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Web series that rose to unscaled heights in 2020

Web series that rose to unscaled heights in 2020

December 31, 2020

While everyone was locked inside homes and the theatres shut, OTT dominated the screens this year. The entertainment industry churned out brilliant web-series with intricately woven and multi-layered plots that hooked the audience for the entire lockdown. The dramatic hooks and e...

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5 Indian diaspora actors that ruled 2020

5 Indian diaspora actors that ruled 2020

December 31, 2020

This year, two Indian actors starred in shows that were trending on Twitter within hours of their release on Netflix. Tamil-Canadian newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who plays the lead in Mindy Kaling’s new show Never Have I Ever and London-born actor Rahul Kohli, with his hor...

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Binge watching on rise in India: DAN report

Binge watching on rise in India: DAN report

September 20, 2020

India’s on demand digital streaming industry surpassed the national film industry in terms of both viewership and growth. With entertainment gone online coupled with a surge in online gamers, the pandemic has proven to be a fillip to the sector with consumers confined to their ...

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Censorship of OTT platforms in India likely

Censorship of OTT platforms in India likely

August 5, 2020

Over four years after they made their debut and at a time when they have become the default mode of cinema releases, OTT platforms in India come under scrutiny amidst calls for censorship.

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A long road to recovery for Indian film industry

A long road to recovery for Indian film industry

May 20, 2020

In an interview with Media India Group, Ravi Kottarakara, general secretary, Film Federation of India (FFI) and South India Film Chamber of Commerce (SIFCC), shares on how the lockdown has impacted the Indian film industry and why is it not possible to restart the shootings anyti...

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OTT platforms to Bollywood’s rescue

OTT platforms to Bollywood’s rescue

May 14, 2020

Though there is fierce competition between traditional cinema or the silver screen and the Over The Top (OTT) platforms, the newest kid in the entertainment industry, the coronavirus lockdown has brought the two rivals to cooperate as many large films that have been ready for rel...

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Trailer out for Netflix series on 2012 Delhi gang-rape case

Trailer out for Netflix series on 2012 Delhi gang-rape case

March 14, 2019

A rape case that took the nation by storm, brought people protesting and holding marches across the country and questioning women's safety in the capital, is soon going to be streaming on Netflix.

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Period. End of Sentence. récompensé aux Oscars

Period. End of Sentence. récompensé aux Oscars

March 7, 2019

Tonnerre d’applaudissements pendant les Oscars lors de l’annonce du prix du meilleur documentaire. Après les retentissements de l’affaire Weinstein et de #MeToo au sein du monde du cinéma, c’est le tabou des règles qui a été reconnu lors de la cérémonie, grâce au ...

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Netflix’s Indian short film on menstruation bags Academy Award

Netflix’s Indian short film on menstruation bags Academy Award

February 25, 2019

Period. End of Sentence - a film set in rural India based on the theme of menstruation of women, has won the Oscar in the documentary short subject category at the 91st Academy Awards that took place in Los Angeles.

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Felt Baazaar was maybe a little underrated, says actor Rohan Mehra

Felt Baazaar was maybe a little underrated, says actor Rohan Mehra

February 1, 2019

Rohan Mehra, who recently made his debut with the film Baazaar as one of the lead characters along with actors Saif Ali Khan and Radhika Apte, talks to Media India Group about his journey, the film and his future plans.

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This is the best time to experiment with content and to be an actor: Rasika Dugal

This is the best time to experiment with content and to be an actor: Rasika Dugal

December 11, 2018

  In her decade-long career, Rasika Dugal, who has done a mix of feature films like Manto and Qissa, short films like The School Bag and web series like Humourously Yours and Mirzapur, feels that it’s a great time for actors, writers, and directors with the advent of onlin...

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Netflix’s Indian series Sacred Games gets worldwide recognition

Netflix’s Indian series Sacred Games gets worldwide recognition

October 11, 2018

After marque shows on Netflix like The Crown and Narcos, the Indian series Sacred Games turned out to be a game changer for Netflix, and in particular for India’s nascent digital video-on-demand industry. However, ahead of the release of its second season, the show has been cau...

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