With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Monday, December 03, 2012

ACF 1743: Bollywood Blockbusters from Eros Entertainment on Verizon FiOS

Bollywood Blockbusters from Eros Entertainment
Available A La Carte on Verizon FiOS;
New feature complements monthly subscription
option for Verizon FiOS TV customers

International Media Distribution, a leading provider of in-language and multi-ethnic programming in the U.S., and Eros International, the largest international distributor of Indian films worldwide, have announced that Verizon FiOS TV customers can now enjoy Bollywood Hits On Demand movie titles on an individual basis without a monthly subscription.

In April 2012, Verizon began offering Bollywood Hits On Demand to FiOS TV subscribers for $7.99 per month, with unlimited access to a variety of entertainment choices from Eros Entertainment. Starting this month, fans of the Hindi-language films and entertainment can order select movies a la carte, as part of FiOS TV Video On Demand. This additional service offers customers the alternative of ordering individual movies at $4.99 each for new releases and $2.99 each for library titles.  Each month, four titles are offered.

“Verizon FiOS customers who want to enjoy Bollywood movies from time to time can now do so without having to commit to a monthly package,” said Ken Naz, President North America, Eros International. “Eros and International Media Distribution are pleased to expand the availability and enjoyment of Bollywood blockbusters, including many new releases, to as wide an audience as possible in an unparalleled all-digital and on-demand TV experience.  We hope these films will find new audiences with mainstream viewers sampling the genre for the first time to discover the spectacular world of Bollywood at home.”

FiOS TV customers can find Bollywood Hits On Demand in the Premium Channels video-on-demand folder under Bollywood Music & Movies.  The a la carte offerings can be found in the Movies section by going to the International folder and selecting Bollywood.  Most of the new release titles are available before their DVD debut. 

Upcoming new releases available a la carte include:

Who's There
Starring Rajbeerr Singh and Kalpana Mathur, the film centers on a man haunted by the ghost of his wife's ex-boyfriend. Hindi, subtitled in English. Available now until December 6, 2012.

The relationship between three friends becomes complicated when friendship turns into lust and then leads to love, starring Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan. Hindi, subtitled in English. Available now until December 20, 2012.

 Additional library titles include:

Three city students go missing in a small village and following pressure from the media, the government reluctantly launches an investigation into their disappearance. Hindi, subtitled in English. Available now until December 13, 2012.

Ek Shriman Ek Shrimati
Deepali is loved by two men, but one of them is not what he appears to be.  With the help of her uncle, the truth is exposed and she realizes who loves her truly. Hindi, subtitled in English. Available now until December 27, 2012.

To order, FiOS TV customers can access individual films for purchase or subscribe to Bollywood Hits On Demand’s monthly package right on the TV screen with their remote control.

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