MUMBAI: Star Movies Action, India’s biggest action movie channel is dedicated to bringing the best of Action movie line-up from Hollywood. The channel was launched in June 2013 keeping in mind the action movie buffs, making it the first action movie channel in the English movie category in India. The channel has overtaken long-existing channels in the genre beating them by substantial figures. New movie premieres and the biggest action hits of 2013 are slated to air in 2014 on Star Movies Action.
Kick-starting the New Year on a high note, the channel has announced the television premiere of Iron Man 3 - the highest grossing movie of 2013 that will be aired for the first time on Indian Television on 26th January 2014 at 1PM & 8PM. Other upcoming premieres in the first quarter include The Wolverine,The Man with the Iron Fists and R.I.P.D. The channel has scheduled an action blockbuster premiere every month in 2014 ensuring that its viewers view the best content on the channel.
Action has emerged as a very successful genre along with drama and comedy in India. The action genre acts as a stimulator with the audience driven towards heroes triumphing over their adversaries and justice being served. The popularity of this genre stems from car chases, explosions, fight sequences and death defying stunts that keep the viewers on the edge of their seats. Driven by this, Star Movies Action shows the best of action movies to its viewers in this thrilling segment.
Speaking on the occasion, Kevin Vaz, General Manager – English channels, Star India said, “Indian audiences have continually expressed a preference for action movies. Star Movies Action was conceptualized and launched with this as a driving factor. We have scheduled some of the biggest action premieres of 2013and which is just a preview to the 2014 line-up.”
Star Movies Action has a programming schedule that ensures viewers watch two incredible back to back action movies at 8pm as well as at 10 pm each night, an initiative that has made Star Movies Action a pioneer in the movie channel space. The channel has several other great movie programming coming up for their Indian fans, including blockbuster hits such as The A-Team, Transporter, Aliens Vs Predator, Terminator 3 Death Race, Ghost Rider, True Lies and the Karate Kid 1 along with the complete series of Resident Evil, Taken, Helloby, Rambo and The Hulk franchise.