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Only 25% of Indians clear about lockdown 3.0 rules, says survey

NEW DELHI, May 6 -- The different guidelines, issued by home ministry, state governments and district administration, for lockdown 3.0 have confused most Indians. According to a survey by community so... Read More


Covid-19 to push India's monthly active internet user base to 639 mln: Kantar

NEW DELHI, May 6 -- India's monthly active internet user base is estimated to reach 639 million by the end of 2020, thanks to the coronavirus lockdown that has pushed people inside homes with not much... Read More


Disney+ estimates $1.4 billion loss in June quarter

NEW DELHI, May 6 -- Media and entertainment conglomerate The Walt Disney Company's video streaming service, Disney+, has estimated an income loss of $1.4 billion for the current quarter due to the cov... Read More


Disney estimates $1.4 billion loss in March quarter

NEW DELHI, May 6 -- Media and entertainment conglomerate, The Walt Disney Company, has estimated an income loss of $1.4 billion for the March quarter due to the covid-19 crisis. However, the over-the-... Read More


Netflix hires Zee Studios' Abhishek Vyas for original films

NEW DELHI, May 5 -- US streaming service Netflix has hired Abhishek Vyas, former head producer of the feature films division at Zee Studios, for its original films business in India. Vyas, who has al... Read More


Bollywood embraces made-at-home content amid lockdown

NEW DELHI, May 5 -- The coronavirus-led national lockdown has prompted Bollywood celebrities to churn out content created at home. Raj Nidimoru, known for films such as Stree and Go Goa Gone, has cre... Read More


Playback singers lose big income from live shows

NEW DELHI, May 4 -- The coronavirus scare has put an end to all live events and gatherings, spelling doom for music artistes especially Bollywood playback singers and composers who depend on concerts ... Read More


Theatre chains oppose direct-to-digital release of films

NEW DELHI, May 4 -- With the growing buzz around direct-to-digital release of films, a result of the prolonged lockdown, operators of multiplex and movie theatres have urged producers to not premiere ... Read More


Covid-19: Bollywood, TV celebs raise funds via songs, videos, collaborations

NEW DELHI, May 3 -- Celebrities across the film and television industry are pitching initiatives to both keep their fans entertained and raise funds for those in need during the covid-19 crisis. More... Read More


Covid-19 Impact: Sony takes 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' auditions digital

NEW DELHI, May 3 -- Sony Entertainment Television has gone digital with registration and screening process of the 12th season of its popular show, Kaun Banega Crorepati. A promo, which was shot at hom... Read More