Amazon and Eastern India’s biggest production houses, Shree Venkatesh Films today announced a long-term association that makes Amazon Prime Video India the subscription video streaming home for several blockbuster hits and upcoming releases of Shree Venkatesh Films. Prime subscribers will have access to the releases, ‘Khawto’, directed by Kamaleswar Mukherjee starring Bengali Cinema superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee and Raima Sen in lead roles. The film premiered on Amazon Prime Video before its television premiere. Abir Chatterjee starrer detective thriller, ‘Byomkesh Pawrbo’ would also be released on the platform.
Available to Prime members will also be Durga Puja blockbuster hits – ‘Zulfiqar’, a film by Srijit Mukherji with a stellar cast including Prosenjit, Dev, Parambrata, Nusrat, Paoli, Jisshu amongst others and ‘Gangster’, directed by Birsa Dasgupta starring newcomer Yash Dasgupta with Mimi Chakraborty. Creating ripples amongst ‘Byomkesh’ followers, the Bengali thriller directed by Arindam Sil and produced by SVF, ‘Byomkesh Pawrbo’ travails the dark jungles of Dooars solving an enigma of a ghostrider amidst a series of murders in north Bengal. The film stars Abir Chatterjee, Ritwick Chakraborty and Sohini Sarkar in lead roles. With this association, Prime members will have unlimited access to this globally acclaimed content.
“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,” said Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India. “We know our Prime members are going to love the premiere of select top Bengali films on our service before TV.”
“We at SVF (Shree Venkatesh Films) are very excited to collaborate with Amazon Prime Video. SVF holds the biggest and the most recent film library of Bengali entertainment at present. And thus, we look forward to take our content to both Indian & global audiences. This association with Amazon Prime Video would be a step closer to reaching out to cinema lovers all over the world.” said Mahendra Soni, Director, Shree Venkatesh Films.
Existing Prime members in India will also have access to National award winning films like ‘Chokher Bali’ starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Prosenjit; the biggest musical hit of the last decade ‘Saathi’ starring Jeet in the lead; the romantic blockbuster ‘Chirodini Tumije Amar’ starring Rahul and Priyanka; the highly acclaimed film, ‘Autograph’ directed by Srijit Mukherji starring Prosenjit and Nandana Sen, the best of Kaushik Ganguly with ‘Apur Panchali’, ‘Cinemawala’, ‘Chotoder Chobi’ and notably ‘Chander Pahar’ the highest ever box office grosser starring Dev as Shankar.
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