Recapping 2021: STARZPLAY continues its fantastic journey with amazing originals

Updated 06 Jan, 2022 10:46am

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The platform has crossed 2 million active users, doubled playtime consumption and seen a tenfold increase in growth since 2018.

The platform has crossed 2 million active users, doubled playtime consumption and seen a tenfold increase in growth since 2018.
The platform has crossed 2 million active users, doubled playtime consumption and seen a tenfold increase in growth since 2018.

Having launched in 2018, STARZPLAY by Cinepax has gained recognition as the fastest growing streaming service in Pakistan.

The service offers convenient payment methods via Jazz, Telenor, Ufone, PTCL, credit card, vouchers, and streaming in 4K and Full HD on multiple devices.

As we bid farewell to the year that 2021 was and embrace 2022 with renewed hope, here’s a peek into all the cool things STARZPLAY did this year to make it a fantastic one:

STARZPLAY Originals

Here are few of our favourites:

Karachi Division

This crime drama series was the first of its kind venture for STARZPLAY which quickly rose to become the top most-watched web series on the platform.

Directed by Pakistani film veteran Shamoon Abbasi, Karachi Division describes the story of two rival gang leaders at war for domination over Karachi.

Watch the trailer:

Khel Tamasha

Directed by Jawad Bashir, the series follows the on-set misadventures of a film cast and crew as they try to wrap up the production of their film.

The hilarious plot and stellar performances by the cast was thoroughly appreciated by the audience.

Khushkhabri Ke Baad

Angeline Malik’s hilarious, insightful and adept short film ‘Khushkhabri Kay Baad’ was featured exclusively on STARZPLAY.

The dramedy discusses family planning in a witty and light-hearted way, and was met with a fantastic response from the public.

DW Documentaries

STARZPLAY announced a partnership with Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s leading international broadcaster, to launch three documentary series: ‘#PakistanIs’, ‘HER’ and ‘Unseen’.

The most popular of the three, #PakistanIs is a mini docuseries which relays the adventures of Polish Vlogger Eva Zu Beck in Pakistan showcasing its natural beauty and different cultures.

1971 - The Untold Story

STARZPLAY by Cinepax topped the year off by releasing 1971-The Untold Story which relays information about the separation of East Pakistan.

The documentary comprises informative, candid observations by a galaxy of distinguished individuals revealing facts from fiction.

Watch the trailer:

Partnerships

Huawei Video

Huawei announced a strategic partnership with STARZPLAY for its Huawei Video platform where Huawei smartphone users can now enjoy 2-months of unlimited movies, box-sets and TV series along with full service features.

Daraz

STARZPLAY and Daraz collaborated in 2021 to make live streaming of Exclusive STARZPLAY titles possible for the very first time.

Titles such as Friends, James Bond, The Dark Knight, The Hangover, Laal Kabootar and many more were available to stream on the Daraz App.

Silkbank

STARZPLAY announced an exclusive plan for Silkbank credit card customers who can now avail a 50% discount to watch a years’ worth of entertainment on STARZPLAY.

This is the first time STARZPLAY has offered a one-year exclusive bundle.

Xiaomi

The brand ventured into a partnership with STARZPLAY by giving free vouchers on the purchase of every smartphone from the Mi Store.

Mi Store customers can now enjoy 3 months unlimited streaming of the latest TV shows, movies, kids’ entertainment and Pakistani dedicated titles in full HD.

Stay tuned to STARZPLAY by Cinepax for more exciting web series and TV shows coming in 2022.

STARZPLAY would like to thank all users for making them a part of their binge-watching journey.

The platform wishes you a new year filled with loads of entertainment and a whole lot of brilliant TV.


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