Mumbai-based online entertainment company Hungama has partnered with Bengaluru-based SaaS-based startup CoRover in order to offer a new video and audio streaming service to the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) users.\r\n\r\nAccording to the company, it will offer its services through AI-enabled chatbot named \u2018Ask DISHA\u2019 \u00a0which is available on the IRCTC website and mobile app. With this, users will be able to listen to songs and watch videos on Hungama Music by accessing it from the chatbot. \r\n\r\nThe \u2018Ask DISHA\u2019 product was launched by IRCTC in October 2018 as an AI chatbot to answer the queries of the users. The \u2018Ask Disha\u2019 service is available on the right-hand side bottom corner of the IRCTC website.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe chatbot also allows users to resolve their queries in an easy, convenient and responsive manner. It will include a host of features including answering users' queries and 24x7 user support. The service will be available in Hindi as well. \r\n\r\nAlso, CoRover\u2019s Chabot as a Service (CaaS) is available on IRCTC Tourism website with voice support. \u201cThe partnership with Hungama will create new opportunities for our 48 Mn users to avail of good quality entertainment in term of music,\u201d said Ankush Sabharwal, Founder and CEO, CoRover. \r\n\r\nWith this move, Hungama will also get access to a big chunk of IRCTC users. In October 2018, it was reported that IRCTC had sold train tickets online worth INR 28,475 Cr for the year ended March 2018, growing 14% on-year. \r\n\r\nHungama was launched in 1999 as an aggregator, developer, publisher and distributor of Bollywood and South-Asian entertainment content in the world. It offers content under various verticals such as Hungama Music, Hungama Play, Artist Aloud and Hungama Games.\r\n\r\nAccording to Siddhartha Roy, COO, Hungama Digital Media, Hungama Music witnessed a 48% growth in user base, 22% increase in time spent listening per user and 3x growth in the number of streams.\r\n\r\nIt counts companies such as Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Xiaomi as its investors. The investment by Xiaomi in the company marked its first deal in India in 2016. During that time, Hungama had raised $25 Mn in a funding round led by Xiaomi, along with existing investors Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, and ace financial investor and Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala.