Marathi voice-over agency
Marathi voice-over production made simple
We have a good selection of the very best Marathi voice-over talent available, and you’ll find our voice costs and studio rates to be less than many other agencies offering exactly the same service. And we’ll make sure the chosen Marathi voice artist gives you the very best rate for the job, and we’ll negotiate down on repeat fees and broadcast rates on your behalf.
We can record wild, or sync to picture, and deliver the audio back via FTP. When required, we can also re-mix your new Marathi voice-over recording with the existing music and effects track, and send you a fully mixed video soundtrack.
To check the availability of our Marathi voice-artists and to confirm costs, please contact us using the Quick Quote form below, and we’ll respond within the hour. Or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +44(0)118 958 4934.
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Windows Live Messenger video translation in 37 languages
Using the translations and screenshots provided by Lionbridge, Matinée cast and recorded a native female voice artist in 37 languages, and then edited and re-timed the After Effects animations to match the length of the foreign voice tracks.
These videos are now viewed worldwide in over 55 international markets.
Select a voice-over language
Choose English read in a foreign accent
Select a subtitle language
A short history of the Marathi language
Marathi, like most of the Indo-Aryan languages, has its roots in Sanskrit, specifically the Maharashtri Prakit language which evolved from Sanskrit. There were two other Prakit languages – Saurseni and Magadhi.
Maharashtri Prakit was an official language of the Satavahana Empire, and was widely used in western and southern India until around the 9th century. Later it evolved into Maharashtri Apabhramsha, and this was the basis for modern-day Marathi.
The first written examples of the language appeared in the 11th century, and from the 13th century to the mid-20th century it was written using the Modi alphabet. Today it is written using the Devanāgarī alphabet.
Marathi is one of India’s 22 official languages, and the official language of the state of Maharashtra. It is also co-official in the union territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It is widely spoken in neighbouring states, particularly Goa.
How many people speak Marathi as their first language?
It is estimated that there are approximately 90 million Marathi-speakers worldwide, making it the fourth most spoken language in India and the 15th most spoken language in the world.
There are significant Marathi-speaking communities in Israel and Mauritius.
Did you know…
- The major Marathi dialects are Standard Marathi and Warhadi Marathi, but there are several other sub-dialects. These include Ahirani (spoken in West Khandesh), Khandeshi (spoken in East Khandesh), Varhadi (spoken in the Vidarbha region) and Malvani (spoken in the Malvan region).
- The Devanāgarī alphabet used to write Marathi differs slightly from the Devanāgarī alphabets used to write Hindi and other languages. It is called Balbodh and has a couple of extra letters – 52 in total (16 vowels an 36 consonants). Marathi is written from left to right, and uses Western punctuation.
India’s economy is the tenth largest in the world by nominal GDP and the third largest by PPP. India is the 19th largest exporter and the 10th largest importer in the world.
Due to its large population there is still a lot of poverty in the country, despite its economic success. Although India has a growing high-tech sector, around half of the population is employed in agriculture (plus forestry, logging and fishing).
Around 22% of the population works in industry (which accounts for 26% of the GDP), and 27% in the service sector. Over 20 million people work in textile manufacturing.
India was one of the founding members of the World Trade Organisation’s precursor, and is a member of the G20 and BRICS (the association of five major emerging economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).
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