~ COLORS Cineplex Bollywood is a 24 hours Hindi movie channel ~
~The channel to go live on 1st April 2021 ~
Mumbai, 17th March 2021: Viacom18 Media, India’s fastest growing entertainment network continues to engage and entertain viewers with its distinguished bouquet of 46+ channels in over 8 languages across 130+ countries. The network’s diverse offerings across genres, age groups and languages has positioned it as a network synonymous with entertainment. Having established itself as a powerhouse of holistic and purposeful entertainment, Viacom18 is all set to make an exciting new addition to its existing bouquet of channels with the launch of COLORS Cineplex Bollywood – the ultimate destination for Bollywood movies. The channel will launch with a robust library of Bollywood hits on 1st April, 2021 across leading platforms.
Targeted towards the Metro audience of Mumbai and Delhi as well as Hindi Speaking Markets of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, COLORS Cineplex Bollywood aims to entertain and engage Bollywood movie buffs with a slew of titles spanning across different genres. In line with its brand proposition of ‘Hit Hai!’, the channel will showcase commercial potboilers of the 80’s such as Amar Akbar Anthony, Kaalia, Namak Halaal, to the 90’s hit movies like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Raja Hindustani, Jeet, Dil, Kachche Dhaage to millennial favourites like Golmaal, Dabangg, Hera Pheri franchise as well as latest blockbusters like Chhalaang, Padmavaat, Student of the Year 2, Andhadhun thus catering to viewers of all ages. With its diverse offering, COLORS Cineplex Bollywood will acknowledge the purest form of cinema which stands for wholesome entertainment.
Speaking on expanding the Network’s Hindi Mass Entertainment Cluster, Nina Elavia Jaipuria, Head Hindi Mass Entertainment and Kids TV Network, Viacom18 says, “The launch of COLORS Cineplex Bollywood will bolster Viacom18’s play in the Hindi Mass entertainment category and strengthen our share in the Hindi movie genre specifically. Aimed at appealing to the masses, the channel is a natural extension of our current Hindi movie portfolio. We are excited about this launch and look forward to becoming the ultimate destination for the best of Bollywood on television.”
Speaking on the channel’s proposition, Rohan Lavsi, Head, Hindi Movies Cluster, Viacom18, adds, “The charm of Bollywood movies lies in the unparalleled blend of intense drama, powerful action and soulful music delivered on a grand scale. COLORS Cineplex Bollywood encapsulates wholesome entertainment defining the ultimate movie viewing experience for our viewers. With a robust library spanning decades, the channel has something for everyone. With a brand proposition ‘Hit Hai!’, COLORS Cineplex Bollywood will celebrate the iconic dialogues, unforgivable villains, energetic dancers, superstars and much-loved characters that have not only made an important contribution to Indian cinema but have also become an integral part of our daily lives. We are sure the channel will go on to become an instant hit amongst viewers of all ages.”
With the launch of COLORS Cineplex Bollywood, Viacom18 will further expand its movie portfolio with an aim to gain significant presence in the Hindi movie space. With the telecast of only Hindi movies, the channel will fulfil the insatiable appetite for Bollywood movies. COLORS Cineplex Bollywood will launch on 1st April 2021 across all leading DTH & Cable platforms including DD FreeDish. The launch will also be accompanied by a robust marketing plan.
About Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd.
Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of Network18, which owns 51%, and ViacomCBS, with a 49% stake, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching the lives of people through its properties on air, online, on ground, in shop and through cinema.