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Ekta Kapoor brings actors, sportspersons together for a song of hope

NEW DELHI, May 12 -- Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor has brought several Bollywood actors, singers and sportspersons together for a song of hope in these testing times of covid-19. Titled Guz... Read More


Lockdown impact: Bollywood hopes for revival in second half of 2020

NEW DELHI, May 12 -- Notwithstanding the uncertainty surrounding the reopening of cinema theatres in India, Bollywood is banking upon festive weekends--Independence Day, Dussehra, Diwali, among others... Read More


Covid-19 may cut media, entertainment sector FY21 revenue by 16%: CRISIL

New Delhi, May 11 -- The economic slowdown, exacerbated by the covid-19 pandemic, is set to cull the Indian media and entertainment industry's revenue by 16% to Rs.1.3 trillion this fiscal, according ... Read More


Filmmakers give theatres a miss, opt for OTT platforms

New Delhi, May 10 -- The covid-19 pandemic has had what could be a trend-setting impact on the Indian film industry. Unwilling to wait for the end of the lockdown, a bunch of filmmakers have decided t... Read More


Hollywood shows the way, takes top movies to viewers' homes

New Delhi, May 9 -- As filmmakers and theatre owners in India spar over taking movies directly to digital streaming platforms with cinema halls shut indefinitely, Hollywood seems to have shown the way... Read More


Facebook to livestream movies along with Lionsgate India

New Delhi, May 8 -- In a first, Facebook will livestream movies starting this week for the next four Fridays in partnership with the Indian arm of Hollywood movie studio Lionsgate. The initiative titl... Read More


India's active internet user base to hit 639 mn by year-end

New delhi, May 8 -- India's monthly active internet user base is estimated to touch 639 million by the end of December, thanks to the covid-19-induced lockdown that has forced people to stay indoors. ... Read More


Viewership on TV loses pace, use of smartphones stable: Barc

New Delhi, May 7 -- India has gotten used to staying indoors, as is evident from the slow pace of growth in television viewership and stable smartphone usage in the seventh week of the covid-19-induce... Read More


TV viewership loses pace, smartphone usage stable in lockdown 3.0

NEW DELHI, May 7 -- The growth in India's television viewership has slowed down and smartphone usage has stabilised in the seventh week of the lockdown that has mandated people to stay at home. TV vie... Read More


'Extraction' builds on south Asian setting, Hemsworth's fan base in India

NEW DELHI, May 7 -- Chris Hemsworth, the Marvel movie star, is one of the few across the globe who has a reason to cheer this summer as his Netflix action spectacle, Extraction, races up the charts af... Read More