Dish TV inks deal with Disney for movies on-demand

MUMBAI: Disney Media Distribution India has extended its strategic partnership with Dish TV to bring Disney’s portfolio of movies on-demand to subscribers of Dish TV.

Dish TV subscribers can now enjoy a range of current and library live-action and animated features on a pay-per-view basis. These movies will be available to Dish TV subscribers across India in a choice of up to four languages – English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
The selection of movies includes the two latest billion-dollar box-office hits Alice in Wonderland and Toy Story 3, as well as films like Prince of Persia and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.

Over the next few months, some movies that will be made available on the platform are TRON: Legacy and Tangled. In addition, a number of library titles will also be made available to Dish TV subscribers.

“Our alliance with Disney is in line with our goal to offer world class and superior content to our nine million subscribers. We offer the largest number of movies on our platform and it is our constant endeavor to present the latest and best of Hollywood & Bollywood movies. There is a huge fan following of Disney movies in India and we are pleased to offer our subscribers healthy and wholesome entertainment. Movie On Demand today has undoubtedly emerged as one of the popular mediums to enjoy movies in the theatre like experience with true digital picture quality ordered at convenience,” said Dish TV COO Salil Kapoor.

“We are committed to leveraging exciting technologies to deepen our reach with audiences across India. Through this partnership, we are pleased to build on our strategic association with Dish TV, to create yet another exciting touch point for kids and families, to access our world class content, at their own convenience,” said Disney Media Distribution India vice president and general manager Raju Venkataraman.