CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Media Distribution (IMD) and Eros International announced today that Comcast is offering a selection of Bollywood titles from Eros International free of charge from now through October 29 to all digital Xfinity TV customers. This special limited time viewing opportunity is being offered in celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. The free Bollywood titles are available through Xfinity On Demand > Multicultural > Bollywood Hits Free.
To view the complete SVOD service and to order the Bollywood Hits On Demand monthly subscription package, Xfinity TV customers can go to Xfinity On Demand > Premium Channels > Bollywood Hits. The regular monthly price for Bollywood Hits On Demand is $12.99 per month which includes unlimited access to 100 hours of Bollywood each month via Xfinity On Demand and online at xfinitytv.com. A special discounted price of $9.99 per month is available for customers who also subscribe to a South Asian premium channel with Comcast.
"We are happy to share the gift of Bollywood with new audiences during this holiday time of Diwali celebrations from coast to coast," said Ken Naz, President, Eros International. "It is our hope that customers will crave more Bollywood and subscribe to the monthly service to enjoy dozens of entertainment choices On Demand and online with Xfinity TV."
The movies offered during this special Bollywood viewing opportunity include:
(2014) - A sweet and quiet housewife endures slights from her well-educated husband and daughter every day because of her inability to understand English. Starring Sridevi, Mehdi Nebbou and Adil Hussain.
(2011) - Janardhan Jakhar dreams of making it big as a rock star and seeks out the pain and tragedy to propel his music beyond the realm of the ordinary. Starring Ranbir Kapoo, Nargis Fakhri, and Shammi Kapoor.
(2012) - Trying to make sense of his wayward life, Vicky Arora takes on a new job...as a sperm donor. Starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Annu Kapoor, and Yami Gautam.
Table No. 21
(2013) - Who is Khan? Will Vivaan and Siya survive the game and win 21 crores? Your reservation has been made at Table No.21; come find out and don't be late! Starring Rajeev Khandelwal, Tena Desae, Paresh Rawal.
Pay-per-view titles are also available for purchase each month, with new movies priced at $4.99 and older movies priced at $2.99. October movies include:
(2014) When Guru's wife is murdered by a serial killer, he sets out on a destructive path to find the killer and get revenge.
(2014) In this sequel to the 2011 blockbuster Singham, an honest, but ferocious police officer returns to the force as the Deputy Commissioner with a plan to wipe out injustice.
Second Marriage Dot Com
(2012) The only child of a single parent embarks on a journey to get his widowed father married in order to put an end to his prolonged loneliness.
(2009) Amidst the chaos and tragedy of the 2005 Mumbai floods, two ex-lovers are reunited after six years apart and realize they are meant to be together.
About Eros International:
Eros is an integrated player in the rapidly growing Indian media and entertainment sector, involved in the acquisition and distribution of filmed entertainment content across current and emerging formats including theatres, home entertainment, television and new media.
Established in 1977 with a vision to become the gateway for Indian content worldwide and Hollywood content in India, Eros has over three decades of market experience in creating a global platform for Indian cinema. In 2006, Eros became the first Indian media company to obtain a listing on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange. Eros operates in five continents and over 50 countries with offices throughout India, the United Kingdom, USA, UAE, Singapore, Australia, Fiji and the Isle of Man. For further information please visit: www.erosplc.com
About Bollywood Hits On Demand:
Bollywood Hits On Demand is a subscription video on demand service available throughout the United States. Monthly subscription fees vary by operators. Bollywood Hits On Demand is a partnership between International Media Distribution, a leading provider of in-language and multi-ethnic programming in the U.S. and Eros International, the largest international distributor of Indian films worldwide. Bollywood Hits On Demand features exciting new Bollywood blockbusters and allows unlimited access to hundreds of choices each month. Users are able to watch their favorite films, hit songs, popular TV and variety shows with the convenience of total control to start, stop, pause, rewind and fast-forward on their schedule. New titles are available each week for unlimited viewing. For operator availability, trailers, schedules and more, visit www.mybhod.com.
Elizabeth Ruiz, International Media Distribution
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