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Overseas markets look up for Indian cinema

NEW DELHI, Jan. 22 -- The overseas market is beginning to look up for Indian films despite restrictions continuing in several parts of the world. Tamil film Master managed around $4.75 million ( Rs.34... Read More


Justice Gita Mittal appointed new chairperson of BCCC

New Delhi, Jan. 22 -- The board of directors of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has appointed Justice Gita Mittal, former Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court, as the new chairperson o... Read More


Budget 2021: Multiplex owners meet FM Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi, Jan. 22 -- Representatives of the country's top multiplex chains met Union minister of finance and corporate affairs Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday to discuss the grave challenges facing the ... Read More


Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, Amazon Prime Video for 'Mirzapur'

NEW DELHI, Jan. 21 -- The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre, video streaming service Amazon Prime Video, and makers of crime drama Mirzapur---Excel Entertainment--in a plea seeking... Read More


Southern India leads movie theatre re-openings post lockdown

NEW DELHI, Jan. 21 -- Around 80% of movie screens in southern India are open now, with Kerala latest to allow cinemas to resume operations this January. In contrast, north of India has less than 40% o... Read More


Amazon Prime's 'Tandav' team apologizes as controversies hit hard

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- The team of Amazon Prime Video's latest original Tandav has put forth a collective apology in the wake of the controversies and complaints around the show, after a virtual meetin... Read More


News broadcasters body demands suspension of Republic TV's membership

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- The News Broadcasters Association has demanded suspension of Republic TV's membership of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) till the case related to alleged manipulation of... Read More


Bombay HC on SSR case: Some reporting by Republic TV, Times Now contemptuous

NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 -- The Bombay High Court on Monday held that the reportage of Republic TV and Times Now against the Mumbai police in the aftermath of the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput was pri... Read More


Union Budget: Filmmakers, theatre owners seek tax relief, more incentives for single screens

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- The upcoming Union Budget is likely to be crucial for the film and entertainment industry, devastated by the covid-19 pandemic and expected to contract by 67% in FY21. First, the... Read More


Vijay's 'Master' brings cheer to the movie box office on Pongal weekend

NEW DELHI, Jan. 17 -- There is finally some good news for India's ailing film exhibition sector. The Pongal weekend has brought cheer for the movie box office with Tamil superstar Vijay's film Master ... Read More