Amazon India announced the upping of Bengali movies content with its association with Kolkata-based movie production Shree Venkatesh Films author of Memories in March , Autograph and Refugee.
Amazon Prime Video subscribers will be entitled to Durga Puja or birsa Dsagupta blockbusters. The content offered by the American firm will also have more underground cinema such as Byomkesh Pawrbo.
This association is explained by Nitesh Kripalani, Amazon Prime Video Director in India who commented: “Shree Venkatesh Films is the most successful film and television series production house in East India and we are elated to have their future slate exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. We know our Prime members are going to love the premiere of select top Bengali films on our service before TV”
It is not the first partnership to include Amazon in India. Yash Raj Films, Green Gold and TV Asahi have already concluded a contract with the firm, which is not a beginner in terms of production since they already have 18 Indian original show on their resume.