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After Amazon announced that its video streaming service, Amazon Prime Video is launching in India, a lot of speculation has anticipation had built up on when the subscription based service will launch.
While it was earlier thought the video-streaming service was going to go live on Diwali, but it would be sometimes later.
Instead, Amazon will be hosting an extravagant ceremony at an up-scale hotel in Mumbai on November 9 to launch the service.
Sources said, Amazon has roped in Karan Johar for the official launch, whose movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil releases on Diwali Weekend.
The company has also come into a deal with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions to own exclusive rights to stream all upcoming and past movies under the Dharma banner.
In addition, Amazon will make announce more details about Bahubali: The Lost Legends, the first Amazon original animated series for Amazon Prime Video users in India.
Amazon’s Prime Video service is viewed as a viable rival to Netflix. It has some interesting originals like the Man on the High a castle and also soon the Grand Tour will debut on is service which features former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.