India’s Amazon miniTV strikes Turkish drama deal with Eccho Rights

Hear Me (Source: Eccho Rights)

Indian AVOD service Amazon miniTV has acquired a package of Turkish dramas following a deal with distributor Eccho Rights, including the shows Hear Me and Dreaming Of You from Sürec Film and Love Puzzle from Gold Film.

Hear Me is a 66 x 45-minute series originally produced for Star TV that follows Ekim, who sets out to find the person responsible for paralysing her best friend Leyla in a hit-and-run accident. However, after finding out the truth, Ekim faces a choice between friendship and love.

Dreaming Of You is a 35 x 34-minute series made for Show TV about a young man who falls desperately in love with the daughter of one his care home residents. But as he gets closer to his dream girl, he finds it harder and harder to tell her how he feels.

Meanwhile, Love Puzzle is a 15 x 45-minute series, also originally made for Show TV, about Öykü and her boyfriend Cem, who are preparing to return home to Turkey to marry having met in London. However, on discovering that he has been cheating, Öykü falls in to the arms of another – the only problem is that the new man Ozan, is Cem’s brother.

Amogh Dusad, head of content at Amazon miniTV, said the shows would become part of of the service’s ‘Imported’ content category offering – “where we promise our customers one new international show every week”

“Our diverse content library will now also include popular Turkish dramas, dubbed in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Turkish dramas are known for their great story telling and production quality,” said Dusad.

In related news, Golden Boy, the Turkish drama produced by OGM Pictures for Star TV and distributed by Eccho Rights, has been renewed for a third season. The show has also recently been picked up by Telefe in Argentina, with the series having now sold to more than 120 territories worldwide.

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