Around Tuesday morning, Amazon Prime Video accidentally released in India, a reddit post pointed out. The release was probably unintentional, since the service was only accessible through the Android app, which is not available on Google Play in India yet. The app now throws up an error and the catalogue is inaccessible. MediaNama accessed the app and browsed the catalogue over the day, and this is what we found: Catalogue Amazon has several titles in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu; there was also a relatively limited number of English-language films. The service also featured quite a few major features, like Sultan, Kabali, Kapoor & Sons, Rock On!!, and Fan. There were also some smaller critical hits like Titli, Citylights, and the restored version of Kamal Swaroop's 1988 surreal film Om-Dar-B-Dar, which has not had a home video release after its theatrical debut in 2014. Surprisingly, the catalogue didn't seem to have all Amazon Originals. Love & Friendship, the Amazon Studios period drama, was unavailable; this is presumably because Amazon Studios only bought rights for North America distribution. Recent originals like The Grand Tour and Woody Allen's Transparent were available. Among the American TV shows on the service were Seinfeld, Supernatural, Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Preacher, Mad Men, NCIS, and Fear The Walking Dead. Japanese anime shows included Doraemon, Shinchan, and Ninja Hattori, as announced by Amazon last week. There were very few Indian TV series on the service--one available show was CID. Amazon has announced that it will release original Indian series in…
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