Amazon.in launches India’s largest Kannada Books, Movies and Music Store on the eve of Kannada Rajyotsava

Provides a one-stop destination for books by acclaimed Kannada authors like S L Bhyrappa, Ravi Belagere, Kuvempu, Girish Karnad & U R Ananthamurthy; Classic and modern movies of veterans like Dr. Rajkumar, Vishnuvardhan, Puneet Rajkumar; and Kannada folk music, classical, devotional, harikathe and film albums

Bangalore, October 31, 2014: Lovers of Kannada literature, movies and music now have a new destination to shop! Amazon.inon the occasion of the Kannada Rajyotsava Diwas announced the launch of its Kannada Books, Movies and Music store with a wide selection of more than 7300 books, 4700 movies, and 2500 music albums available at great prices and convenience of shopping online; making it thus the largest selection in India.

"The Kannada Rajyotsava is the time when the entire state celebrates the legacy of its rich culture, festivals and architectural elegance. To commemorate this day, Amazon.in has launched the new Kannada books, movies and music store on its marketplace. This new store provides an easy & convenient access to literary works, music and popular movies in Kannada for our customers across India who need not feel deprived of enjoying them from anywhere in India,", said Samir Kumar, Director Category Management, Amazon India.

This veritable paradise of Kannada books, movies and music store offers a wide selection ranging from classics, literature, fiction, biographies, business and finance, self-help, cook books and children’s books - from leading publishers and bestselling books by extremely acclaimed authors like S L Bhyrappa, Ravi Belagere, Kuvempu, Girish Karnad, U R Ananthamurthy amongst others will be available for readers. Additionally, readers can get their hands on Kannada translations of English best sellers. The store also offers has a wide selection of books for customers who wish to hone their Kannada skills or learn other languages like English, Hindi etc. with instructions in Kannada

Kannada movie aficionados can add to their collection by choosing classic as well as modern Kannada movies that have enthralled them all these years – movies of Dr. Rajkumar, Vishnuvardhan, Puneet Rajkumar and other veterans, as also recent famous actors and blockbuster movies. The collection offers a vast selection of movies from various genres like action, adventure, romance and drama by popular directors like Yogaraj Bhatt, Dinesh babu, Puttana Kanagal and others.

In the Amazon.in Kannada store, Kannada classical and popular music lovers can now pick up their favourite albums by Harikrishna, Hamsalekha, Ilayaaraja and others. The collection spans across all genres- Kannada Folk music, classical, devotional, harikathe and also film albums. The store has been curated in order to help modern Kannada speaking Indians who find it difficult to source books, movies and music for their family and themselves, especially if they do not reside in their state. Now shopping for their language products has become easier than ever before.

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