The buzz about Reliance getting into the streaming market is getting stronger. Now, there are reports that Reliance India Limited is gathering several creative people to start production and creating of web series and short films. The reports say that almost 20 to 25 creative people have been hired and the head of a well-known media company is now hired to kickstart the program.
The company does have an exposure to entertainment, as they have already invested heavily in the streaming portal ALTBalaji. The mother company has a company that produces and distributes films as well, Reliance Entertainment. Reliance Entertainment already have several films in their kitty, like Vishwaroop 2, the House with a Clock in Its Walls, Namaste England, and the Ranveer Singh starrer Simmba.
RIL has tie-ups with various media companies as well and the announcement of JioGigaFiber, their internet connection service took everyone by surprise a few weeks ago.