“This is our first Streaming Partner from India to launch on ScreenHits TV and we couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Hulse. The partnership deal was facilitated through Moviegoers Entertainment, a UK based Film & TV Distribution company founded by experienced Indian media professional, Pranab Kapadia, which was recently appointed to exclusively lead Alliances, Partnerships, Integrations and On-Boarding for all Indian Language Content Streaming Partners and OTT players for ScreenHits TV.
ScreenHits TV allows subscribers to integrate and manage many of their favourite TV/online streaming subscriptions such asNetflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, StarzPlay, Moviesphere, Paramount Plus to name a few; AVOD and live channels in both easy-to-use tablet app, desktop versions and soon smart TV’s. Consumers can now easily see what is trending; share recommendations with friends and discover content across all their streaming subscriptions. The user will also have automatic access to premium content channels and Live TV. ScreenHits TV provides a simple, easy to use traditional EPG (Electronic Programming Guide) with key cost saving benefits.
The new ScreenHits TV app will allow subscribers to watch live premium TV channels and thousands of shows and films with discounts offered across a number of subscriptions, including: Amazon Prime and Disney+, Fubo TV, IndieFlix and Now TV, with cost savings up to 25% per month with new premium bundles added regularly.
Simply South recently premiered Blockbuster film ‘Master’ starring Superstar Vijay also referred to by fans and media as ‘Thalapathy’. Vijay is amongst the most popular celebrities in India. He has acted in over 64 films as lead actor and won several awards. Despite ‘Master’ releasing in pandemic in January 2021, it grossed over US$ 6mn in Cinemas in International Markets. ‘Master’ and several other blockbusters are available on Simply South at monthly subscription packs.
Commenting on the association, Pranab Kapadia, Director Moviegoers Entertainment Limited said, “We are excited to announce the launch of our first Channel Partner from India, Simply South on ScreenHits TV. Simply South was founded by Anish Wadhwa serving content in Tamil, Telugu & Malayalam languages, catering to a loyal, passionate & film crazy South Indian diaspora. As more players come on board, we aim to build a compelling Asian Bundle consisting of leading content players from the Indian sub-continent”.
Rose Hulse said, “When we set out to make ScreenHits TV the go to place to find the best content, we wanted to ensure we were bringing the best content globally to our customers and even more so, to bring a bit home with premium local film and TV content to those living abroad. I am proud to say that the addition of Simply South to our lineup is delivering on that goal and we look forward to promoting this content to our subscribers.”
“Our sole purpose, at Simply South, has been to bring seamless, unlimited South Indian entertainment to the Indian diaspora across the world. We are thrilled to be collaborating with ScreenHits TV, to get closer to this goal and fight the war against piracy”, said Anish Wadhwa, Business Owner at Simply South.” BizAsiaLive