Eros Now, the cutting-edge digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform owned by Eros International Plc (NYSE:EROS) (Eros), a Global Indian Entertainment Company, today announced the release of its latest original digital series, Metro Park, on March 3rd. A light-hearted comedy, Metro Park revolves around a Gujarati family based in suburban New Jersey. To celebrate the launch of the series, Prem Parameswaran, Group Chief Financial Officer and President of North America, and Omi Vaidya, one of the stars of Metro Park, will be ringing The Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, March 1st.
Deep-rooted Indian cultural habits are the catalyst for this situational comedy and the nine-part series engrosses audiences while making them laugh. The story begins with Kannan and Kinjal, a young couple, moving out of their small apartment in New York City to New Jersey to stay closer to Kinjal’s sister Payal, and her husband Kalpesh in New Jersey. New Jersey is home to many Indian families and this series highlights their day-to-day life with in a way that is sure to make audiences laugh.
With Indian values at its core, this comedy highlights different quirky Indian characters, cultural differences, modern relationships and age gaps. The show promises to build an instant connection with Indian audiences globally. The well-defined characters are expertly played by Ranvir Shorey (Kalpesh), Purbi Joshi (Payal), Omi Vaidya (Kannan) and Vega Timotia (Kinjal). The very talented Pitobash Tripathy will also be featured in the comedic role of an Assistant to Kalpesh.
Commenting on the announcement of the show, Ridhima Lulla, Chief Content Officer, Eros Group said, “We at Eros Now believe in presenting content that is relevant and will create an instant connection with audiences across the globe. Metro Park is the perfect blend of Indian characters and impeccable comedy. The production value and the cast of the original -series further enhances viewer’s digital content consumption experience.”
Metro Park premieres exclusively on Eros Now on Sunday, March 3.
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About Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) a Global Indian Entertainment company that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 3,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. The Company also owns the rapidly growing OTT platform Eros Now. For further information, please visit: www.erosplc.com.
About Eros Now
Eros Now is Eros International Plcs On-Demand South Asian Entertainment Video Service accessible worldwide to viewers across internet enabled devices including mobile, web and TV. With 11,000+ Movie titles, Music Videos, Television Programming and others Eros Now caters to 128 million registered users and 13.0 million paying subscribers worldwide with the promise of endless entertainment Product features, such as video in HD, multi-language subtitles, movie downloads, and high-quality original drama series differentiate the Eros Now entertainment offering. To see, watch now: www.erosnow.com
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