Sony MAX

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Sony MAX
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Launched 1 September 2000
Owned by Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment)
Country India
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra
Sister channel(s) Sony TV
Sony MAX 2
Sony PIX
Sony SAB
Sony LIV
Sony SIX
Sony MIX
Sony Pal
Sony KIX
Website Sony MAX website
Sky (UK & Ireland) Channel 798 (SD)
In Digital (Bangalore,India) Channel 202
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 131 (SD)
Virgin TV (UK) Channel 806 (SD)
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 668 (SD)

Sony MAX is an Indian Hindi movie channel owned and operated by Multi Screen Media. The channel has been the official broadcast partner of Indian Premier League since the inaugural season in 2008; it is one of the leading Hindi movie channel on India MAX, India’s No. 1 Movies channel[1] and is backed by Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI). It provides its viewers with the biggest and best of Hindi Movies and Special Events.

Some of the on-air movie properties of Sony MAX, such as ‘Sunday Housefull’, ‘Ab Tak Bachchan’ and ‘Maha Movie’ have become favourites for millions of viewers in India. Launched in 1999, MAX is today the fastest growing movie channel, reaching out to over 45 million households in India.[2]

With Extraaa Innings, MAX changed the rules of cricket presentation in India during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003, and made it an entertaining affair that set viewership records.

MAX is part of the selection of channels distributed by the TheOneAlliance, which is a joint venture between SET India Pvt Ltd and Discovery Communications India. Other channels in TheOneAlliance network include Discovery, Discovery Travel and Living, MTV, SAB, PIX, AXN, NDTV India, NDTV 24x7, NDTV Profit, Nick, VH1, Animal Planet, AniMAX, Aaj Tak, Headlines today and Tez.

In 2012, a HD version of the channel was launched.


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