Reliance BigFlicks launches movie rental stores in 6 metros, eyes 30 cities

MUMBAI: Reliance ADAG‘s BigFlicks has launched its VCD and DVD movies rental stores in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chandigarh.

BigFlicks claims to be India‘s largest online and offline movie rental service, offering access to more than 14,000 titles. In addition to international movies, it has titles in Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi and Kannada. The company also provides movie download and free streaming through its site

Movies can be ordered from the stores or through the net; they can be picked up or delivered free of charge. To boot it all, under its membership plans, there is no due date to return a movie and no late return fee, and the delivery is within a day.

BigFicks COO Kamal Gianchandani said, "With the launch of BigFlicks stores in the city, we hope to bring the best of Bollywood, Hollywood, TV shows and music on original VCDs and DVDs to our customers. Organised movie lending would ensure that you have a wide range of music and movies to choose from, with the assurance of quality, on-time delivery and pick ups, thus ensuring a convenient and fulfilling experience."

The company has launched its movie rental services through its online home delivery service as well as a network of retail shops. The roll-out of these services across the top ten cities has begun starting with Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Pune and Mumbai in the current fiscal year. Indore, Kolkata, Chennai and Ahmedabad will soon join the list.

"The store tally is expected to touch 500 by the end of financial year 2008-09 in around 30 cities," Gianchandani added.

In addition, BigFlicks portal ( has introduced entertainment solutions to make Indian cinema, television and music accessible to the overseas non-resident Indian (NRI) population and Indian cinema lovers the world over. The company would also offer download-to-rent and subscription services in its portfolio of operations.

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