‘Padmaavat’ premieres on Amazon Prime Video ahead of TV

MUMBAI: Video on demand (VoD) platform Amazon Prime Video has premiered ‘Padmaavat’ on its platform today ahead of its TV premiere. The platform had acquired the digital rights of mega-blockbuster ‘Padmaavat’ from Sanjay Leela Bhansali Films and Viacom18 Motion Pictures.

‘Padmaavat’, which released on 25 January, has premiered on digital in just two months of its theatrical debut.

Amazon Prime Video India Director Content Vijay Subramaniam said, “Our promise to offer the latest, exclusive and the most awaited content to our customers is truly exemplified with bringing Padmaavat to Prime Video, exclusively for our customers. Padmaavat has been one of the biggest releases of the year and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s grand vision came to life through stellar on-screen performances by some of the best talent in Bollywood. We are proud and excited to associate with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Viacom18 Motion Pictures for the worldwide digital premiere of Padmaavat exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.”

Set in the period of the Delhi Sultanate, ‘Padmaavat’ is a rendition of the story of Alauddin Khilji, the second ruler of the Khilji dynasty, and his obsessive love for the queen of Mewar, Rani Padmini. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ‘Padmaavat’ stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapur in the lead, supported by Sanjay Dutt, Jim Sarbh, Sonu Sood, Aditi Rao Hydari and many such extremely talented actors. The film is produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali Films.

Amazon Prime Video has the largest selection of latest and exclusive movies and TV shows, stand-up comedy, ad-free across Indian and Hollywood movies, US TV shows, top/popular Indian and international kids’ shows, award-winning Amazon Prime Video Original shows along with content from top Bollywood, regional, Indian and international studios – all available in one location/service.

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