After testing the water with Indian telecom operators, Lionsgate Play is launching its streaming platform in India. Currently, the launch in India is more of a quiet beta testing, mostly to iron out any issues with the service before going full-on public.
Lionsgate Play packs one of the finest collection of Hollywood movies and TV shows. It goes deep and diverse with horror, comedy, drama, action, thriller and documentary films as well as movies from other genres. Some of the hit movies from the Hollywood studio includes the John Wick series, Knives Out, La La Land, The Twilight Saga, The Hunger Games and more. When counting TV Shows, you get Mad Men, Spartacus, Weeds, Anger Management, The Royals and others.
Movies and TV shows from the Lionsgate Play are available in the English language. But, to cater to the diversified Indian audience, the Hollywood studio is adding Indian regional language support to most of these movies and TV Shows. You could watch most of the movies, and TV shows in Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bhojpuri.
- The finest collection of movies and TV shows.
- Latest releases with first-time digital premieres in India with Lionsgate Play.
- TV Shows will be aired at the same time as the US.
- Most of the English movies, TV shows and web series are also dubbed in six different India regional languages – Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and Bhojpuri.
- Download full movies and TV shows in HD.
- Stream videos on full HD and 4K.
Most of the video content on Lionsgate Play is available in full HD clarity, while select content will also be offered in 4K. As for payment for the service, you can pay for the premium subscription using Net Banking, Credit Cards, Debit Cards and UPI on Website and Android.
Lionsgate Play Pricing in India
At the moments, Lionsgate Play monthly premium subscription will cost Rs 99. Wheres, you could subscribe to a whole year with a considerable amount of saving at Rs 699 per year. Do note that only subscribed users can watch video on Lionsgate Play website or mobile app.
The Hollywood Studio is also offering a 14 days free trial period to test out the service before subscribing to any of their premium plans.
Lionsgate Play started in India nearly 15 months ago in partnership with Vodafone India (now Vi). Then the Hollywood Studio entered into multiple partnerships with Airtel and Reliance Jio. So, if you have an active mobile connection with any of the above three telcos, you could watch most of the movies and TV shows from Lionsgate Play for free.
Airtel customers can use Airtel Xstream platform to watch Lionsgate Play videos. While Vi customers can use Vi movies & tv platform and Jio Fiber customers subscribed to the Silver prepaid plan and above would be able to access Lionsgate Play premium subscription for free.