Reliance Jio inks a deal with Disney India; promises to offer varied content

Reliance Jio has signed a content deal with Disney India to offer Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Lucas film content to Jio users through its VoD app, JioCinema across age groups. JioCinema will host a dedicated Disney branded section on the homepage with content spanning across movies, animation, series and shorts. JioCinema is also playing 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. Through this association, Jio users can get access to stories ranging from Disney classics, movies from Pixar animation, Marvel and Star Wars along with a host of international as well as locally created 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. Besides this, the app also brings in a unique character customisation option where fans can choose from their favourite Disney, Marvel, Pixar or Star Wars character such as Mickey Mouse, Captain America and so on, to browse the entire range of content available on that character. JioCinema is now home to popular stories and memorable characters from Disney such as The Jungle Book, The Lion King and the ever-so-popular tales of Disney princesses like Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty and more. For fans who enjoy larger-than-life action, there’s Marvel’s mightiest Super Heroes who bring in their superpowers with movies like Iron Man, Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor along with animated series such as Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and more. The best of films from the Star Wars Universe such as Star Wars: Return of The Jedi, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and others are also available for fans. Disney fans can also enjoy popular international hit shows like Hannah Montana to blockbuster original movies like Descendants and more. JioCinema’s original slate includes, Mickey Mouse, Roadster Racers, recently released DuckTales along with local animation stories of Gaju Bhai and Simple Samosa.