[embed]https://twitter.com/thegrandtour/status/798890620408336384[/embed] On its Twitter account, Amazon's original show, The Grand Tour has released a video announcing the launch of Amazon Prime Video in 200 countries, in December 2016, including in India. Amazon Prime Video India has also shared the tweet confirming the news. On its website, Amazon says that the service in India will include 'Bollywood movies, Hollywood movies, US shows, global Award-winning Amazon Original Series and kids’ programming'. The original shows will include Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle, The Man in the High Castle and the kids’ show Tumble Leaf, among others. Apart from this, the service will also have exclusive original shows for India. The service is to be available on Android, iOS phone, tablet, desktop, smart TV and game console. In July 2016, Amazon Prime was launched in India with an introductory price of Rs 499 for a year which would give users same day or next day delivery on orders and 30 minute early access to lightning deals. It is however not clear if Amazon Prime Video will also be available as part of the same package or if additional charges will apply. Content Partnerships for Amazon Prime Video in India Since the launch of Amazon Prime in India, the company has been adding content into its library by tying up with distributors and content creators. In September 2016, Amazon signed a long term agreement with Dharma Productions to stream films and upcoming releases from the production house on Prime Video in India. In the same month, Amazon also signed an exclusive content agreement with…
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