Bigflix partners NDTV Lumiere for online film downloads

NEW DELHI: Reliance ADA Group’s online and offline movie rental service and NDTV Lumiere, the world cinema channel from NDTV stable, have joined hands to enable movie downloads across India and the South Asian countries.

Thirty titles from NDTV Lumiere‘s list will be available on the site on a yearly basis at a price of $1.99 per download to rent and $4.49 per download to own.

Viewers can choose to watch films through real-time internet streaming and can alternatively download movies on their personal computers for seven days. This service will be made available across the SAARC territories, which comprises India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Video-on-Demand (movie downloads) business head Murtuza Kagalwala said, "We currently have access to 1500 titles and are looking at aggressively adding world class and rich content to our already existing world cinema titles."

NDTV Imagine senior vice president - new ventures Dhruvank Vaidya added, "After the launch of the channel and the ongoing success of theatrical releases and home videos, this association with is another step in our journey to present these wonderful films to audiences not just in India but also across the SAARC region."

The association with kicks off with the release of Mika Kaurismäki‘s film library.

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