Tambola, online antakshari: Community gaming on the rise in times of social distancing

WION Web Team New Delhi Mar 25, 2020, 09.36 PM(IST)

Community and social media gaming are on the rise Photograph:( Instagram )

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Videos on social media have been going viral which shows people in Italy and India playing Tambola across balconies and buildings in certain neighbourhoods.

In times of social isolation, when everyone is stuck to their respective homes, passing time can become a bit of a task. Sure you have the internet, the TV and books to give you company but these too after a point can become monotonous.

With most cities across the world locking down amid the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, people have found unique ways of being connected to each other. Community gaming is on the rise amid the outbreak of coronavirus where people are observing social distancing yet interacting with neighbours and playing games from the confinements of their homes.

Videos on social media have been going viral which shows people in Italy and India playing Tambola across balconies and buildings in certain neighbourhoods.

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Even Bollywood actors have taken up age-old musical game Antakshari in the age of social distancing.

Stars like Tiger Shroff, Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and others have been sharing videos of them singing and tagging more stars to keep the game going. #QuarantineAntakshari, some of them are clearly not musically inclined but then there are few who have surprised us with their beautiful voices.

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