Hungama Play partners with NBCUniversal; announces an incredible line-up of blockbuster movies


Iconic movies like Despicable Me, Shrek 2, The Theory of Everything, American Pie 2, and more, to be available on Hungama Play in various languages over the next few months

Widely and critically acclaimed films from NBCUniversal such as the Bourne franchise, Jurassic franchise and The Mummy franchiseare just some of the titles now available on Hungama Play

Chennai, 16thSeptember2019: Hungama Play, a premium video on demand platform owned by Hungama Digital Media, today announced a partnershipwith NBCUniversalto releasea slewof criticallyacclaimed and blockbuster hit movies from the studio. As part of this agreement, movies such as the BAFTA® and Academy Award® winningfilms from the Bourne franchise, the Jurassicfranchiseand The Mummyfranchise, areallnow available to stream on the platform. Giving the films a wider audience, Hungama Play will also make certain titlesavailable in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

Over the next few months, Hungama Play will also launchnumerousNBCUniversal feature films such as Back to the Future,American Pie 2,Shrek 2,The Theory of Everything,King Kong,Despicable Meand Despicable Me 2,among others.

Besides Hungama Play, the movies will be available to stream through Hungama Play on Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV,AirtelXstream, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Tata Sky Binge and Android Smart TVs. Additionally, Hungama’s strategic association with Xiaomi will also enable users to watch the movies via Hungama Play on Mi TV.

Speaking about the association, Siddhartha Roy, COO, Hungama Digital Media, said, “Hungama Play always strives to provide a diverse, multi-lingual and multi-genre library of content. Our strategic content partnership with NBCUniversal will aid us in expanding our library and offer our audience a chance to experience their favourite movies in multiple languages. We are hopeful that the latest additions will introduce our viewers to content that transcends language and geography barriers.” 

Belinda Menendez, President & Chief Revenue Officer, Global Distribution and International,NBCUniversal, said, “NBCUniversal prides itself on engaging and immersive storytelling that captivates and enthrallsviewers around the world. We are proud to offer our most-watched movies on Hungama Play andpartner with them to make our world-class content available to a wider audience in India.”

The movie line-up will also include legendary science-fiction, adventure and action filmssuch as The Chronicles of Riddick,BattleshipOblivionandIncredible Hulk.Comediesincluding Land of the Lost and Liar Liar, in addition to supernatural horror films such as Ouija, will also be available toviewers.

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