Mumbai: Amazon Prime Video India has signed an exclusive deal with Suriya’s 2D Entertainment. As part of this collaboration, the next four Tamil movies from 2D Entertainment will premiere directly on Prime Video worldwide over the next four months.
2D Entertainment’s upcoming titles will mark their direct-to-service world premieres on Amazon Prime Video.
The line-up includes titles like ‘Jai Bhim’ (November 2021) – a legal drama starring Suriya along with Prakash Raj, Rao Ramesh, Lijomol Jose, Rajisha Vijayan and Manikandan. ‘Udanpirappe’ (October 2021) – a family drama starring Sasi Kumar, Jyotika, Samudrakani, Soori, Kalaiyarasan, Niveditha Sathish and Siddhu. ‘Raman Aandalum Ravanan Aandalum’ (September 2021) – a satire comedy drama starring Ramya Pandian, Vani Bhojan, Mithun Manickam and Vadivel Murugan. ‘Oh My doG’ (December 2021) – a kid’s film starring Arnav Vijay, Arun Vijay, Vijay Kumar, Mahima Nambiar and Vinay Rai.
“At Prime Video, we have one of the largest libraries of Tamil movies in the country,” said Amazon Prime Video director and head of content, Vijay Subramaniam. “This association comes on the back of the incredible love that 2D Entertainment’s Soorarai Pottru and Ponmangal Vandhal received from audiences worldwide. Our local language movies, over the past year, have broken viewership records to register 50 per cent of audiences outside their home state. International viewers accounted for up to 20 per cent of total audiences of local language direct-to-service films.”
2D Entertainment, founder and producer, actor, Suriya said, “The past year has been transformative. Given unprecedented circumstances, we innovated on different models of release. Amazon emerged as the chosen streaming service for 2D’s latest film launches. We are happy to take this collaboration even further with Amazon Prime Video.”