Amazon Prime Video announces content licensing deal with Paramount in India
Amazon today announced its association with Paramount to offer subscription streaming of Paramount’s new releases and fan-favorite films in India.
Under the deal Amazon will have streaming rights to recent releases such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Star Trek Beyond, and 10 Cloverfield Lane, amongst others. In addition, Prime Video subscribers will also have rotating access to popular movies and classics from Paramount’s renowned library including franchises like Transformers, Indiana Jones, Mission: Impossible, Madagascar, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda.
Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India, said, “Our goal is to provide our customers with the best movies – be it local or international. We are excited to work with Paramount to bring their future slate of films to our Prime Video customers along with some of the most popular movies in film history.”
“We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Amazon to bring our world-class films to fans across India,” said Jonathan Greenberg, SVP Regional Sales Asia Pac, Paramount TV Licensing & Distribution. “Our goal is to deliver our content to viewers how and when they want it and Amazon Prime Video offers an exceptional platform for fans to enjoy new and favorite films on demand.”
Amazon Prime Video recently launched in India with an aim to bring customers the best entertainment experience. To watch these and other new release Hollywood and Bollywood movies, US TV shows, kids’ programming and Amazon Originals, please visit www.PrimeVideo.com or download the Amazon Prime Video app today and sign-up for a 30-day free trial of Prime membership.