Following the launch of Academy Award Winning titles such as Parasite and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Amazon Prime Video today announced the exclusive India digital premiere of multi-award winning film Joker. Directed and written by Todd Philips, the film follows the story of a troubled wannabe comedian Arthur Fleck, who embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and crime to become the infamous Joker of Gotham City. The film received a phenomenal box office response as well as critical acclaim for Joaquin Phoenix’s breathtaking performance as Arthur Fleck, with him winning the Best Actor award at all the leading movie awards including the Oscar, the Golden Globe, the BAFTA and the Screen Actors Guild Award. Prime Members in India can now enjoy the thrilling film Joker starting 20th April 2020.
Joker centers on the origin of the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. In Gotham City, mentally troubled wannabe comedian Arthur Fleck, is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. Todd Phillips' exploration of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.
Joker will join the thousands of TV shows and movies from Hollywood and Bollywood in the Prime Video catalogue, including Indian produced Amazon Original series such as The Family Man, Mirzapur, Inside Edge and Made In Heaven, and award-winning and critically acclaimed global Amazon Original series including Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Boys, Hunters, Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, all on Prime Video, which is available at no extra cost for Amazon Prime members. The service includes titles available in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi and Bengali.
Prime members will be able to watch all episodes of Joker anywhere and anytime on the Prime Video app for smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, Airtel, Vodafone, etc. In the Prime Video app, Prime members can download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost. Prime Video is available in India at no extra cost to a Prime membership for just ₹999 annually or ₹129 monthly, new customers can find out more at www.amazon.in/prime and subscribe to a free 30-day trial.