The digital arm of Eros International, Eros Now is planning to release 20 short web series, 15 short films, and 6 digital films. This was revealed recently during Eros International Media Q4 corporate presentation. Eros Now recently released its first direct-to-digital original film Meri Nimmo; you can read its TheDigitalHash.com review here. It is now planning to stream a host of feature films and made-for-digital originals films.
Eros Now’s web series line-up includes Smoke, Sidehero, Toffee, Swarajya, Flip, Minerva Mills Malady, Lost, Ponnyin Selvan, Bhumi and Blue Oak Academy. Eros Now had 100 million registered users and 7.9 million paying subscribers worldwide, as on March 31. It is looking to increase the paid subscriber base to 16 million by FY19 end.
The original shows are slated to come out from June-July. In a media interaction, Eros Now COO Ali Hussein revealed that the platform will now focus on three areas: web originals, original films, and short-form content. Besides that, the platform has two more digital-first films in the offing.