Mumbai, April 15: Entertainment OTT platform Discovery Plus on Wednesday launched a limited time annual subscription package at Rs 99 to engage audiences in the period of extended lockdown. The offer can be availed on the Premium page of the app and is available till 11:59 pm, April 16. Discovery Plus OTT Platform to Cater Into Non-Scripted Content, Confirms Managing Director Megha Tata.

"Our campaign film drives the message of urging audiences to stay indoors while bringing alive the most picturesque outdoors on earth – outdoors which can be seen through myriad shows that are available on the app," Issac John, Business Head – Digital (South Asia), Discovery said in a statement. "The idea of the #SafetyExtended offer is to help families across the country enjoy and engage with premium and high-quality real-life entertainment during the extended lockdown period," he added. Google-owned YouTube Launches UPI Payment Mode in India.

Meanwhile, Discovery Plus will release an anthology of three COVID-19 documentaries this week, which can be streamed without a premium account in light of widespread curiosity about the Pandemic. Among the specials to be released is Pandemic COVID-19, a 45-minute probing documentary where experts reveal why COVID-19 is unique, why the world was so unprepared for it and what could have been done differently to contain its spread.

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