Amazon Prime snags Bollywood premieres, angering theater owners

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Amazon Prime Online video, Amazon’s streaming service, will screen various new Indian movies originally meant for theatrical launch this month, sparking protests from cinema entrepreneurs as the novel coronavirus outbreak upends Bollywood.

India has been below a demanding lockdown since March twenty five to struggle the virus, leaving about 9,five hundred theatres shut and depriving Bollywood of box-place of work revenue.

So producers of 7 movies, including two Bollywood films starring A-listers, these as Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya Balan, will stream the films specifically on Amazon Prime Online video following a deal, the firm explained in a

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