DVD rentals1 min read . Updated: 29 Nov 2011, 09:43 PM IST
Upside: You get a lot of choice in Bollywood, Hollywood and world cinema and regional language films.
Downside: Getting popular movies can take a lot of time.
Cost: Membership ranges from ₹ 750 for three months and up to 15 movies to ₹ 3,999 for a year’s subscription that gives you unlimited movies.
Upside: Blue-ray movies, DVDs and PS3 games are all available for delivery.
Downside: The service seems to be most effective for Delhi/NCR.
Cost: Starts from ₹ 179 for two DVDs over three days, and a refundable security deposit of ₹ 1,000. The Blu-ray package starts at a minimum ₹ 249 for one rental. You can rent an unlimited number of DVDs at ₹ 449 per month, with a security deposit of ₹ 500.
Clixflix DVD Club
Upside: It has a really good Hollywood and world movies collection and it lets you rent one movie at a time without a monthly or yearly subscription. It uses an in-house courier service for most places.
Downside: Charges late fees. The maximum you are allowed to keep a DVD is overnight.
Cost:Rs 100 for a single DVD, with a refundable security deposit fee of ₹ 1,000. ₹ 1,999 gets you 25 DVDs over a year and ₹ 6,999 gets you 100 DVDs over two years, without a time limit on how long you can keep each.