Tata Sky, India’s innovative content distribution platform, has been at the forefront in offering subscribers interesting and niche Bengali content, bringing out Bangla Garbo. Towards fulfilling this initiative, Tata Sky recently launched Tata Sky Bangla Cinema and Tata Sky Kids Cinema.
Tata Sky Bangla Cinema offers subscribers the biggest archive of Bengali movies, from classics to the latest blockbusters, and is the only such service in HD. It showcases films by renowned directors such as Ritwik Ghatak, Mrinal Sen, Tapan Sinha, Rituparno Ghose and actors such as Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Prosenjit, Rituparna, Koyel Mullick, Tapas Paul, Satabdi Roy, Mithun Chakraborty and other stalwarts of the Indian cinema among others. The service recently added acclaimed short films by Satyajit Ray across categories such as Feluda, Social, Bhoutik along with all-time favourites such as Ambersen Antardhan Rahasya, Class friend, Mayurkanthi Jelly and many others.
Catering to a huge need gap, Tata Sky announced India’s first kids movie service called ‘Tata Sky Kids Cinema’, an ad-free service dedicated exclusively to showcasing the best of children’s movies from not just India but around the world. Tata Sky Kids’ Cinema’ promises to thrill, entertain and enlighten not only children but for the entire family too with a carefully-curated library of content by Children’s Film Specialist – Monica Wahi, featuring a range of Indian and International movies in multiple languages.
Arun Unni, Chief Content Officer, Tata Sky, said, “With the launch of Tata Sky Bangla Cinema, Tata Sky has brought culture and literature-rich content with movies and Rabindro sangeet to homes, that appeal to Bengalis. Similarly, Tata Sky Kids Cinema aims to fill the gap of providing content that is fun and meaningful for both parents and kids which entertains and enlightens at the same time.”
Tata Sky Kids Cinema is free of cost for all Tata Sky subscribers featuring a mix of delightful animated and live action features and short-films, most of which have never released in India. Over 150 award winning and highly acclaimed movies will run all year round ranging in language from Hindi, Gujarati, Kannada, to English, Japanese, French, German, Russian and many more. Subscribers will get to watch some hidden gems with movies featuring Irfan Khan, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah apart from internationally acclaimed animation films such as Studio Ghibli’s Ponyo, My neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s delivery Service; Oscar nominated Secret of Kells and The Grufallo and the recently released adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes.
The service will be available 24×7 and can be watched across multiple platforms such as SD (on #301), HD (on #300), Tata Sky On-Demand and the Tata Sky Mobile App.