YouTube is already hosting lot many hindi movies which are available to watch for free. Few weeks ago, YouTube showcased the blockbuster movie “Dabangg” and now they have launched the YouTube BoxOffice which premieres with the latest blockbuster from Yash Raj Production named “Band Baaja Baaraat“.
YouTube BoxOffice will showcase one blockbuster movie per month. In partnership with Intel, YouTube has launched this ad-supported channel where one blockbuster hindi movie will play for a month. One can also browse the other movies hosted on the channel. You can find movies like Pardes, Dil Toh Bachha Hai Ji, Masti, GolMaal, Maine Pyaar Kiya and many more. Click on the “More Movies” section to browse them on the same page.
[ad id='9' style='float:left;margin:10px 10px 10px 0'] This new initiative is definitely a good option for viewers as well as production houses. Viewers are getting the latest movie on YouTube which they can watch as per their convenience. At the same time, production houses will definitely get good amount of money from their share in ads running at intervals.
Restrictions and Limitations on YouTube BoxOffice
As the channel is ads supported, you can’t forward the movie. One video ad of 15 seconds will come in interval of 10 minutes and you can’t skip that ad. YouTube Channel BoxOffice requires Adobe Flash. If you are using a device which doesn’t support flash like Apple iPad, then you can’t play the video from this channel.
For “Band Baaja Baaraat” fans – The complete movie is also available on Yash Raj’s official YouTube channel and you can watch the movie without any restrictions i.e. no ads on 10 minutes interval and you can forward the movie as well. Go to this page of YouTube to watch the movie.
The featured movie is available in 1080p, 720p and other resolutions. You need good Internet connection speed to play the movie in decent quality.