Amazon buys global streaming rights of Salman Khan’s future films
MUMBAI: Amazon Prime Video today announced a first-of-its-kind, worldwide exclusive content deal with Salman Khan Ventures. This landmark deal with the Sultan of Bollywood makes Amazon Prime Video the exclusive streaming home of future titles of Salman Khan commencing with the recently released Tubelight.
All films from Salman Khan Ventures released after Tubelight will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video first, straight after the theatrical release and two months before satellite/ television broadcast or any other form of distribution. Apart from the new releases, existing blockbuster titles like Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Kick, Jai Ho and Hero will also be available on Amazon Prime Video.
Amazon Video India director and country head Nitesh Kripalani said, “This is another big step to change the way how Indian customers consume entertainment with Salman’s movies coming first to Prime Video customers, before their television broadcast.”
Prime Video head of content – Asia Pacific James Farrell said, “India is a top priority market for Amazon and we believe that this love India has for films, the passion, the energy and the talent of India needs to be on a worldwide stage for thr global audience.”
Khan added, “Amazon Prime Video reaches over 200 countries and territories and I am happy to collaborate with Amazon Prime.”