Internet proliferation in India to boost online movie watching
Spuul.com, the popular streaming service for Indian movies and TV shows
online, today announced an agreement with Yash Raj Films (YRF), to make
the Studio’s movie catalogue available on Spuul. Bollywood buffs
worldwide may now watch YRF’s blockbusters like Dilwale Dulhania Le
Jayenge, Dil To Pagal Hai, Dhoom and Band Baaja Baaraat,
amongst others, on their desktops and mobile devices with Spuul.
The proliferation of the Internet, together with the growing popularity
of smartphones and tablets, has catalyzed demand for Indian movies
online. India is expected to have the world’s second largest Internet
user base by 2015 and mobile Internet is expected to reach 165 million
users from the current 87M*. Spuul is harnessing these trends to offer
netizens, especially young tech savvy users, the convenience of anytime,
anywhere access to their favorites movies.
Commenting on the deal Mr. S. Mohan, co-founder of Spuul, said, “It’s
great to partner with Yash Raj Films, a Studio that has produced some of
Indian cinema’s finest and most memorable movies. From old classics like
‘Kabhi Kabhie’ and ‘Silsila’ to new-age smash-hits like ‘Ek Tha Tiger’
and ‘Ishaqzaade’ we are delighted to offer our users such a robust
collection of movies and will continue to work with our partners to
regularly expand our offering.”
“In line with the evolving digital landscape, we endeavor to have our
content present on all legitimate digital touch-points globally. A
digital distribution platform like Spuul, provides us a window to
connect with our viewers and also enable them to access our evergreen
catalogue of films at their convenience,” said Mr. Anand Gurnani,
General Manager - Digital & New Media, Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd.
Spuul.com makes popular Indian movies available via it’s web service at www.spuul.com,
it’s free Facebook app and it’s free iOS mobile app. Other YRF titles on
Spuul include Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, Chak De
India, Dhoom, Fanaa, Saathiya and more. For more visit www.spuul.com
* Source: Internet and Mobile Association of India
Spuul is an online entertainment service dedicated to streaming Indian
movies and TV shows. In addition to a large selection of free movies,
Spuul offers Specials that are pay-per-view movies and a Premium monthly
subscription option. New titles are added weekly.
About Yash Raj Films:
Yash Raj Films (YRF) is India’s premier independent Studio
conglomerate & an integral part of the entertainment business in India.
The Company’s core lies in the production and distribution of some of
the industry’s highest grossing films. With international offices, YRF
handles the global distribution of its own films. The Company also has
dedicated in-house divisions and a state-of-the-art fully integrated
Studio focused on the creation and dissemination of content.
Find out more on www.yashrajfilms.com