Inside Edge has an IMDb rating of 8.3, with over 1100 votes in just a week; higher than 2017’s top blockbuster movies
Mumbai: Amazon’s first Indian Original Inside Edgebroke multiple records in the first week of its launch as customers got hooked on to the Game behind the Game! its launch on 10th July, it fast became the most watched title on Amazon Prime Video. The much-awaited new series has been an instant success, receivingan overall rating of8.3 on IMDb. It is the second best performing Original, with more percentage of unique streamers in its home market than any other show except The Grand Tour (in the UK). Amazon Prime Video also witnessed an unprecedented response with highest number of streaming customers on the service in the week of launch.
Apart being the first Indian Amazon Original, the series also marked another first – the first ever IMDb premium title page in India. Inside Edge also has the highest completion rate of any show on Amazon Prime Video: once customers get started, they just can’t stop watching all the episodes! The first customer to binge watch the entire series did it in just 7 hours, watching all 10 episodes start to finish without even taking a break!The series attracted viewers across the length and breadth of the country, with customers Jammu to Ernakulum to Port Blair streamingInside Edge!
Roy Price, Head of Global Content, Prime Video said, “We are proud to be launching our first original series in India as part of our global effort to bring the greatest entertainment and creators to Prime Video. Our top show in Japan – HITOSHI MATSUMOTO Presents Documental – Germany – You Are Wanted – and in the US – The Man in the High Castle – are all Originals and we’re excited to add Inside Edge to this roster of high-quality content.”
Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Video India said, “The launch of Inside Edge is momentous for Amazon Prime Video in India; it’s step 1 in our promise to create the most compelling and entertaining Indian Originals for global audiences. We are humbled by the response to Inside Edgeand it is the most binge-watched show on Prime Video India. We will keep working hard to add more content selection and make more Originals with the best of India’s talent, writers and filmmakers.”
Inside Edge is a pacy tale that captures the world of cricket and entertainment as we know it… and as we don’t. This exhilarating series follows the twists and turns in the lives of powerful characters as they reveal the game behind the game.
The show has brought together talent Bollywood with Vivek Anand Oberoi as a menacing mastermind; team owner and film star played by Richa Chadha, team captain played by AngadBedi and team coach by Sanjay Suri. Tanuj Virwani, Sarah Jane Dias, Amit Sial, SiddhantChaturvedi and Sayani Gupta are also seen in prominent roles in the series.
Executive Producers: Farhan Akhtar &RiteshSidhwani; Created by: Karan Anshuman; Cast:Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha, AngadBedi, Sarah Jane Dias, Sanjay Suri, Sayani Gupta, Tanuj Virwani, Siddhanth Chaturvedi and Amit Sial