Jaman is a company that offers users a movie discovery site, allowing them to browse viewing options offered across the internet.
In its previous iteration, Jaman was one of the very first sites to offer view on demand of media on the internet. It allowed viewing on a variety of platforms via a downloadable P2P client, specializing in foreign and independent films.
The company was founded by Gaurav Dhillon, who was the Chief Executive Officer of Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA), a Silicon Valley company that he co-founded in 1992.
In its first iteration, Jaman offered movies in both download rental and free ad-supported streaming formats. Jaman’s library included independent, international and studio films through deals with major film distributors including:
- Lionsgate (Dogville, Girl With A Pearl Earring)
- Paramount Digital Entertainment (Into the Wild, The Kite Runner)
- Arts Alliance America (Super Size Me)
- BBC Worldwide America (documentaries including Dowry Law)
- Eros International (Bollywood films such as Sholay, Chalte Chalte, Devdas and Eklavya)
- First Look Studios (Mayor of Sunset Strip)
- Magnolia Pictures (ENRON: Smartest Guys in the Room)
- Independent productions (Inside Iraq, Amu)