Amazon Prime Video Streaming Platform: Overview, Plans & Popular Shows

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Amazon Prime Video subscribers also get Prime Gaming membership free which was earlier known as Twitch prime. Amazon re-branded its Twitch Prime to Amazon Prime Gaming.


Amazon prime video constantly updates its vast library of movies, TV shows, documentaries, docu-series etc., perks of being an Amazon Prime member. It has a month's free trial and unlimited free streaming on the site.

Subscriptions of Starz, Showtime and other streaming entertainment channels can also be added. If you happen to travel across continents or countries and want to access amazon prime, you can do so with the help of Amazon Prime VPN. You can stream anything you have paid for from anywhere by changing your location.

Amazon offers a wide range of movies and shows for unlimited streaming but for brand new films or recent episodes of shows, and you might have to pay extra per movie or show.

Devices On Which You Can Stream Amazon Prime Video

  • Apple devices: Macs, iPhones, iPads
  • Android: Fire TV devices, Android phones
  • Linux computers
  • Windows PCs, Laptops, Tablets
  • Modern or last-gen game consoles
  • Apple TV, Smart TVs
  • Roku set-top boxes

For connecting Amazon Prime Video to your Smart TV, follow the instructions below:

Open the Prime Video option or app on the TV, register your device on the account (you will get an OTP) or register through your password and simply sign in.

Amazon Prime Video Plans

Amazon prime video is perhaps the best perk of Prime Membership. The yearly Amazon prime video plan is priced at Rs. 999, and you will get a cashback of Rs 500 once you purchase it, which is basically Rs. 499 a year for unlimited streaming of amazing content.

The quarterly plan is priced at Rs. 329, and with this too, you will get a cashback of Rs. 165. For both these cashbacks, you are required to pay in full amount.

Languages Available on Prime Video TextAmazon Prime Video is available in 9 Indian regional languages and English. To access the language option, you need to click on the “Find” button on the lower task bar and scroll down to reach the language section. You will find all the languages to choose from, like English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, and Gujarati.

How To Subscribe To The Amazon Prime Video Membership?

You can visit the website of Amazon Prime and then proceed to log in or sign up. You will need an Amazon account before you sign up for the membership. You will need a credit card to pay for the sign-up and for the cashback to get deposited. You will get a certain time period for the free trial. If you do not wish to continue the membership after the free trial, you will have to cancel the membership before the auto-debit.

To cancel the membership, go to:

  • My account
  • Manage prime membership
  • End membership

How To Get A Free Amazon Prime Video Subscription With Your Next Mobile Recharge?

Amazon Prime Video is giving free membership to customers of Sim card services like Airtel, Jio and Vi. The membership can be availed by logging in to the companies' respective apps, MyJio, Airtel Thanks, Vi App with your mobile number to activate the membership, or ask your service provider to send you the link through which you can access the free membership. The recharge plans which provide Amazon Prime Videos are listed below.

Airtel plans including Amazon Prime Video Subscription are:
AIRTEL PLANS WITH FREE PRIME MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS VALIDITY
Rs 349 prepaid pack
  • 2GB data per day
  • Unlimited voice calls
  • 100SMSes/ day
  • Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Airtel Xstream app subscriptions
28 days
Rs 499 postpaid plan
  • 75GB data with data rollover
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Airtel Xstream app subscriptions
30 days
Rs 749
  • 125GB data with data rollover
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • 1 regular + add-on SIM
  • Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, and Airtel Thanks app subscriptions
30 days
Rs 999
  • 150GB data with data add-on
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • 3 regular SIM + 1 add-on
  • Amazon Prime membership, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, and Airtel Xstream app subscriptions
30 days
Rs 1,599
  • Unlimited data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • 200 ISD minutes
  • 1 regular SIM + 1 SIM add-on
  • Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, and Airtel Thanks app subscriptions
30 days
Jio plans including Amazon Prime Video Subscription are:
JIO PLANS WITH FREE PRIME MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS VALIDITY
Rs 399 Jio Postpaid Plus
  • 75GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • 200GB data rollover
  • Amazon Prime membership, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, and Jio apps subscriptions
30 days
Rs 599
  • 100GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • 200GB data rollover
  • 1 additional SIM card with Family Plan
  • Amazon Prime membership, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, and Jio apps subscription
30 days
Rs 799 Jio Postpaid Plus
  • 150GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • 200GB data rollover
  • 2 additional SIM card with Family Plan
  • Amazon Prime membership, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, and Jio apps subscription
30 days
Rs 899 Jio Postpaid Plus
  • 200GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • 500GB data rollover
  • 3 additional SIM card with Family Plan
  • Amazon Prime membership, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, and Jio apps subscriptions
30 days
Rs 1,499 Jio Postpaid Plus
  • 300GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMSs
  • 500GB data rollover
  • Unlimited voice calls and data benefits in UAE and USA
  • Amazon Prime membership, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, and Jio apps subscriptions
30 days
Vi plans that include Amazon Prime Video subscription are:
VI PLANS WITH FREE PRIME MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS VALIDITY
Rs 499 Vi postpaid recharge plan
  • 75GB data
  • up to 200GB data rollover benefit
  • 100 SMSes/ month
  • Amazon Prime membership, Zee5 premium, and Vi movies and TV subscriptions
30 days
Rs 699 Vi postpaid recharge plan
  • Unlimited data
  • 100 SMSes/ month
  • Amazon Prime membership, Zee5 premium, and Vi movies and TV subscriptions
30 days
Rs 1,099 Vi postpaid recharge plan
  • Unlimited data and voice calls
  • 100 SMSes/ month
  • ISD calls to USA & Canada @ 50p/min, UK @ Rs3/min- special rates to 14 countries
  • Free access to International and Domestic airport lounges
  • Amazon Prime membership, Netflix, Zee5 premium, and Vi movies and TV subscriptions
30 days.

Amazon Prime Video Best Content To Stream In India

Amazon Prime Video has content ranging up to six genres to choose from like Drama, Action and Adventure, Romance, Comedy, Thriller, and Horror. They also have categorised their content into four sections like Movies, Amazon Originals, TV, and Kids. they keep updating their library and have some of the best, critically acclaimed movies and shows on their platform.

Top 10 Movies To Watch on Amazon Prime Video

Here's a list of some of the top 10 Hindi and English movies on Amazon Prime Video that are a must-watch:

  1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

    Based on the life of the American mathematician John Nash's self-discovery is a movie you have to watch at least once in your lifetime.

  2. Inception (2010)

    Inception is intense, entertaining, and if you haven't watched it already, you should! It's intriguing and keeps you captivated throughout.

  3. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

    This animated film isn't just for kids. An all-time favourite kind of film filled with emotional moments and strong messages. All age groups can enjoy this one.

  4. The Report (2019)

    This thriller is based on actual events. It is overwhelmingly eye-opening and heartbreaking. Adam Driver's performance is exceptional. A definite must-watch!

  5. Raazi (2018)

    Arguably one of the best films that year, Alia Bhatt's performance as a daughter, spy, and wife is not only impressive but keeps you hooked. You should definitely add it to your list if you haven't watched it already.

  6. The Florida Project (2017)

    The Florida Project is a comedy-drama that showcases the issue of poverty and homelessness in the most authentic way possible. It's a remarkable film, and you should definitely give it a watch.

  7. Newton (2017)

    A political satire with an impressive performance by Rajkumar Rao as Newton and his point of view showcasing some loopholes in our system makes you glued to your screens throughout.

  8. Tumbbad (2018)

    Tumbadd raises the bar for the horror genre in India. This thriller is captivating, and you will not regret watching this. This movie isn't for the faint-hearted.

  9. Moonlight (2016)

    A mesmerizing movie about an African-American boy based on Tarell Alvin McCraney's unpublished semi-autobiographical play In Moonlight Black Boys Looks Blue.

  10. Parasite (2019)

    The parasite is an Oscar-winning South Korean black comedy thriller film. This social satire will leave an impression on you long after the credits have rolled out.

Top 20 Amazon Prime Video Series

Amazon Prime Video has some really gripping and binge-watch worthy series. We have made a list of the top 20 TV shows in English and Hindi language:

English Series:

  1. Forever

    A comfortable suburban life of June and Oscar leads into an unexpected series of events after the couple decides to take a ski trip. This rom-com is fun and entertaining.

  2. The Expanse

    This sci-fi thriller is a story revolving around the single greatest conspiracy of all times. This show has up to five seasons which makes it perfect for a long binge-watch session.

  3. This is us

    This comedy-drama revolves around the characters that are trying to find happiness and overcoming traumas in their lives. It's a heartfelt and emotional dramedy with a stellar cast; this one is difficult to miss.

  4. The man in the high castle

    Based on Philip K dicks novel, this is a historical sci-fi drama full of suspense around how the world would turn out if the outcome of WWII was different. Must watch if you're a history buff.

  5. Jack Ryan

    Political action thriller series is about a CIA analyst Jack Ryan who uncovers the pattern of terrorist communications and lands himself into dangerous gambits. This Spy thriller is a must-watch!

  6. Homecoming

    This psychological thriller is about a woman who worked at a facility that helped soldiers transition into everyday lives and years later finds herself back in questioning if there's more to why she left the place. This nail-biting thriller will keep you engaged till the end.

  7. Undone

    An animated dramedy about a family torn apart by grief challenges the rules of time and will pleasantly surprise you with its take on reality.

  8. Luther

    British psychological crime drama series is about John Luther, a detective who solves many cases all while keeping you impressed by the powerhouse performances and thick plot.

  9. The Boys

    Based on Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic series is about a group trying to take down superheroes who are actually villains. This is a must-watch for superhero obsessed comic fans.

  10. Downtown Abbey

    The sinking of the Titanic leaves Downtown Abbey's servants' lives changed forever. This historical series has some fantastic performances and sets. It is absolutely hard to miss!

Hindi Series:

  1. Mirzapur

    One of the most critically acclaimed shows ever made in India. This show might be too abusive for some viewers, but this action-drama will last an impression on your mind for quite some time with its intense storyline.

  2. Made in Heaven

    This is the kind of show that is easy to watch, but it gives you something to think about the hard-hitting societal realities with every episode. It's very well layered with the right amount of drama and romance; this show is a must-watch if you're looking for just that.

  3. The family man

    Manoj Bajpayee is a joy to watch on screen, and if that isn't a good enough reason for you to watch this show, it is also filled with thrill, drama and action that will not let you tear your eyes off the screen.

  4. Breathe: Into the shadows

    Breathe is another gem on Amazon Prime Video. This crime drama will leave you gripped throughout the series.

  5. Inside Edge

    The 46th International Emmy Awards nominated Inside Edge for Best drama series. This sports drama brings you a sneak peek into the world of cricket and its many games on and off the field.

  6. Four more shots Please

    Four women who always have each other's backs while facing life realities and while running away from it. It revolves around how the women of Bombay face their individual struggles and then grow from them, all while asking for "four more shots, please!" at their favourite Bar.

  7. Bandish Bandits

    This show's about how the life of Radhe completely changes when he meets Tamanna, a pop icon. It's the perfect romance drama for binge-watching.

  8. Palatal Lok

    An investigation on the attempt to murder a veteran journalist unravels a series of events in Hathi Ram Choudhary's life. This thriller will keep you glued to your seat.

  9. Tandav

    This show is a perfect political thriller with Saif Ali Khan and Dimple Kapadia as main characters. It promises you a dose of Bollywood-masala entertainment.

  10. The forgotten army

    The forgotten army is about the Indian National Army, which Subhash Chandra Bose led. It's based on actual events and set in periods of 1942 and 1945.

Amazon Prime Video Customer Care In India

As part of one of the largest companies in the world, Amazon Prime Video provides exemplary customer support for its users in India. You can either chat with a customer support executive or request a callback from their customer support by visiting the Amazon India website.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many devices can use Amazon Prime video at the same time?

Amazon allows you to stream up to three videos from two devices at once.

How many profiles can you create on Amazon Prime video?

You can create up to six profiles on Amazon Prime Video. One primary and five additional user profiles with personalized content.

Can I share my amazon prime account with my friend/ family members?

You can! Go to the Amazon Household option, click on add adult; you will need to sign in together to verify, or you can send an email invitation.

Can Amazon Household members see each other's purchases?

No, Amazon Household members cannot view each other's list or orders/carts/previous purchases.

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