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  • Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan’s new film on Amazon Prime Video is a storm Jul 31, 2020 10:43 AM IST

    Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan’s new film on Amazon Prime Video is a storm

    Vidya Balan plays Shakuntala Devi with so much ease that you hate her smug, "I am correct?"

  • In pics | Lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for OTT platforms in India Jun 24, 2020 06:08 PM IST

    In pics | Lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for OTT platforms in India

    Since the lockdown came into effect, people are bingeing on streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar

  • War of words between producers, big multiplexes over digital release of films May 16, 2020 01:40 PM IST

    War of words between producers, big multiplexes over digital release of films

    The war of words, at a time the entertainment industry faces crippling revenue losses following the coronavirus-forced lockdown, was triggered by Amazon Prime Video acquiring Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Gulabo Sitabo" and "Shakuntala Devi", with Vidya Balan in the title role of the mathematics whiz, for direct-to-digital premieres.

  • COAI asks Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, others to take steps to ease network pressure Mar 23, 2020 10:00 AM IST

    COAI asks Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, others to take steps to ease network pressure

    In a letter to Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash, COAI has said, "Due to lockdown/ quarantine measures in various parts of the country, a sudden surge in demand for online video streaming is also expected to rise substantially."

  • Doubling down on Amazon Prime Video investments in India, says Jeff Bezos Jan 17, 2020 08:50 AM IST

    Doubling down on Amazon Prime Video investments in India, says Jeff Bezos

    Bezos met Bollywood biggies at a gathering where he chatted with superstar Shah Rukh Khan and director Zoya Akhtar.

  • Reporter's Take | Why Amazon Prime Video is betting on comedy Nov 29, 2019 05:07 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Why Amazon Prime Video is betting on comedy

    Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma talks to Maryam Farooqui to understand why Amazon is betting big in this genre.

  • Can Amazon Prime Video's bet on comedy genre propel it past rivals? Nov 29, 2019 11:12 AM IST

    Can Amazon Prime Video's bet on comedy genre propel it past rivals?

    Prime Video has around 40 stand-up comedy (Indian comics) specials on its platform.

  • Netflix and Amazon face censorship threat in India: Source Oct 17, 2019 07:12 PM IST

    Netflix and Amazon face censorship threat in India: Source

    Though concerns around possible censorship had prompted Netflix and Indian rival Hotstar to signs a self-regulation code in January, Amazon did not sign up and said 'the current laws are adequate'.

  • Comment | No 'originals' on foreign streaming services please, we're Indians Mar 19, 2019 04:50 PM IST

    Comment | No 'originals' on foreign streaming services please, we're Indians

    The national draft e-commerce policy brings over-the-top streaming services under the e-commerce arena. As the inventory-led model is barred for foreign-funded e-commerce firms, these OTTs won’t be able to stream original content – the key to their success.

  • Quick Take | Hotstar may get users to pay for Specials, but the game won’t be easy Jan 15, 2019 01:58 PM IST

    Quick Take | Hotstar may get users to pay for Specials, but the game won’t be easy

    Originals have always ruled the game of online video streaming, but Hotstar has competitors with deep pockets who aren’t sitting idle either.

  • Is promoter stake sale in Zee for survival or growth? Nov 20, 2018 02:57 PM IST

    Is promoter stake sale in Zee for survival or growth?

    With the rules of the game being redefined by the disruptors with formidable balance sheet, there is a potential downside risk to the business valuation of TV broadcasters

  • Podcast | Getting to the bottom of OTT media Mar 29, 2018 06:58 PM IST

    Podcast | Getting to the bottom of OTT media

    The over-the-top (OTT) space in India has seen a lot of action of late, with multiple major deals and announcements making headlines over the past few months.

  • Salman Khan signs deal with Amazon Prime Video Jul 31, 2017 04:15 PM IST

    Salman Khan signs deal with Amazon Prime Video

    The online streaming service will also have rights to films produced by Salman Khan Ventures.

  • Inside Edge, the First Indian Original, Becomes the Top Watched Show on Amazon Prime Video within a Week Jul 26, 2017 07:40 PM IST

    Inside Edge, the First Indian Original, Becomes the Top Watched Show on Amazon Prime Video within a Week

    (NASDAQ: AMZM) Amazon's first Indian Original Inside Edge broke multiple records in the first week of its launch as customers got hooked on to the Game behind the Game! From its launch on 10th July, it fast became the most watched title on Amazon Prime Video, catching the imagination of a cricket and entertainment loving nation. The new series has been an instant success, receiving an overall rating of 8.3 on IMDb.

  • Netflix to set up production unit in India to offer localised content May 16, 2017 04:16 PM IST

    Netflix to set up production unit in India to offer localised content

    Recognising the high potential for growth in India, and to overcome the pressure to localise content, the world’s largest video-on-demand services company - Netflix is planning to put up a production facility here.

  • COMMENT: Why Amazon Prime Video can hurt Flipkart more than Netflix Dec 15, 2016 06:16 PM IST

    COMMENT: Why Amazon Prime Video can hurt Flipkart more than Netflix

    It‘s a no brainer that people watch TV more than they shop online. Thus a Prime Video will bring an internet user on the Amazon India platform more often in a week.

  • Amazon extends video streaming to more than 200 countries Dec 14, 2016 06:42 PM IST

    Amazon extends video streaming to more than 200 countries

    Amazon said today it was extending its on-demand video streaming service to more than 200 countries, placing "The Grand Tour" and other shows in head-to-head global competition with "Narcos" and other Netflix hits.

  • Amazon seals deal with Green Gold Animation for Prime members Oct 13, 2016 03:42 PM IST

    Amazon seals deal with Green Gold Animation for Prime members

    "Prime Video, which is coming as an added benefit for Amazon Prime members in India, will be the exclusive subscription streaming partner for all upcoming TV episodes and TV movies of Green Gold Animation's popular Super Bheem, Chhota Bheem and Mighty Raju," it said in a statement.

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