- JioCinema could be rebranded to JioVoot.
- It will have a Super Plan.
- Jio confirmed it will add over 100 movies and shows before IPL ends.
JioCinema may soon have a new name as the company plans to bring several new content onto its platform. This could be done to give the OTT platform a new identity apart from just an IPL streaming platform. Currently, the platform is streaming Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) for free which has given a major boost to its viewership already.
It now seems that JioCinema may rebrand itself to JioVoot. In case you don’t know, Voot is another OTT platform that is owned by Viacom 18. The report comes from a community post on OnlyTech. The post also reveals the starting price of the company’s first subscription plan for its OTT platform. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
JioCinema to JioVoot rebranding possible after IPL 2023
JioCinema is expected to go under a complete makeover after IPL 2023 ends. A post done by xcap6456 from Onlytech revealed that JioVoot could be the new name for JioCinema. The member deconstructed the current JioCinema APK and found some interesting details during his research.
In the screenshot above, the source code of the app reveals that JioVoot will be the new platform from Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance. It will be owned by Viacom 18 which also holds the digital rights for IPL 2023.
Reliance’s media and content business President Jyoti Deshpande in an interview revealed that major changes and new content are coming to JioCinema. It now seems that a name rebranding could be on the cards.
JioVoot ‘Super Plan’ Could be Priced at Rs 99
In our previous report, we revealed that JioCinema could soon have a subscription-based model after IPL 2023. Deshpande also confirmed the same in the interview. She revealed that all the new content will come at a cost for consumers however, the company is still finalising the pricing strategy.
The deconstruction of JioCinema APK reveals that JioVoot will have a plan called Super Plan that could be priced at Rs 99 for users. As of now, it is hard to say whether it’s a monthly or annual fee. It is also unknown whether Jio users will get the content for free or on a paid basis.
JioVoot to Get a Catalog of 100 Movies & TV Series
Reliance’s entertainment division Jio Studio recently announced a slate of 100 original productions that would be coming this year.
This includes “Dunki,” starring Shah Rukh Khan, a courtroom drama for Amitabh Bachchan, as well as the “Bhediya” and “Stree” sequels. You can check out the full list here.
It has signed a production agreement with SVF Entertainment, a major player in Bengali cinema. The film titles on the slate cover action, drama, thriller, comedy, romance, biopics, horror, and musicals. They are intended for the Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, South, and Bhojpuri markets. It has announced a collaboration with many known directors as well.