Madhuri Dixit Officially Inaugurates The First-Ever Marathi OTT Platform Planet Marathi
Planet Marathi OTT powered by Vistas Media Capital, has given the world it’s first-ever, exclusively Marathi OTT platform, now accessible worldwide on the Planet Marathi OTT App. Planet Marathi OTT has recently greenlit five refreshingly new Original shows. The Planet Marathi OTT App launched with the release of these Original shows on 31st August 2021. To mark the landmark moment of Planet Marathi OTT App Launch, Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit officiated the launch on 31st August 2021.
The legendary actress Madhuri Dixit who has been one of the leading actresses in Hindi Film Industry for the last two decades. Being a Marathi mulgi at heart, she has immense love and fondness for Marathi audience and content. Her recent debut in Marathi films was marked with the superhit Marathi film Bucket List. The actress became the official first user of Planet Marathi App as she was the one to hit the live button and launch the Planet Marathi OTT App. And just like that, the world is now ready to witness amazing Marathi films, web series and entertaining content on their very own Marathi OTT App Planet Marathi OTT.
Talking about the launch, Madhuri says “Launching an app exclusively for Marathi entertainment is a great step taken by Akshay and his team. This has taken our industry ahead of the curve. There is so much potential in Marathi feature films and content that the world is yet to experience. This platform has made it easier for filmmakers to find and connect with their audience. I am amazed at the range of offerings Planet Marathi OTT has to offer the audience. I am truly honored to be the one officiating the launch. It was truly exciting to witness this historic moment!” She further added, “I am a Marathi entertainment enthusiast who binge watches Marathi films and web-series even from the other side of the world. In my opinion, Planet Marathi OTT is exactly what global citizens of Maharashtrian origin were waiting for!”
Many Marathi stalwarts attended the inaugural event of Planet Marathi OTT App, including Amruta Khanvilkar, Sonalee Kulkarni, Prasad Oak, Siddharth Jadhav, Sanjay Jadhav, Tejaswwini Pandit, Prajakta Mali, Sayali Sanjeev, Gayatri Datar, Sachit Patil, Bhargavi Chirmuley, Surabhi Hande, Nikhil Chavan, Bhagyashree Milind, Sonali Khare, Deepti Devi, Sushant Shelar, Abhijeet Panse and Resham Shrivardhankar.
The Planet Marathi Original shows launched with the launch of this app are namely, ‘Sopa Nasata Kaahi’ a romantic comedy, ‘Hing Pustak Talwar’ a light comedy about a group of friends, ‘Bap Beep Bap’ an emotional family drama about father son relationships, ‘Jobless’ a crime thriller about an accused fraudster struggling to prove his innocence and finally, and finally a fantasy thriller ‘Parees’ that revolves around superstitions and supernaturals.
Marathi content will no longer have to compete against Hollywood and Hindi content for attention on OTT platforms where Marathi is a secondary language. This App is truly defining its tagline ‘Ma Maanacha Ma Marathicha’ with the offerings.
Akshay Bardapurkar, founder and CMD of Planet Marathi, says, “Planet Marathi thrives to bring promising content, meaningful entertainment for every segment of Marathi audience. With the launch of this app our offerings will now reach across the world to every user who loves watching Marathi content. Our Planet Marathi Original shows are specifically curated for web series binge-viewers who love fast-paced, meaningful, and thrilling content. We have backed our content with best filmmakers, talented artists and our easily accessible app! The entertainment experience is going to be exciting because Marathi fans have never witnessed such diversity and engagement in Marathi content before! I am delighted to have Madhuri launch our app as she has been the epitome of Marathi talent in both Hindi and Marathi entertainment industry.”
Currently, Planet Marathi OTT App has a rich content library of over a 1000+ hours worth of binge-worthy content that will tantalize the Marathi audience. It includes films, web shows, plays, music, karaoke,and so much more. The IOS and Android version of the app will be available across the world. The best thing about exclusive content in Marathi is that the content is refreshingly original, entertaining and curated for the audience's likability. Planet Marathi has bundled all of the offerings in a subscription cost of just a rupee per day! The annual subscription costs just 365 INR and the pre-launch subscription offer made it even more pocket-friendly giving an annual plan at INR 199 for a year. On 31st August, 2021, Planet Marathi OTT brought a new era of entertainment in the Marathi industry.