Rishtey Cineplex, the Hindi movie channel from Viacom18, will be now available to the Dish and Sling TV subscribers in the United States. Viacom18 has recently offered a free-to-air service on Sky for the US customers. Moreover, this channel will also be available on UK’s FTA platform Freeview.
This movie channel from Viacom18 will offer US subscribers access to a wide variety of films on different genres. Films with heart-warming romance, soulful dramas, rib-tickling comedy, adrenalin-packed action, and a lot more are available on Rishtey Cineplex.
In addition to this, recently released Indian movies will also be available to Dish Network packages and Sling TV subscribers through this channel. Some of the latest Bollywood movies included in Rishtey Cineplex catalogue are Kapoor and Sons, Pyaar Ka Punchnama, Airlift, Bajirao Mastani, and Ki & Ka.
Viacom18 Group CEO, Sudhanshu Vats said that, “The Indian film industry has grown in terms of both reach and revenue and is now the largest producer of movies in the world. Our cinema, led by Bollywood movies, continues to increase its pull with the overseas Indian Diasporas.”
“Rishtey Cineplex, Viacom18’s first premium Hindi movie channel, has curated an impressive repertoire of Indian titles. It is our endeavour, to take Indian cinema, as a holistic entertainment package, to our loyal viewers in Europe and North America; allowing us to further strengthen our presence in these regions,” he added.
CEO for Hindi Mass Entertainment at Viacom18, Raj Nayak commented that, “Rishtey CINEPLEX has every ingredient that a movie buff would want to be engaged with. Global audiences today celebrate Indian films, and with the channel’s launch in Europe and North America, we are bringing this celebration to their living rooms.”
He further said that, “Indian films now have a universal appeal, as a result of which they taste tremendous success in International markets. The trend in consumption has been extremely encouraging and we are certain that the viewers will lap-up our content offering with great zeal.”
Rishtey Cineplex will be an absolute treat for Dish audience, as their abundant collection of excellent films in vivid genre will certainly amuse viewers. In addition to that, this Hindi movie channel also broadcasts entertaining programs such as behind-the-scenes trivia, film festivals, and exclusive Red Carpet events.
Anuj Gandhi, Group CEO at Indiacast said, “After Colors and Rishtey, we now introduce our brand new offering, Rishtey Cineplex for the viewers in Europe and North America. The Indian and the South Asian expatriate population is growing across the world, and so is their love for Indian films.”
“Our offerings have always resonated with such audiences catering to their intrinsic viewing needs. With Rishtey Cineplex, we are looking forward to strengthening our relationship with our partners along with our audiences,” he added.