Reliance Jio’s film app JioCinema is set to carry content from Disney India under an agreement between the two companies.
JioCinema, the telco’s video on demand (VoD) app, will host a dedicated Disney branded section on the homepage with content spanning across movies, animation, series, and shorts.
Through this association, Jio users can get access to stories ranging from Disney Classics, Pixar animation, movies from Marvel and Star Wars along with a host of international as well as locally created content which they can enjoy on-the-go. With content available for the entire family, the app also offers a diverse collection of series and movies for kids and teens along with Marvel kids’ animation shows.
“JioCinema and Disney India have come together to offer timeless stories and beloved characters from the biggest brands in storytelling – Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Lucas Film – to Jio users across age groups,” Jio said in a statement.
Titles from the Star Wars franchise will be available, along with classic Disney movies such as The Jungle Book, The Lion King, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, and Pixar favorites Toy Story, Wall-E, and Up. International series include Hannah Montana, Mickey Mouse, and the Roadster Racers and Duck Tales, while local animation stories include Gaju Bhai and Simple Samosa.
Marvel films available for subscribers to Jio’s mobile video-on-demand (VOD) service include Iron Man, Captain America: The First Avenger, and Thor while JioCinema will also carry animated series such as Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Marvel’s Avengers Assemble.
The JioCinema app will host a dedicated Disney branded section on the homepage. It will also offer a customization option where viewers can choose a Disney, Marvel, Pixar or Star Wars character and browse the entire range of content available featuring that character. JioCinema will also play a host to 50+ movies that have been nominated for Academy Awards over the last 90 years. Animation delights like Toy Story, Wall-E, Up and more have been included to bring the joy of world-class films to Indian audiences.
The best of films from the Star Wars Universe such as Star Wars: Return of The Jedi, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back etc. are also available for fans of the Galaxy Far, Far Away.