JioCinema

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JioCinema
Jiocinema.png
Official Logo since 2016
Type of businessSubsidiary
Type of site
Available in
HeadquartersMaharashtra, Mumbai, India
Area servedIndia
OwnerJio Platforms
Founder(s)Reliance Industries Limited
Industry
Products
ServicesOn-demand video streaming
ParentJio Platforms
URLwww.jiocinema.com
CommercialYes
RegistrationRequired
Launched5 September 2016; 5 years ago (2016-09-05)
Current statusActive

JioCinema is an Indian subscription video on-demand and over-the-top streaming service, owned by Jio Platforms, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited. Launched on 5 September 2016, JioCinema's content library includes films, television shows, web series, music videos, and documentaries. The mobile app is available for Android and iOS devices.

History[edit]

JioCinema was launched on 5 September along with the public launch of Jio in 2016. JioCinema is one of the apps provided exclusively for Jio users along with other apps (JioTV, JioSaavn, JioNews, JioMart, JioMeet, JioChat & JioTalks), owned by Jio Platforms.

JioCinema was earlier available only on Google Play Store[1] and iOS App Store,[2] however, also launched a web version[3][4] a year after the official launch and after that on JioPhone[5] and TV.

Content Partners[edit]

JioCinema has aggregated content from partners like ALTBalaji, Eros Now, Paramount Pictures, Zee Entertainment, Viacom 18, Shemaroo Entertainment, Balaji Motion Pictures, Sun Nxt, Sony and others.

In December 2018, JioCinema partnered with Disney India[6][7][8] to offer Disney content in the JioCinema app. Disney has withdrawn from this deal after the introduction of Disney+ Hotstar in India. In December 2019, with Sun TV Network to host over 4,000 films.[citation needed] available on the Sun Nxt platform[9][10][11][12] across 4 South Indian languages viz: Tamil, Telugu, Kannada & Malayalam.

In May 2020, JioCinema partnered with Hoichoi[13] to provide Bengali content in Hindi dubbed version.

OEM Partners[edit]

In August 2019, Xiaomi,[14][15] TCL[16][17] and in November 2019, Intex announced[18] JioCinema app integration for their smart TVs.

List of Originals[edit]

Title Year Seasons/Episodes Category Genre(s) Language IMDB Rating
Faceless 2019 1 Season / 10 Episodes Web Series Crime, Thriller Hindi 7.1
Zakhmi 2018 1 Season / 11 Episodes Web Series Drama, Thriller Hindi 7.1
Untouchables 2018 1 Season / 15 Episodes Web Series Drama Hindi 7.7
Zindabaad 2018 1 Season / 13 Episodes Web Series Crime Hindi 7.5
Twisted 2017 Seasons 1 / 11 Episodes Web Series Romantic, Thriller Hindi 6.9
Twisted 2018 Season 2 / 13 Episodes Web Series Romantic, Thriller Hindi 7.0
Twisted 2020 Season 3 / 10 Episodes Web Series Romantic, Thriller Hindi
Maaya 2017 Season 1 / 10 Episodes Web Series Drama Hindi 5.7
Maaya 2018 Season 2 / 12 Episodes Web Series Drama Hindi 7.1
Maaya 2019 Season 3 / 10 Episodes Web Series Drama Hindi 5.6
Rain 2017 1 Season / 6 Episodes Web Series Thriller Hindi 6.0

List of Exclusive Content[edit]

Title Year Category Genre(s) Language
Inside Story: A Season With Rajasthan Royals[19][20] 2020 Web Series Documentary English

Viewership[edit]

As per Statista Q2 2020 report, JioCinema has 7% market share among many competitors like Netflix & Amazon Prime Video with 20% each market share, Disney+Hotstar has 17% market share, Zee5 with 9%, Alt Balaji & Sony Liv with 4% market share each, and other streaming(OTT) platforms have 19% market share.[21]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JioCinema: Movies TV Originals – Apps on Google Play". play.google.com. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  2. ^ "JioCinema". App Store (in British English). Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Watch Reliance JioTV and JioCinema on PC and laptop". BGR India.
  4. ^ "After JioCinema, Reliance Jio Silently Introduces Web Version of JioTV for Millions of Live TV Viewers". Telecom Talk.
  5. ^ "What are the apps that are available on JioPhone2".
  6. ^ "JioCinema to host content from Disney India". livemint.
  7. ^ "JioCinema to Get Dedicated Disney Section Following Reliance Jio and Disney Content Partnership". Telecom talk.
  8. ^ "JioCinema partners with Disney India for dedicated contents". CNBC TV18.
  9. ^ "JioCinema partners SUN NXT to offer South Indian content". Economics Times.
  10. ^ "JioCinema, Sun NXT partner to bring south Indian movies to subscribers". Mathrbhumi.
  11. ^ "JioCinema, Sun NXT Partner to Offer South Indian Movies to Jio Subscribers". NDTV.
  12. ^ "JioCinema partners with Sun NXT to offer south Indian movies to users". The New Indian Express.
  13. ^ "Hoichoi content now available on Jio Cinema". Only Tech. 25 May 2020.
  14. ^ "JioCinema app coming soon for Xiaomi Mi TVs: All that you should know". Indian Express.
  15. ^ "Mi TV Jio Cinema App Integration Announced by Xiaomi, TCL Makes Similar Announcement for Its Smart TVs". NDTV.
  16. ^ "TCL TVs To Get JioCinema App: All You Need To Know". Gizbot.
  17. ^ "JioCinema makes way to TCL Smart TVs, coming soon on Xiaomi TV". The Mobile Indian.
  18. ^ "Intex brings new line of 4K UHD Smart LEDs with JioCinema support". Gizbot.
  19. ^ "Jio Cinema releases 'Inside Story: A season with Rajasthan Royals' showcasing their 2019 IPL campaign". technosports. 1 August 2020.
  20. ^ "Rajasthan Royals Documentary".
  21. ^ "International Brands Rise to the Top of Indian Streaming Market". Statista. Retrieved 23 September 2020.

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