.
Launched in 2012, SMAAASH is one of India’s acclaimed gaming and entertainment centers that blends sports, virtual reality, music and dining into an immersive, evolved, interactive and innovative social experience for family, friends and children alike. Helmed by its creative ideator, ShripalMorakhia, SMAAASH is renowned in the field of sports simulation technology and proprietary gamification technologies such as a unique twilight bowling zone, motor racing and bike racing simulators and the go-karting tracks (in Mumbai & Gurgaon)
Being a virtual reality led entertainment gaming center – vastly credited to its in-house research and production capabilities, head mounted displays are used to produce games such as Walk the Plank, Finger Coaster, Cockpit 360 etc.
Recently, SMAAASH has acquired 100% stake in bluO entertainment (a premium bowling and entertainment format). The acquisition marks the doubling of the area under SMAAASH management from 276,000 square feet to approximately around 600,000 square feet in India. With its current presence in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Noida and Ludhiana, SMAAASH also touted as one of India’s entertainment powerhouse in foreign shores with its Mall of America launch. Apart from this, SMAAASH has also acquired a 100% stake in SVM Bowling and Gaming, a popular bowling and entertainment format operated by SVM Private Limited. We are now present in 13 cities and are now 26 centers in total.
SMAAASH implores the child in you to joyously revel in an unmatched range of activities ranging from highly interactive sports simulators to many more thrilling and recreational attractions. Redefining sports entertainment and customer engagement with ground-breaking entertainment ideas and novel dining concepts, SMAAASH has something for everyone anyone of any age making it a perfect destination for “kids” of all ages.
About Smile Foundation:
Smile Foundation is a national level development organization benefitting over 750,000 underprivileged children, their families and the community directly through 350 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment across 1000 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families and the community.