A new venture in the online ticketing space, TicketPlease.com, will be launched on the 10th of January 2011; according to a press release, the ticketing business will cover movies, concerts, plays and sports events, and is being launched by Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan. The site will also feature film reviews, celebrity news, online chats, blogs, videos and photographs, and retail DVDs, music CDs and movie merchandise.
While the nature of Devgan’s involvement with the venture isn’t specific (the press release is vague and low on detail), a check on Linkedin reveals the following: TicketPlease.com is a venture of OneUp Arts Pvt. Ltd, part of Bollywood producer Nitin Manmohan’s OneUp group. The website will launch with Devgan buying the first tickets for the upcoming movie “Yamla Pagla Deewana”, which is produced by Manmohan.