Vuclip, the world’s largest independent mobile video service, has launched India’s first independent mobile movie portal viz. Starlight Cinema – offering more than 9,000 movie clips in 13 Indian languages including Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Punjabi, Oriya, Rajasthani, Kashmiri, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.
For the first time, Starlight Cinema will offer users the option of watching shortened feature films, movie clips, songs reviews and trailers from today’s topmost films on even low-end feature phones without the need to download any application.
Starlight Cinema serves content from leading content providers including UTV Motion Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Vega, Whacked Out Media and MAA TV. The mobile movie portal features clips, trailers and first looks from several upcoming movies such as Barfee, Agneepath, Rowdy Rathore, Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl, as well as popular blockbusters including Rajneeti, Guzaarish, Once Upon a time in Mumbaai, 7 Khoon Maaf, I Hate Luv Storys, Sarkar, Family, Tees Maar Khan, Thank You and many more. Starlight Cinema also provides access to trailers of latest Hollywood movies such as The Adventures of Tintin, The Awakening, Hugo and Tresspass.
According to Salman Hussain, Vice President – Business Development and Managing Director, India & Middle East, Vuclip, “While visitors search for all sorts of videos including movies, comedy, sports, music videos, raw videos, politics, news, etc. on Vuclip, our Global Video Insights reports have consistently proven that movies remain the most searched category among mobile video consumers in India. Before officially launching Starlight Cinema as a dedicated movie portal, we wanted to be very sure that our movie platform will meet our stringent performance benchmarks and that we are offering the right advertising platform suited for Indian audiences. We are thrilled to announce that during the pilot testing stage itself, as many as 2 million movie-lovers visited Starlight Cinema generating over 11 million video views in just 100 days. Starlight Cinema currently features over 9000 clips from over 350 popular movie titles in Hindi and other regional languages. In order to meet the ever-increasing demand for exclusive movie content on mobile phones, we are working with many of the key content providers to digitize more such movie clips from as many as 8,500 movies”.
The Starlight Cinema launch comes at a time when Vuclip has also become the first independent mobile video company to have served over 5 billion video views worldwide. To watch mobile videos on any smartphone worldwide, go to http://m.vuclip.com on your mobile phone and start streaming videos online for free!!