Mirzapur, Comicstaan, Breathe are three most binged Indian Prime Original shows
MUMBAI: Amazon India has unveiled the Best of Prime 2018, highlighting how the programme has evolved and how Prime members across the country enjoyed the benefits and offers throughout the year.
One of the benefits that Prime customers get is the Prime Video streaming service. The e-commerce giant has revealed the best of Prime Video in 2018.
According to Amazon, the three most binged Indian Prime Original series and the top Indian TV shows were Mirzapur, Comicstaan and Breathe. The top cities in India that streamed the most hours of Prime Video were Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Delhi.
The two most binged Prime Original series worldwide include Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan starring John Krasinski and Homecoming starring Julia Roberts.
Amazon Prime Original Inside Edge became the First Indian Show from the Video Streaming Industry to be nominated for the coveted 2018 International Emmy Awards.
Members loved The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and so did the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. With eight Emmy Awards, the series won more than any comedy series ever has for a single season, including “Outstanding Comedy Series.”
Besides English, Prime Video is now available in 6 Indian languages including Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali and Hindi. Prime Video also introduced Hindi, Tamil and Telugu user interfaces which included navigation, browsing, and customer support, in a bid to offer a more localized experience to its customers. A significant selection of Prime Video content now features show descriptions and subtitles in these languages.
As far as Prime Music service is concerned, the members in the country streamed music in 18 Indian and International languages on Prime Music and couldn’t get enough of the hits on Prime Music:
The most streamed artist was Arijit Singh. Prime Members thoroughly enjoyed Amazon Prime Music curated Playlists, with the top 3 favourites being Hot Right Now Hindi, Fresh Hindi and Hot Right Now Pop.
The most streamed playlists in 2018 were – “Hot Right Now Pop” in English, “Hot Right Now Hindi” in Hindi, “Fresh Malayalam” in Malayalam, “Best of Ajay-Atul” in Marathi, “Hot Right Now Punjabi” in Punjabi, “Hot Right Now Tamil” in Tamil and “Fresh Telugu” in Telugu.
Members’ favourite albums included Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Veere Di Wedding and Dhadak. The favourite 2018 songs on the platform included Bom Diggy Diggy (from Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety), Tareefan (from Veere di Wedding) and Dil Chori (from Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety).
The most streamed International artist was Imagine Dragons. The most requested song from 2018 on Prime Music via Alexa in India was ‘Shape of You’ by Ed Sheeran.