Amazon Prime Video partners with OML to release 14 Stand-up Comedy specials
Bangalore - January 19, 2017 - (NASDAQ:AMZN) - Amazon Prime Video India has partnered with Only Much Louder (OML) and announced a long-term arrangement that will make Prime Video India the subscription streaming home for 14 stand-up comedy specials with India's top comedians. Each of the hour-long specials will debut on the platform exclusively by May 2017 and will be available to viewers on Amazon Prime Video India and globally across 200 countries and territories. With this agreement, Amazon Prime Video will become the one-stop destination for the best stand-up comedy in India.
Mr. Ajay Nair, COO, Only Much Louder at the launch of Amazon Standup specials
“Amazon Prime Video is excited to bring stand-up specials from India’s top comics. Our customers will be delighted with the availability of these 14 comedy specials,” said Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India. “We want to change the way customers consume entertainment by bringing this fantastic collection by OML’s best comedy talent to Prime members exclusively and on-demand.”
Talking about the partnership, Ajay Nair, COO, Only Much Louder, adds “We are very excited to partner with Amazon Prime Video on this series of stand-up specials. Stand-up comedy in India has become massive over the last few years with a huge fan base across the country and the comics have worked tremendously hard to create and perform the funniest material for their fans. Amazon Prime Video is a great destination for fans to watch full hour-long sets of their favourite comics in one go.”
The comedians whose specials will be released as part of this partnership include:
● Sapan Verma (Obsessive Comedic Disorder has already launched on Amazon Prime Video in December 2016 to rave reviews)
● Sorabh Pant (My dad thinks he’s funny has already launched on Amazon Prime Video)
● Kanan Gill
● Kenny Sebastian (Don't be that guy)
● Zakir Khan, (Single magar haq se)
● Biswa Kalyan Rath
● Naveen Richard (Don't make that face)
● Anuvab Pal (Alive at 40)
● Varun Thakur (Vicky this side, Varun that side)
● Azeem Banatwalla (Cometh the hour)
● Neville Shah
● Aadar Malik (Stand up – The Musical)
● S Aravind (Madrasi Da)
● EIC Outrage special, a live show based on EIC's immensely popular EIC Outrage series will be part of the series.
Mr. Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India at the launch of Amazon Standup specials
These specials will be shot at iconic venues across thecountry in the first half of 2017 and two to three specials will be releasedexclusively on Amazon Prime Video every month. Sign-up for your 30-day freetrial on www.PrimeVideo.com ordownload the app today.
Amazon Prime already offers unlimited free One-day andTwo-day delivery to over 100 cities on eligible items from India’s largestselection of products, 30 minutes early access for members on top deals andmore benefits for an unparalleled shopping experience. Customers who are notalready Prime members can learn more about the program at www.amazon.in/prime