OTT platforms

Thirike: Representing Down syndrome on and off screen

Thirike: Representing Down syndrome on and off screen

March 21, 2021

For several minutes, the camera does not show the other child’s face. There are two children who are the subject of discussion – two little boys just orphaned after the death of their parents. The younger of them – four or five years old, looks worried, anxious, ev...

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Digital media & OTT rules: Freedom & privacy under siege

Digital media & OTT rules: Freedom & privacy under siege

March 5, 2021

Introduced to ‘curb misuse’ of digital platforms, new rules by the Indian government for the OTT and digital news platforms has led to worries about the freedom and privacy of individuals online.

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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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Films with thought provoking content fail to find audience in India

Films with thought provoking content fail to find audience in India

July 31, 2020

Films based on philosophy and thought provoking ideas do not make money at the box office in India. Even though such films win international awards and accolades, yet they have no nest in their home country.

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KIFF 2019: a festival celebrating cinema as a whole

KIFF 2019: a festival celebrating cinema as a whole

November 14, 2019

The 25th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) offers a complete bouquet of choices for the cinemagoers to choose from. While there is a complete category of selected German animation films, on the eve of Children's Day KIFF is going to have a special screening of four films...

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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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