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DStv’s BoxOffice Brings Indian Blockbusters to Movie Lovers

Posted by radio On November - 14 - 2020

Movie lovers are set to enjoy the best of Indian cinema boasting an impressive selection of original and syndicated award-winning movies from Zee Entertainment’s Cinema Premiere, which is exclusively available on DStv’s BoxOffice from today. Cinema Premiere movies are available on BoxOffice just in time for the Diwali celebrations.


BoxOffice is South Africa’s leading rent-to-view service, offering the latest movies straight from the big screen into viewers’ homes. The addition of Cinema Premiere to BoxOffice, opens up a whole new variety of exclusive content to South African viewers and viewers across the continent (where BoxOffice is available).



Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, Ka Pae Ranasingam and Khaali Peeli are just some of the blockbuster films entertainment fans will be able to watch on Cinema Premiere through BoxOffice. Movies are available in Hindi, Tamil and Telegu languages with English subtitles.



“After the successful launch of our Cinema Premiere service around the globe, we are expanding our presence into Africa. We are excited about this development and our partnership with the MultiChoice Group, who have the widest footprint across the continent. This not only enables us to reach the Indian community on the continent, but also gives us the opportunity to tap into other audiences. It’s a first-of-its-kind service for Indian cinema in Africa bringing the latest movies direct to viewers with a wide range of entertainment offerings,” says Vibha Chopra, ZEE Entertainment’s Head Global Syndication and International Film Distribution.



Yolisa Phahle, MultiChoice CEO of General Entertainment & Connected Video, adds: “At the centre of this exciting partnership between Multichoice and Zee Entertainment is our customer who will now enjoy more choice in the rich stories of Indian cinema exclusively on DStv’s BoxOffice. This talks to our commitment to make more world-class local and international programming available.”



Key highlights of the Cinema Premiere service:


  • BoxOffice is available to all DStv customers with a PVR / Explora decoder paying the PVR access fee.

  • The launch of Indian movies on BoxOffice will enable consumers to watch their new upcoming favorite blockbuster movies in the comfort of their homes.

  • Most of the movies will be released as Cinema Premieres while there will be a few that will release as standard Transactional Video on Demand movies from time to time

  • Upon successful rental of the movie, the movie will be available to watch for 48 hours. Customers may watch it as many times as they choose to within 48 hours.

  • Simple and easy to follow on-screen steps to rent while sitting on your couch.



The service will be available in South Africa and across select territories: Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Botswana, Mauritius where BoxOffice is available

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